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UNFRIENDED (2014)
Unfriended Reviewed: 19 May 2015
 
 

Spurred on by a fun trailer and glowing reviews from the press I headed out to see Unfriended this last Bank holiday weekend. It looked like the sort of film I’d usually wait till it was on Netflix but the reviews insisted this was a film-going experience worthy of the big screen. Unfriended follows the lives of a group of teenagers and the twist is the whole film takes place on Blaire’s computer screen. Everything we see/hear comes courtesy of her Facebook messages and Skype calls. Each character only appears in cyberspace in a small Skype square lit only by their screen’s eerie glow.

Reviewer: Richard Mansfield
Rating: out of 5
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MAD MAX: FURY ROAD (2014)
Mad Max: Fury Road Reviewed: 18 May 2015
 
 

Right from the opening scene with a two-headed mutant lizard scuttling through the desert (and watch for exactly what happens to it), you know director George Miller hasn’t lost his touch as he reboots his 1979 original for the 21st century. Miller refers to his 2015 vision as a “reduced, dystopian future” which has turned into “a medieval past” where a desert fortress called the Citadel, run by the evil Immortan Joe, and allies Gas Town and the Bullet Farm, controls everything by limiting the water supply. Immortan runs the Citadel with an iron fist, with the War Boys, the underlings he enslaves.

Reviewer: Nina Romain
Rating: out of 5
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STONEHEARST ASYLUM (2014)
Stonehearst Asylum Reviewed: 17 May 2015
 
 

Oxford University, 1899, and The Alienist (Gleeson) is conducting a lecture on hysteria for his medical students. The patient is brought in – Eliza Graves (Beckinsale) and has supposedly been in his care for a number of years. She begs the students to help her, scared, claiming not to be mad (as mad people usually do in films like this, I suppose?) But, there’s clearly something wrong with her. Is she mad, or is The Alienist (an old term for psychiatrist or psychologist specializing in asylum medicine) covering something up? Thus begins “Stonehearst Asylum”, a lush looking, higher budget, inoffensive would-be horror yarn in the Gothic mode aimed at audiences who like films like “The Woman in Black” or stories such as the work of Henry James or MR James. This particular film is based on the Edgar Allen Poe short story “The System of Doctor Tarr and Professor Fether” (although for some reason the filmmakers only credit “based on a story by Edgar Allen Poe”).

Reviewer: David Paul Hellings
Rating: out of 5
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HOLD (SHORT) (2014)
Hold (Short) Reviewed: 17 May 2015
 
 

HOLD is a simple idea in a short film that's reasonably well put together. The idea that a man in a post-apocalyptic world is after nothing more than a moment of emotional contact is a good one. It's nicely shot by Joni Juutilainen, and Kolelas as Him is watchable. It's not a short film that's interested in the cliches of the genre, which is refreshing to see.

Reviewer: David Paul Hellings
Rating: out of 5
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HAUNTED HOUSE, THE (SHORT) (2014)
Haunted House, The (Short) Reviewed: 17 May 2015
 
 

Nicely shot and played, The Haunted House is a witty and well-made short in which a group of teens in suburban America decide to spend the night in a supposedly haunted house.

Reviewer: David Paul Hellings
Rating: out of 5
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THE HOUSE AT THE END OF TIME (2013)
The House at the End of Time Reviewed: 04 May 2015
 
 

Venezuelan mystery horror 'The House at the End of Time' has had plenty of success since its domestic release back in 2013 marking it as the most successful and highest grossing thriller to ever come out of the country. The movie itself has perhaps been a little shamelessly touted and marketed overseas as a straight forward horror thanks to some rather selective quotes and practically unrelated promotional cover art. Despite its overly desperate non-domestic marketing it's very clear within the first half hour that this is more of a dramatic mystery thriller more so than just an all-out supernatural horror flick.

