America Has Fallen

American has fallen so many times of late it needs a frame. That’s not a sneaky satirical dig at the current presidency… Although… Nope! let’s no open that door. It’s a comment on the number of “Presploitation” films we’ve seen recently in which the country has purportedly gotten itself into a situation where it needs to get up. AHF is …

Panteon Woods

The Blair Witch Project has a lot to answer for. Whether the makers of the film knew their no budget hit would spawn a whole slew of copycats, parodies and rip offs I don’t know, but they’re to blame for all of the “twat in the woods” genre which are favoured by directors who want to make something but don’t …

Realm of the Damned – Tenebris Deos

Mention Cradle of Filth to me and the only thing I can conjure from my metal loving memory was a group of lads from up north (it’s all up north to us Londoners) with a cool black metal gimmick, and many a blurred out T-Shirt dubbed in mail order catalogues as the, “Vestal Masturbation” shirt that got many a school …

David Brent: Life on the Road

In 2003 we said goodbye to the employees of Wernham Hogg for the last time. The paper merchants in the lively town of Slough, home to the largest industrial estate in the whole of Europe, had for the previous two years been the subject of a hit BBC documentary called “the Office”. From Tim the 30 something frustrated sales rep …

Sad Vacation – Sid & Nancy’s last weekend..

By: Deano Peppers To the establishment the Sex pistols epitomised the anarchistic ideals of the disenfranchised youth. The hardcore punk fraternity however see them as posers, a boy band created by executives that was moulded into a machine of scripted acts of rebellion and controversy. Although the chaos that ensued from these events with the characters involved ultimately assured it …

‘Blood and Gourd’ is a pumpkin-smashing good time

By: Tommy Dively Living in the post-Batman Begins world, it’s getting harder and harder to find genuine thrills and horror that inhabit a universe without it being soul-crushingly dark and dreary. The order of the day is gritty realism, making the ridiculous relatable, the horrific very real. So it’s a wonderful breath of fresh air to fall into the at …