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Review: The Hexecutioners

Two disparate young women working for a company that conducts euthanasia are dispatched to a remote estate to perform a custom assisted-suicide ritual, but unwittingly summon the wraiths of a Death Cult that once inhabited the property. From the writer of Pontypool, Tony Burgess comes this moral tale of euthanasia and sometimes things are not…

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Review: The Forest

A woman goes into Japan’s Suicide Forest to find her twin sister, and confronts supernatural terror. Simply put, ‘The Forest’ is the very worst brand of multiplex horror. It tells the story of an American woman (Natalie Dormer) who ventures into Japan’s Aokigahara forest (a popular stomping ground for the suicidal) in search of her…

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Short: Mindless

Directed by: Katie Bonham Written by:  Katie Bonham Cast: Nicholas Vince,  Eloise Daye, Kate Danbury It was around twelve months ago that I reviewed a little short, The Paperround. It showed great promise and was an effective, almost dialogue free short. A year later director Katie Bonham brings us the follow up, Mindless. Nicholas Vince plays Peter, a seemingly…

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Review: Pride And Prejudice And Zombies

Five sisters in 19th century England must cope with the pressures to marry while protecting themselves from a growing population of zombies. I was intrigued by the idea of this movie, how often does such a classic tale as this get mashed up with a zombie outbreak. It all seemed very silly and a great…

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Review: Goosebumps

A teenager teams up with the daughter of young adult horror author R. L. Stine after the writer’s imaginary demons are set free on the town of Madison, Delaware. You’d be forgiven for thinking that, on paper, R.L Stine’s multi-million selling Goosebumps series would be a tricky thing to attempt to adapt to film. A…

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Interview: Katie Bonham

She had been busy becoming a known face on the UK horror circuit over the last few years, but it was with her third short The Paper Round that British filmmaker Katie Bonham really landed on the Real Reel Scares radar. Receiving its world premiere at FrightFest Glasgow in 2015, the follow-up to Doll and The…