Reviewer: Steven Davies
Rating: out of 5
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AFFLICTED (2013)
Afflicted Reviewed: 29 April 2015
 
 

Derek Lee and Clif Prowse are long-time best buds who are about to embark on a round the world trip, mostly because Clif wants to show Derek a good time and lift his spirits. You see, Derek has been in and out of hospitals for a while due to a possibly fatal brain aneurysm. Clif also plans on documenting the trip via video and an accompanying blog. Unfortunately, things take a turn for the worse in France after one wild night with a mystery woman. Derek’s health and general mood also start to worsen at a rapid rate, but he flat-out refuses to get checked out at a hospital. But then something even stranger starts to happen. Derek finds he has super-strength and super-human agility.

Reviewer: Ryan McDonald
Rating: out of 5
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OPEN GRAVE (2012)
Open Grave Reviewed: 29 April 2015
 
 

Sharlto Copley wakes up in a huge grave full of dead bodies on a dark and stormy night. He has no idea who he is, where he is, or how the hell he got there. Although his bones appear to be extremely fragile, he manages to get out of the pit with the help of a mystery person. He heads towards a house where he finds himself amongst a group of people (Erin Richards, German actor Thomas Kretschmann, Hong Kong actress Josie Ho, and Joseph Morgan from “The Vampire Diaries”) who also don’t seem to know who they are and are reluctant to trust Copley. Slowly but surely, as they investigate the house, their memories start to come back slowly, though Ho’s mute character is very hard to communicate with. That’s all the plot you’re gonna get out of me, hell I might’ve even told you too much already.

Reviewer: Ryan McDonald
Rating: out of 5
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LOVE ME (2012)
Love Me Reviewed: 27 March 2015
 
 

This thriller from the director of no less than 3 Hellraiser sequels (Rick Bota) starts out well enough but quickly becomes tiresome.

Reviewer: Phil Davies Brown
Rating: out of 5
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DELIVER US FROM EVIL (2014)
Deliver us from Evil Reviewed: 27 March 2015
 
 

Eric Bana plays Sgt. Ralph Sarchie, a South Bronx cop on the strangest case of his career, one that will change the cynical, lapsed Catholic forever. Several incidents of a bizarre nature (one being a dangerous situation involving a crazy woman, a baby, and the local zoo) seem somehow linked to returned Iraq war soldiers. Eventually Sarchie (who has almost kind of a sixth sense/clairvoyant ability that helps his police work) and his partner Bulter (Joel McHale) are approached by an unorthodox Catholic priest (Edgar Ramirez) who believes that demonic possession is at the heart of all these strange goings on. Olivia Munn plays Sarchie's wife, whilst Sean Harris plays one of the disturbed war veterans.

Reviewer: Ryan McDonald
Rating: out of 5
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MISOGYNIST (2013)
Misogynist Reviewed: 18 March 2015
 
 

For those of you who have shied away from the chaos surrounding the much over-hyped sexual thriller 'Fifty Shades of Grey' may want to try something a little more edgy and satisfying. Enter writer/director Michael Matteo Rossi with his new thriller ‘Misogynist’. Actor Jon Briddell stars as Trevor, a sociopath who engages with young men in secret underground seminars that teach them how to gain control of a women’s psyche and get whatever he desires.

Reviewer: Steven Davies
Rating: out of 5
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THE PIGMAN MURDERS (2013)
The Pigman Murders Reviewed: 09 March 2015
 
 

In the wilderness of Connemara, Co. Galway, seven friends head off for a weekend break to celebrate the first year anniversary of death of their close friend. The Pigman Murders is a found footage survival/slasher horror written and directed by Stephen Patrick Kenny.

Reviewer: Richard Mansfield
Rating: out of 5
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JESSABELLE (2014)
Jessabelle Reviewed: 09 March 2015
 
 

Saw VI director Kevin Greutert finally got his wish to direct a movie his mother could watch, after he teamed up with horror powerhouse Jason Blum to tell this terrifying tale set in Louisiana.

