Film bits and bobs

The House of the Devil (2009)

First published by EyeforFilm On stage at the Film4 FrightFest 2009 to introduce his latest feature, writer/director Ti West declared: “It’s a very different film from The Roost.” Yet what … Continue reading

August 25, 2015 · 1 Comment

The Film4 FrightFest 2011 Post Mortem

First published by EmpireOnline (no longer live) Year on year, the Film4 FrightFest seems to grow in size and scale, and this August bank holiday weekend’s was no exception, as … Continue reading

June 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

FrightFest 2011 Diary: Day 4

First published by Little White Lies Diary Day 4 – Sunday, 27th August  Today saw FrightFesters agonising over Andy Nyman’s torturous Quiz From Hell, and then being mildly disappointed by … Continue reading

June 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

V/H/S (2012)

If the title of V/H/S evokes a video format prevalent in the 1980s, then its extraneous ‘slashes’ point in two opposite directions, suggesting both the horror subgenre most closely associated … Continue reading

January 18, 2013 · 1 Comment


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