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  • Dagon

    Dagon

    ★★★★

    Although I’m a big fan of films such as Re-Animator, From Beyond and Dolls, whenever I’ve delved deeper into Stuart Gordon’s filmography, I’ve always felt a little disappointed. However, I’m pleased to say this isn’t the case with Dagon! In fact it’s probably the biggest and most ambitious movie of his whole career. It’s based on a classic HP Lovecraft tale involving a couple who get trapped on a small island inhabited by these humanoid/amphibian cultists who worship a ‘god…

  • The Odd Family: Zombie on Sale

    The Odd Family: Zombie on Sale

    ★★★★

    A thoroughly enjoyable South Korean ‘rom-zom-com!’ I can understand how this might not be everyone’s cup of tea, but for a fairly light and ‘family-friendly’ comedy, I was surprised how entertained I was during this, with plenty of laughs to be had. Although it doesn’t push many boundaries, it does have some enjoyable narrative twists on the genre, as well as great performances, music, and exciting cinematography. Overall I did feel it could have done with a more dark/twisted edge to it at times, but for someone like myself who isn’t the biggest fan of zombie films in general, this felt surprisingly fresh and alive.

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  • The Stuff

    The Stuff

    ★★★

    Well I’m never eating marshmallow fluff again...

  • The Invisible Man

    The Invisible Man

    ★★★★½

    In a world where every mainstream, big-budget horror seems to take place in the increasingly dull ‘Conjuring Cinematic Universe’ (which we all apparently needed 🙄) The Invisible Man is a breath of fresh air. Director Leigh Whannell effortlessly blends horror, thriller and sci-fi together in a grounded and terrifyingly modern depiction of the classic Universal monster. Much like the director’s recent film, the excellent Upgrade, I love the use of camera work and editing throughout the action sequences, which is very stylised…