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Hunted is an Impressively Nasty Piece of Work [Fantasia Review]

The premise of Hunted is one we’ve seen countless times before; a woman goes to a bar, meets a man who seems nice, and, before she knows it, finds herself abducted and speeding towards certain death w...

Fanny Valette, Johan, Libereau, Raphael Lenglet, and Nicolas Giraud as Chloe, Loic, Guillaume, and Fred in Abel Ferry's High Lane.

High Lane Strikes the Perfect Blend of Horror and Suspense [Retrospective]

Abel Ferry’s High Lane is a French language film that – like most foreign language films – should be watched with subtitles, rather than the opting for the dubbed version. I bring this up becaus...

Blood on my Sofa: The Mansion is a Place for Gore and Gags

Welcome to Blood on my Sofa! Each month I will be providing you with a movie recommendation. It won’t be just any movie, but a film I watched during the previous month that really rocked my worl...

Blood on my Sofa: Revenge

Welcome to Blood on my Sofa! Each month I will be providing you with a movie recommendation. It won’t be just any movie, but a movie I watched during the previous month that really rocked my wor...

Raw Is The Cannibal Coming-Of-Age Story You Didn’t Realise You Wanted

It’s a fascinating time for women in horror, with Elle, Raw and Prevenge all making an impact in the last couple of months alone, depending on where you live. If you’re on the other side o...

Diabolique

Horror in Black and White: Diabolique (1955)

Horror movies come in all shapes, sizes, and even colors. As we all eagerly anticipate the next new thing coming in genre film, it’s important that we not forget where it all started. In this se...

Why High Tension Still Divides Fans 13 Years Later

High Tension, which is also known by the names Haute Tension and Switchblade Romance, is one of the most important horror films of the early 2000’s. It helped to usher in the movement now known as New...

New French Extremity - Gas Station Killer in High Tension

Why New French Extremity is One of the Most Important Movements of the Last Decade

Horror tends to move in cycles. We’ve all seen it. Things go in and out of fashion, some styles are embraced for a few years and then tossed away, anything can come back at the drop of a hat. The past...

Oasis of the Zombies

Cult Corner: Oasis of the Zombies

Welcome to Cult Corner where we dive through the bargain bins to determine if a movie is trash or treasure. Today’s pick…Jesús Franco’s Oasis of the Zombies. Oasis of the Zombies is pretty...

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