Reviewer: Phil Davies Brown
Rating: out of 5
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BLACKWOOD (2013)
Blackwood Reviewed: 09 March 2015
 
 

Ben Marshall, a College Professor recovering from a nervous breakdown relocates his wife and son to Blackwood house in the countryside hoping for a fresh start. It would seem Ben’s life is turning a corner until he starts to notice strange things about the house. He keeps seeing figures that aren’t there and a young boy running around bloodied wearing an owl mask. Ben becomes obsessed with uncovering the mystery of Blackwood and saving his young family.

Reviewer: Richard Mansfield
Rating: out of 5
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PARANORMAL ACTIVITY: THE MARKED ONES (2013)
Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones Reviewed: 27 February 2015
 
 

A couple of Latino teens in California (Andrew Jacobs and Jorge Diaz) are goofing around with a video camera by sneaking it into the air vent to spy on a neighbour. They see the rather shapely woman completely naked and engaging in…hell, they don’t even really know, but it looks bizarre. When something drastic happens to the neighbour, the boys sneak into her apartment and look around, finding all kinds of crazy occult stuff. The next morning, Jacobs wakes up with some kind of mark on his arm. And it’s not long before his behaviour starts to change…not to mention he seems to have the ability to levitate, a bit like the characters in “Chronicle”. Whatever is going on with Jacobs, it’s up to Diaz and their female friend Gabrielle Walsh to find out and save him.

Reviewer: Ryan McDonald
Rating: out of 5
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GINGER SNAPS (2000)
Ginger Snaps Reviewed: 27 February 2015
 
 

Centring on two macabre, suicide-obsessed teenage sisters who are way too old to have never menstruated; Bold and sexual Ginger (Katharine Isabelle) and mousy Brigitte (Emily Perkins), who are savagely set upon by a wolf one night. Brigitte is unharmed, but Ginger gets bitten. But this appears to have been no ordinary wolf, as Ginger’s wounds seem to heal rapidly, and she starts getting hairy…and even growing a tail! And then there’s the craving for human flesh. Teenage angst with a side order of shape-shifting and flesh-eating are today’s specials it seems. Mimi Rogers is well-cast as the girls’ useless and entirely clueless mother.

Reviewer: John Townsend
Rating: out of 5
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GINGER SNAPS II: UNLEASHED (2004)
Ginger Snaps II: Unleashed Reviewed: 27 February 2015
 
 

After destroying her werewolf sister Ginger (Katharine Isabelle) at the end of the first film, Brigitte (Emily Perkins) is on the run and frankly wigging out. She’s taking drugs (or Wolf’s bane) to attempt to stop or slow down the transformation process now that she too is destined to become a creature of the night (Or is that vampires?). Meanwhile, there’s another werewolf seemingly stalking her with presumably sinister wolf-on-wolf sexy time intentions. Unfortunately, after an attack, Brigitte is caught and put inside a drug rehab facility, labelled a desperate junkie. This means no Wolf’s bane, and a very, very hungry and shape-shifting Brigitte, as facility director Janet Kidder (Margot’s incredibly sexy niece) is clueless to what is really going on here. Meanwhile, the werewolf tracking Brigitte down appears to be rapidly heading towards her. Brigitte is befriended by a chatty, comic book geek called Ghost (Tatiana Maslany), who may be able to help her escape the facility. Brendan Fletcher turns up briefly as a dorky library worker, just in case you were in any doubt that this is Canadian.

Reviewer: Ryan McDonald
Rating: out of 5
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GINGER SNAPS BACK (2004)
Ginger Snaps Back Reviewed: 27 February 2015
 
 

Set in snowy Canada in the 1800s, the film concerns sisters Ginger (Katharine Isabelle) and Brigitte (Emily Perkins) drifting through the wilderness. After encountering a weird old Indian woman who spouts dire warnings, Brigitte gets caught in a bear trap. Thankfully, an Indian hunter (Nathaniel Arcand) turns up to help, and leads them Fort Bailey, a trading post. But the men (Brendan Fletcher and surly J.R. Bourne among them) there are deeply fearful of outsiders, with only captain Tom McManus insisting they stay. Unfortunately, Fort Bailey seems to be targeted by werewolves…and Ginger gets bitten by one. And so it begins.

