‘Inner Demons’ Review
Written by Jason McDonald, October 1, 2014
“Inner Demons” is the latest found footage film to take a stab at the subject of demonic possession through guerrilla filmmaking, however, this one uses a unique premise and method to portray the familiar story in a new light.   That being said, does the film manage to do more than simply have a unique hook? The

Daniel Radcliffe’s Horns Movie Review (Fantastic Fest 2014)
Written by Flay Otters, September 28, 2014
There is a confounding challenge screenwriters face when it comes to capturing the magic of the written word in the pages of a novel and channel that into a script and onto the screen. It becomes all the more tough when a novel or writer is highly thought of – such is the case with

Godzilla Review
Written by Jason McDonald, September 28, 2014
The King of Monsters is back for another round in America.  We all remember the 1998 American attempt at adapting Godzilla to the big screen.  What a glorious wreck that was.  Personally, I didn’t truly hate it, but I could see why Godzilla fans the world over were super upset about it.  So does this

Legacy of Thorn [Review]
Written by Chris Savage, September 28, 2014
As you guys are well aware, we love the indie scene. It’s where ideas are free to flourish regardless of the size of the budget, all that matters is that they have a ton of passion and a camera, and the rest should simply fall into place. Case in point is MJ Dixon. An indie

Shrew’s Nest Movie Review (Fantastic Fest 2014)
Written by Flay Otters, September 23, 2014
There is an inescapable rumbling, murmuring dread that creeps along in the undercurrent of Juanfer Andrés and Esteban Roel’s Shrew’s Nest that is so steady and so well measured that once things hit the fever-pitch, you hardly know what to do with yourself. It is something that is hard to put your finger on as

Tusk Movie Review (2014 Fantastic Fest)
Written by Flay Otters, September 21, 2014
At its heart, Kevin Smith’s Tusk is a midnight movie. The strange mad-scientist angle, the screwy body horror, the slightly blue humor of its leads – this is all midnight movie territory. And while that is cool in a way, we’ve all seen enough of those to know that you either have to go full-out,

ABC’s of Death 2 Movie Review (Fantastic Fest 2014)
Written by Flay Otters, September 21, 2014
Much like with the V/H/S series, it would be a fool’s errand to try to compare (on the whole) the first ABC’s of Death film to the newest ideration. Primarily because you have a whole new batch of directors tackling the framework and the behind the scenes folks having had the experience of making the

Circus of the Dead (2014) Review
Written by Flay Otters, September 21, 2014
If you’re an average, normal thinking person, you feel deep down that there is something inherently creepy about clowns. Given the cinematic context clues from everyone from Pennywise in IT, Captain Spaulding in House of 1000 Corpses, Stitches, the ‘Killer Klowns’ (from outer space) and hell, even that midget clown in Xtro, there is more than enough to suggest the

When Animals Dream Movie Review (2014 Fantastic Fest)
Written by Flay Otters, September 21, 2014
What is immediately and undeniably striking about Danish director Jonas Alexander Arnby’s film, When Animals Dream is the textural quality that everything in draped in right from the start. It is a wispy, muted color palette that seems to ebb and flow in a way that is deliberate and lovely but not contrived. It is

CUB (Fantastic Fest 2014) Movie Review
Written by Flay Otters, September 19, 2014
When dealing with children in peril in horror films, you come to expect a certain set of rules, a certain pathway from start to end that give us the hero, the villain, the comic foil, the human drama, the adult influence and the calming resolution. This is what we see time and time again and

Dead Snow 2 Review : The Must See Horror Film!
Written by Simon Rother, September 18, 2014
If you loved “Dead Snow”, then it’s IMPOSSIBLE for you NOT to like “Dead Snow 2: Red Vs. Dead”, directed by Tommy Wirkola (who also did the first chapter), and having been presented at Montreal’s Fantasia Film Festival. (SPOILERS IF YOU HAVEN’T SEEN THE FIRST “DEAD SNOW”.) “Red Vs. Dead” picks up where the first

All Hell Breaks Loose (Review)
Written by Chris Savage, September 15, 2014
A couple of weeks ago we got word of a little flick entitled All Hell Breaks Loose, which is a throwback to that grindhouse style. A style which has had somewhat of a resurgence these past couple of years, and of course there have been some good and some not so good. Thankfully, All Hell

Trailer: Dead of Winter Gives You Chills
Written by Stephanie Joyce, September 2, 2014
Coming in third place last year at Z-fest, we have scored the trailer to Dead of Winter, finally complete this year. The trailer looks pretty darn cool as the effects and the way the story plays out looks like something that very feasibly could happen when you go out Geocaching in the, well, “Dead of

Trailer: Fear Meets A Strong Heroine In ‘The Guest’
Written by Stephanie Joyce, August 30, 2014
Now this seriously looks cool. Right when I thought The Guest was going to be like a Fear remake, a girl steps up to the plate and fights back. I like it. And there’s a similar character arc that we saw unfold with the kick-ass female Aussie in You’re Next. Oh wait, that’s because it

As Above So Below (2014) review
Written by Flay Otters, August 30, 2014
Whether you take it as a morality play about atonement or a cautionary tale about unchecked drive or just a cat-scare first person freak-out, As Above So Below will work for you as far as you’ll let it. By that I mean, it doesn’t do any one part strongly but if you can hang with

The Editor Premiering at Toronto Film Fest
Written by Stephanie Joyce, August 27, 2014
From the minds of Adam Brooks (Producer) and Mathew Kennedy (Director), who made such micro-budget features like Manborg and Father’s Day, their quirky vision for cinema will be followed up by The Editor which will premiere at Toronto International Film Festival early September. Here is a preview of what you can expect by film reviewer

What Doesnt Kill You Review
Written by Simon Rother, August 23, 2014
Would you do something so drastic yet so high-risk if it meant it might give you the opportunity to start over with a clean slate? Where you could risk everything and lose it all to perhaps regain it all? These questions are at stake in Rob Grant’s (“Mon Ami” presented at the Fantasia Film Festival

The Drownsman Movie Review
Written by Simon Rother, August 9, 2014
A supernatural killer in the likes of Samara Morgan (The Ring) is darkly present in “The Drownsman”, making its world premiere at Montreal’s Fantasia Film Festival. Madison is deathly afraid of water. Whether it be a lake, a sink full of water, or even a glass of this natural liquid. You see, Madison nearly drowned

Goal of the Dead Movie Review
Written by Simon Rother, August 7, 2014
To follow in the footsteps of the 2014 World Cup comes a movie where its soccer/football players really chomp down on competition. Right out of France, making its North American premiere at Montreal’s Fantasia Film Festival was the zombie flick: “Goal of the Dead”. Samuel Lorit plays for Paris’ soccer team and is returning tonight

Open Windows Movie Review
Written by Simon Rother, August 5, 2014
Making its Canadian premiere at Montreal’s incredible Fantasia Film Festival was Nacho Vigalondo’s thriller, “Open Windows”. If you enjoy spending hours staring at your computer screen, this could be a movie for you. Nick Chambers (Elijah Wood) just won an online contest permitting him to meet and dine with actress Jill Goddard (Sasha Grey; former