03rd Mar
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the-witch

The Witch – movie review

The Witch (2015) Plot: New England, 1630: William and Katherine lead a devout Christian life, homesteading on the edge of an impassible wilderness, with five children. When their newborn son mysteriously vanishes and their crops fail, the family begins to turn on one another. Directed by Robert Eggers, starring Anya Taylor-Joy in the main role. Review: I […]

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 […]

02nd Jun
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inbred

Inbred – movie review

Inbred (2011) Plot: Four young offenders and their care workers visit the remote Yorkshire village of Mortlake, which prides on keeping itself to itself. A minor incident with locals rapidly escalates into a blood-soaked, deliriously warped nightmare. Review: Usually seeing Alex Chandon‘s name on a film is reason enough to poke your eyes out. His intentions […]

01st Jun
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mum and dad

Mum & Dad – movie review

Mum & Dad (2008) Plot: Mum and Dad, and their “adopted” children, Birdie & Elbie, work at the airport. When Lena, a young Polish office cleaner, is befriended by Birdie, she gets drawn into a nightmarish world of torture, murder and perversity. Imprisoned in a suburban House of Horrors and designated a “Mummy’s Girl”, Lena’s […]

07th May
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the altar horror movie

The Altar – movie review

The Altar (2014) Plot: A young family move to an isolated estate that the wife has been hired to restore, only to discover that the previous owner is reputed to have murdered his wife. Review: The Altar is a 2014 film directed by Nick Willing from his original screenplay. The film stars Olivia Williams as Meg Hamilton, Matthew Modine as Alec Hamilton, Antonia Clarke as Penny […]