Reviewer: Ryan McDonald
Rating: out of 5
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DEVILS DUE (2014)
Devils Due Reviewed: 27 February 2015
 
 

A couple of Latino teens in California (Andrew Jacobs and Jorge Diaz) are goofing around with a video camera by sneaking it into the air vent to spy on a neighbour. They see the rather shapely woman completely naked and engaging in...hell, they don't even really know, but it looks bizarre. When something drastic happens to the neighbour, the boys sneak into her apartment and look around, finding all kinds of crazy occult stuff. The next morning, Jacobs wakes up with some kind of mark on his arm. And it's not long before his behaviour starts to change...not to mention he seems to have the ability to levitate, a bit like the characters in 'Chronicle'. Whatever is going on with Jacobs, it's up to Diaz and their female friend Gabrielle Walsh to find out and save him.

Reviewer: Ryan McDonald
Rating: out of 5
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REALITY KILLS (2010)
Reality Kills Reviewed: 04 February 2015
 
 

This American home decorator slasher is a cheap-but-effective horror starting with a fictitious news item about a Long Island resident, James Parrish, who a few years back visits a local tattoo artist to get 'Moros' inked on the back of his shaven head. He then kills his entire family at his home 132 Burningmoore Lane and apparently disappears forever.

Reviewer: Nina Romain
Rating: out of 5
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EX_MACHINA (2015)
Ex_Machina Reviewed: 16 January 2015
 
 

Caleb, a young enthusiastic employee at the world's largest internet company, wins a competition to spend a week at a private mountain resort belonging to Nathan, the mysterious CEO of the company. On arrival at the facility Caleb discovers he will have to take part in a series of experiments testing Nathan’s new project, Ava a robot with the most advanced artificial intelligence yet.

Reviewer: Richard Mansfield
Rating: out of 5
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IT FOLLOWS (2014)
It Follows Reviewed: 16 January 2015
 
 

Oh you silly teenagers. Lazing around watching TV, whiling the hours away in your swimming pools and chilling out with your friends is fine. But surely you know by now that having sex is going to have life-changing repercussions that could end up with you in a twisted, mangled and decidedly dead heap on a beach? Surely you've seen "Scream", "Halloween" and the like, films in which ironically it's after you have sex that you really get fucked.

Reviewer: Greg Taylor
Rating: out of 5
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LEPRECHAUN: ORIGINS (2014)
Leprechaun: Origins Reviewed: 15 January 2015
 
 

21 years after audiences first encountered Warwick Davis as the Leprechaun, WWE Films have taken the concept back to basics for this prequel and whilst it’s not exactly ground breaking stuff, it’s a competent effort.

Reviewer: Phil Davies Brown
Rating: out of 5
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THE ISLAND OF DR. MOREAU (1977)
The Island of Dr. Moreau Reviewed: 15 January 2015
 
 

When initially released in 1977 Don Taylor’s version of H. G. Wells’ classic novel The Island Of Dr. Moreau was very much a morality tale of the times. Amidst a backdrop of growing intolerance for medical experiments on animals appeared a film wholeheartedly dealing with that very topic. The very experiments the titular doctor was carrying out seemed to be entirely relatable to audiences’ changing opinion but now, when such things are so abhorrently unacceptable, this is a film that suddenly feels very dated. To dismiss it however would be to ignore a strikingly interesting film.

Reviewer: John Townsend
Rating: out of 5
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THE PYRAMID (2014)
The Pyramid Reviewed: 06 January 2015
 
 

Egyptology has long fascinated the British – Shakespeare laid out its opulence in some of his most famous scenes, centuries later the country became a British colony for 74 years, British explorer Howard Carter opened Tutankhamen’s tomb and Britain’s eyes to the possibility of ancient death-dealing curses in 1922, and some of the greatest exhibits of the British Museum are much-loved treasures of the Nile. And then, to crown our national obsession, we sent our finest acting export to explore Egypt’s great mysteries on film – Jay from “The Inbetweeners”.

Reviewer: Greg Taylor
Rating: out of 5
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