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  • The Cavalier's Dream

    The Cavalier's Dream

    ★★★★

    A good look at the macabre and what was classed as horror in the 1890's. The appearance of witches and Mephistopheles signifies the fears and superstitions of the time. A great, atmospheric short that can lend so many ideas to modern genre stories.

  • Apostle

    Apostle

    ★★★★

    “God is pain... is suffering... is betrayal.” 


    Apostle had been on my radar since it’s release in 2018, but I’d yet to watch it until now. After seeing the trailer I had high hopes, and I can say for certain - my excitement for this movie wasn’t for nothing. 

    The beginning 30 minutes or so is choppy in its editing and narrative style, and initially, I was sceptical. We’re introduced into the plot quite abruptly to make way for the…

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  • Camp Death III in 2D!

    Camp Death III in 2D!

    ★★★

    The movie is a gory fun-fest where everyone is in on the joke, the kills are unique, and I have to give this movie points for the toaster kill without giving too much away. It’s definitely stupid, but in the sense that it’s just a lot of fun to watch.

    Camp Death certainly plays off stereotypes and subverts expectations and it feels almost scary movie-esque in how it parodies the mainstream slasher tropes. The comedy is slapstick at times, and…

  • Ghost Stories

    Ghost Stories

    ★★★★★

    Everything is exactly as it seems. 

    Ghost Stories has been on my radar since I first saw the trailer, but has been sat in my watchlist ever since. I don’t know what I was expecting, but it certainly wasn’t that. 

    A beautifully macabre look into the human psyche disguised as a chilling anthology, Ghost Stories is bleak horror done right. It keeps you guessing all the way to the very end, giving you mere hints to what could really be…