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The Burning – Tony Maylam (Arrow)

Don’t look; he’ll see you. Don’t breathe; he’ll hear you. Don’t move; you’re dead!  That immortal line is the only real way to start this review of classic 1981 stalk and slasher The Burning. On announcement that Arrow were releasing… Continue Reading →

Tales Of Halloween – Various (Arrow)

Ye olde anthology horror film is the equivalent of the short story and something that has never completely gone out of fashion. It’s not as easy to deliver a shock when you have to do it in such a short… Continue Reading →

Madman – Joe Giannone (Arrow)

I wasn’t actually sure whether I had seen this 1982 movie back in the day prior to sitting down and watching Arrow’s brand new spanking hi-def upgrade of it. Not surprising really as there were more maniacs, madmen and mutilators… Continue Reading →

The Initiation – Larry Stewart (Arrow)

You may not recognise the name Larry Stewart but if you were growing up in the late 70’s early 80’s and liked genre television you no doubt watched some of the shows he was involved in. These included some real… Continue Reading →

Slice & Dice – The Slasher Film Forever – Calum Waddell (88 Films)

The geek in me just loves reading about and watching documentaries about genre films so this was a no brainer that I was eager to get to grips with. Director Calum Waddell is well known to fans of horror movies… Continue Reading →

Fields Of The Nephilim – London Shepherds Bush Empire 31/10/12

Yes that date is indeed Halloween and what better night is there to go to a gig like this? I was lucky enough to catch Alien Sex Fiend a couple of years ago on this witching night and it is… Continue Reading →

A Look ‘Inside’ – French Extremity Part Four

Behind You!  The stalk and slash film was really enjoying a resurgence around now, it is as though the terror of putting people in peril was ever more popular. France is a country that has done an admirable job in… Continue Reading →

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