A Bay of Blood

ORDER DVD From legendary Italian director Mario Bava comes the granddaddy of splatter flicks, (also known as Twitch of the Death Nerve and Carnage amongst other names) this is the precursor to all those masked killer, revenge laden, chock full of blood movies that we all reveled in during the heady days of the early 80s – hell, a […]

Fear the Forest

ORDER DVD “Some time ago” (no, really, the movie’s that unspecific) two teenagers were killed in the Northern Valley in upstate New York. The locals had long reported sightings of a strange giant humanoid creature, and an anonymous local philanthropist put out a 2.5 million dollar bounty for anyone who could catch or kill the […]

Bully

ORDER DVD Larry Clark’s films are known for their often controversial subject matter involving young kids and their experimentations with drugs, sex and violence. Bully has a healthy blend of all three subjects only this film takes it all a step further… Based on the real life events of a group of middle class kids […]

Deadly Sweet

ORDER DVD When the name Tinto Brass is attached to a film, it would probably lead most audiences to expect one of two things: i – A collision of 1970s Art House erotica and (s)exploitation shock tactics, such as in his infamous Caligula and Salon Kitty. ii – Curvaceous, scantily clad and sexually liberated young […]

Valhalla Rising

Valhalla Rising is the story of ‘One Eye’ a mute Scandinavian slave who frees himself from captivity in Scotland. Accompanied by the boy who bought him his slop, ‘One Eye’ ends up in tow with Crusaders making their way to the Holy Land to reclaim it ‘in the name of Christ’. I’ll start with the good […]

Bath Salt Zombies

Another great no budget effort from Dustin Wade Mills, the man behind Night Of The Tentacles, this film makes the most of its limitations, providing a fast paced, well acted (well okay, that could be pushing it), good time for fans of low budget splatter. In New York City a new drug has hit the streets, […]

The 33D Invader

From Man Kei Chin (aka Cash), esteemed director of such classless muck as Sex and Zen 2 and The Forbidden Legend: Sex & Chopsticks I & II, comes this goofy softcore take on The Terminator. Opening in the year 2046, we meet our heroine Future, a nubile young thing being sent back to the year 2011 by the United […]

Livid

French writing/directing duo Alexandre Bustillo and Julien Maury made big waves in the horror world in 2007 when they unleashed the visceral simplicity of Inside. Virtually a one-set movie, it was effectively two women and a load of sharp implements doing battle around a house. Lean, mean and gore-soaked, Inside won acclaim from fans who […]

Armadillo

Restrepo was the war documentary that everyone was buzzing about in 2010, but in the same year another film was released: Armadillo. Restrepo (read review here followed a group of American soldiers in the Korengal Valley (Afghanistan), the film also has a book counterpart by Director Sebastian Junger called War. Restrepo received a lot of attention and acclaim, it won Grand Jury Prize and […]