[Review] The Limehouse Golem (2017) – by Kieran Fisher

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Foreign correspondent Kieran Fisher steps in to review the Jane Goldman adaptation of “Dan Leno and the Limehouse Golem” in Juan Carlos Medina’s horror thriller The Limehouse Golem. The film spares no crimson bloodshed when it comes to displaying the horror of a killer striking London, England. Bill Nighy stars as Inspector Kildare with Olivia […]

“Dave Made a Maze” (2017): A Quirky Hybrid Comedy Packed With Laughs and Heart

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Dave Made a Maze is the first directorial feature from actor Bill Watterson. Some of you will know his face from his brief appearance in the 2014 chiller Ouija, but it’s his work behind the camera that’s going to get him noticed at this moment in time. That’s not to say that Watterson isn’t capable […]

“The Devil Lives Here” (2015): Brazilian Folk Horror Fails to Live Up to Its Potential

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When it comes to independent genre fare, Artsploitation Films is a company with a great track record.  While not every effort has been a home run, you can at least admire most for striving to be somewhat original, or for at least for shining a light on cinema from countries rarely associated with having a […]

“Krampus Unleashed” (2016): The Anti-Santa Returns to Spread Christmas Fear

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After spending hundreds of years hidden away in the depths of Austro-Bavarian folklore, the Krampus is now a staple of holiday horror cinema.  Last year, Michael Dougherty’s Krampus brought yuletide terror back to the masses and introduced unacquainted audiences to the mythology behind the European Christmas demon.  To coincide with the release of that movie, […]

“Killjoy’s Psycho Circus” (2016): Demonic Clown Learns What It Means to Be Human

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It’s been 16 years since Full Moon Entertainment unleashed their evil clown Killjoy on horror fans, but he didn’t make the best first impression – or second for that matter.  Granted, you never go into a Full Moon movie expecting couscous, but their track record for tasty popcorn has been consistent throughout the years, but, […]

“The Perfect Husband” (2014): Marital Problems Take an Unexpected Turn in Artsploitation Film’s Latest Release

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Artsploitation Films have established themselves as quite the force in independent genre cinema in recent years.  Going into their films, there is always reason to be excited if you’re seeking something unconventional and out of the ordinary.  The experimental, art house trappings of their films certainly aren’t for all cinematic tastes, as there isn’t a […]

“Contact’’ (2009): A Surreal Hallucinogenic Experience That Leaves Us With Lots to Ponder

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Contact is a short film from New York based filmmaker Jeremiah Kipp, and it’s a mind-altering experience if there ever was one.  Opening with a middle aged couple (played by Katherine O’Sullivan and Tom Reid) waiting for a guest to arrive, we are immediately transported to a seedy underbelly in a derelict estate where we […]

“Lucky Girl’’ (2015): Unflinching Hungarian Horror Short Treads Familiar Ground With Style

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Serial killers are a staple of horror cinema, and they always will be.  Like murder itself, films which entail unsuspecting victims being tortured and massacred are timeless as they portray real world fears on screen that aren’t far-fetched at all, as history has proven.  To some horror fans, the notion of more serial killer fare […]