Without getting too bogged down in the machinations of the plot of It Stains The Sands Red, the film’s idea for a fresh take on the zombie subgenre is to localise the epidemic to just one of the undead, and his one victim.
In The Good Neighbor, aspiring documentarians Ethan and Sean (The Walking Dead’s Logan Miller and It Follows’ Keir Gilchrist) carry out an experiment on their reclusive elderly neighbour Harold Grainey (The Godfather and Misery‘s James Caan).
Slasher tropes head for Holland in The Windmill Massacre, a well-intentioned throwback where a seemingly disparate group of tourists are terrorised in the Dutch countryside by a demonic, scythe-wielding entity.
…or The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Senator Charlie Roan.
With your heyday far behind you, how far would you go to relive your glory days?
You might remember that we loved Scott Lyus’ new short Silently Within Your Shadow. Scott’s been touring the short around the UK for the last couple of months, and the film returns to its original home at The Royal George, Soho on July 9th for its next screening. Ahead of that, Scott joined us to answer some rapid-fire questions…
Home invasion gets its biggest reinvigoration since You’re Next with Hush, the latest from Oculus director Mike Flanagan.
The age-old horror standard of the ‘bad babysitter’ gets a seriously impressive overhaul in Emelie, a deeply claustrophobic and remarkably uncomfortable thriller from feature-debut director Michael Thelin.
Johannes Roberts’ The Other Side of the Door is a maddening tangle of contradictions. Amidst its flashes of creativity lies a frustrating dependence on genre clichés that ultimately hampers its effectiveness a little too much for it to elevate itself too far above average.