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The Score (74)

The Score (74)

We kick off this week’s edition of the score with a sinister poem about a nine year old boy who, while roaming the streets of an alternate London late at night, is bitten by a mysterious creature. Upon returning home the child falls asleep, only to awaken an entirely different beast. Suffice to say his parents suffer the worst of it. Sony are ramping up their promotional machine in order to raise awareness of the pending release date for their PS4-exclusiv…

Published on Saturday, January 17, 2015

Freaky Friday

Freaky Friday

Isn’t it always the way? You spend years waiting for a maniac to come along and slaughter you and all your friends, then two come along at once! Regular readers may recall our enthusiasm for upcoming online multiplayer murder simulation “Summer Camp: Slasher vol 1”, where players are tasked with surviving an’ 80s horror film homage while one lucky player attempts to slice and dice them. The game plays out in a virtual Camp Crystal lake (in all but name) an…

Published on Monday, January 12, 2015

The Score (73)

The Score (73)

Welcome to the first edition of The Score in 2015! That’s right, folks, why not kick off your weekend with a roundup of the week’s more interesting snippets of horror gaming goodness? After all, by now you’re surely sick of peace on earth and goodwill to all, and are more than ready to start tearing shit up again, at least via the media of video games. While you were eating enough food and drink to support a family of nine living in a trailer park on the o…

Published on Saturday, January 10, 2015

Grim Up North

Grim Up North

What better way to escape the unforgiving cold, grey skies and biting wind than refusing to leave the house, huddling up to your PC screen and indulging in a horror gaming session? Especially if said game is heavily influenced by The Shadow Over Innsmouth and plays out in an unforgivingly cold, grey sky-covered Yorkshire village? It’s like going outside, inside! Sanctuary Interactive have released All The Way Down for all to play for free and we cannot thi…

Published on Thursday, January 8, 2015

15 Seconds Of Terror

15 Seconds Of Terror

Is it just me, or are horror films getting shorter? While 80-90 minutes remains the standard for full-length features, horror shorts are getting ever more inventive, and ever more compact. As if yesterday’s 1MINUTENIGHTMARE web series wasn’t concise enough, writer/director Jaiden Frost comes along with a whole new concept, and an even brisker runtime. Frost is the first horror filmmaker to have an instagram channel devoted to creating and distributing what…

Published on Wednesday, January 7, 2015

1minutenightmare

1minutenightmare

Got a minute? Want to use it to watch a horror film? Sixty seconds is all it takes, as the following press release explains: “Give them pleasure – the same pleasure they have when they wake up from a nightmare…” – Alfred Hitchcock

Published on Tuesday, January 6, 2015

PMS Cop

PMS Cop

Writer/director Bryon Blakey’s ultra-low-budget satirical splatterfest PMS COP was one of our favourite indie outings of last year. You can read our review here, but suffice to say it’s the kind of cult labour of love our industry needs more of. To that end, we’re happy to point you in the direction of Blakey’s new Kickstarter campaign, which intends to raise funds to help promote the film and take it to various festivals throughout 2015. A worthy cause if…

Published on Monday, January 5, 2015

Under The Skin (121)

Under The Skin (121)

Well, that’s it. No more mince pies and no more leftover turkey – the festive season is officially over and it’s back to the drudgery of everyday life. But don’t despair; below you’ll find a selection of new horror trailers to brighten up even the most dismal January morning. Proving that we know our audience, we’re starting with Sheldon Wilson’s SHARK KILLER, about a gem-swallowing killer shark! ‘The services of shark killer Chase Walker have been engag…

Published on Monday, January 5, 2015

Something Under The Christmas Tree

Something Under The Christmas Tree

If there’s one thing missing from Christmas Day, it’s elf-killing carnage. Thankfully, writer/director Danny Villanueva, Jr. shares this opinion, as you’ll see in his festive-themed frightfest SOMETHING UNDER THE CHRISTMAS TREE.

Published on Monday, December 22, 2014

The Score (72)

The Score (72)

What better way to start the last Saturday before the big family-friendly festive day than immersing yourself in a fine selection of digitised gore? That’s right, folks, other than spending the day in bed eating bacon sandwiches while your partner insists you should do nothing but play video games and add to that ever-expanding waistline, there really isn’t anything finer than a tidy selection of horror gaming news served direct to your eyeballs with a sid…

Published on Saturday, December 20, 2014

Welcome To Dignity Pastures

Welcome To Dignity Pastures

Do you have three minutes to spare? Do you like gory short horror films? If so, writer/director Brian Lonano’s WELCOME TO DIGNITY PASTURES is just the ticket! ‘Dignity Pastures Funeral Home takes great pride in assisting families to grieve their lost and will give you a respectable and dignified service...no matter what happens.’

Published on Friday, December 19, 2014

Chomp!

Chomp!

Sick and tired of zombie movies? Think you’ve seen every possible permutation? Check out writer/directors Adam & Joe Horton’s award-winning three minute opus CHOMP! for a new take.

Published on Thursday, December 18, 2014

Counter Parts

Counter Parts

We continue our festive countdown of horror short films with acclaimed director Patrick Rea’s COUNTER PARTS. Starring Somyia Finley as embittered identical twins, it’s a bloody tale of sibling rivalry and voodoo gone wrong (when does it ever go right?)

Published on Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Service

Service

If you’re anything like us you’re probably sick of Christmas by now. Peace on earth and goodwill toward men is all well and good, but where’s the horror? To that end, allow us to make your festive season just that little bit more bearable with a series of horror shorts playing from now until the big day (or until we run out). We kick off in fine style with writer/director Jerry Pyle’s SERVICE. Enjoy!

Published on Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Under The Skin (120)

Under The Skin (120)

You may have noticed that Under The Skin, our (usually) weekly roundup of all the net’s new horror trailers, has been missing for the past few weeks. In part this was due to chronic understaffing in the wake of illness and/or holidays, and in part to the fact that there haven’t been enough trailers to justify it. But fret not – we’re back and we’re bursting at the seams! In the run-up to Christmas, when all is festive good cheer and jolly fat men, you can …

Published on Monday, December 15, 2014