Category Archives: Thoughts on film

Review of Jennifer Kent’s THE NIGHTINGALE

The Nightingale is the eagerly anticipated follow up to Jennifer Kent’s horror debut The Babadook. Set in 1825 Australia, only half a century or so after Captain James Cook claimed it for the British, Kent unapologetically presents you with the … Continue reading

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Hook your sci-fi audience with mystery, not science lecturers

Excerpts from a podcast talking to the makers of the new sci-fi/mystery FREAKS “When you’re writing a mysteru, you know all the answers. It’s really hard to understand when an audience is getting each piece of information. “When we wrote … Continue reading

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What is auteurism? What is an auteur?

Auteurism. au·teur·ism. noun. The definition of auteurism is the belief that a movie should primarily reveal the director’s feelings and beliefs as if he has written it himself. The theory that the director’s vision should be clearly seen in a … Continue reading

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UK Horror anthology PSYCHOMANTEUM OUT NOW

Proud to announce that PSYCHOMANTEUM is officially released globally on Amazon Video and Screambox (Unlimited horror for die hard fans). This anthology of psychological horror films includes the short film I did in collaboration with Triple AAA Films: FALLEN. PSYCHOMANTEUM … Continue reading

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BRITFLICKS BEST OF THE BEST AWARDS – Arrow Video Frightfest 2018

Top 5 at Frightfest 2018 1) CLIMAX Written and directed by Gaspar Noe Climax retells the true story of a nineties dance troupe who unwittingly drank booze spiked with LSD. See it on the biggest screen you can find with … Continue reading

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Arrow Video FrightFest 2018: Day 5 Film Reviews

WOLFMAN’S GOT NARDS, THE WITCH IN THE WINDOW, THE FIELD GUIDE TO EVIL, POSSUM, THE DARK, BLACK SITE & CLIMAX. Full article here.

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Arrow Video FrightFest 2018: Day 4 Film Reviews

Day 4 of Arrow Video FrightFest, with reviews of LIFECHANGER, LUCIFERINA, WHITE CHAMBER, THE MAN WHO KILLED HITLER AND THEN THE BIGFOOT, BODIED, HE’S OUT THERE, GHOST MASK: SCAR, TERRIFIED, VIDEOMAN, THE NIGHT SITTER & ANNA AND THE APOCALYPSE Full … Continue reading

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