20th Jun
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Countess Erzsébet Báthory

Bathory – movie review

Bathory (2008) Based on the true life serial killer, Elizabeth Báthory. Plot: Bathory is based on the legends surrounding the life and deeds of Countess Elizabeth Bathory known as the greatest murderess in the history of mankind. Contrary to popular belief, Elizabeth Bathory was a modern Renaissance woman who ultimately fell victim to men’s aspirations for power […]

21st May
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frontier(s)

Frontier(s) – movie review

Frontier(s) – (2007 film) Plot: A gang of young thieves flee Paris during the violent aftermath of a political election, only to hole up at an Inn run by neo-Nazis. Review: Frontier(s) is one of my favourite movies in the hillbilly/redneck genre. It’s a European take on The Texas Chainsaw Massacre. Directed and written by Xavier Gens, Frontier(s) rode the […]

19th May
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in-my-skin

In My Skin – movie review

In My Skin (2002 film) Plot: A woman grows increasingly fascinated with her body after suffering a disfiguring accident. Review: In My Skin (French: Dans ma peau) is a hidden nightmare of a movie. The movie was directed, written and played the main role of Esther by Marina de Van. In My Skin was on the cusp of the French […]

13th May
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Martyrs

Martyrs – movie review

Martyrs (2008 film) Plot: A young woman’s quest for revenge against the people who kidnapped and tormented her as a child leads her (Mylène Jampanoï playing Lucie) and her friend Anna (Morjana Alaoui), who is also a victim of child abuse, on a terrifying journey into a living hell of depravity. Review: Martyrs is a 2008 horror film written […]

13th May
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Inside horror movie

Inside – movie review

Inside (2007) Inside (French: À l’intérieur) is a 2007 French horror film directed by Julien Maury and Alexandre Bustillo, starring Alysson Paradis and Béatrice Dalle. Plot: A scissor-wielding psychopath (Béatrice Dalle) terrorizes a pregnant widow (Alysson Paradis) on Christmas Eve. Review: Inside is everything this movie is hyped up to be. Pure unadulterated brutality. It is […]