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Review: The Limehouse Golem

A series of murders has shaken the community to the point where people believe that only a legendary creature from dark times – the mythical so-called Golem – must be responsible. A period drama, no wait a period horror thriller starring Bill Nighy, yeah I’m up for that. From the trailer I got a very…

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Short: Avant Macabre

Directed by: John Shelton Written by:John Shelton Cast: John H. Shelton, Steven Chamberlain,  This five minute short teams poems with atmospheric imagery, focusing on the horror of the message, and the emotions they elicit from the film maker. It’s a very nice idea, and something rarely done these days, but I’m not sure what the…

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Review: The Other Side Of The Door

A family lives an idyllic existence abroad until a tragic accident takes the life of their young son. The inconsolable mother learns of an ancient ritual that will bring him back to say a final goodbye. She travels to an ancient temple, where a door serves as a mysterious portal between two worlds. High hopes…

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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: Howl

When passengers on a train are attacked by a creature, they must band together in order to survive until morning. The second film from ex special effects Maestro Paul Hyett, Howl comes on the back of a very strong debut in The Seasoning House. Hyett goes for a completely different style and genre with his…

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Review: Bait

Bex and Dawn are trapped. They dream of taking control of their lives and owning their own upmarket cafe, but no one will give people them the opportunity. As brutal and hard hitting as Bait is, there is something comforting about watching a film set in locations that I know, people that I can relate…

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Review : Woman In Black 2 – Angel of Death

  In 1941, during the Blitz, a group of eight children are evacuated to the country with their headmistress and Eve ( Phoebe Fox) a teacher who has experienced loss in her young life. Unfortunately, it is very much out of the frying pan, as they are evacuated to Eel Marsh House, the crumbling ancestral…