Modern Times (1936)

Aside from all the obvious, the words Charlie Chaplin remind me of two things. The first being an anecdote my mum tells from my childhood where I was playing a game with my parents where we had to give the initials of a famous person and the others had to guess who it was. T.T. […]


I hate using the phone. Detest it. I know I should be joining in with the… ooh isn’t it awful how nobody talks to each other anymore thanks to technology… brigade. But I don’t think it is awful. Don’t get me wrong – I’m happy to converse digitally and in person but telephones are the […]

Videoman (18) – worth a rewind?

In short, yes. Shown at HOME Mcr, UK, last month, as part of the FilmFear season, Swedish film Videoman (Videomannen) is one of those films where it’s difficult to explain what it’s about. I mean, I suppose it’s relatively easy but not in a way that really makes much sense when trying to convey to someone its […]

HOME is where FilmFear is…

The third annual horror fest returns to Manchester, UK’s HOME this week – in association with Film4. From 26 – 31 October, residents, visitors and all round horror fanatics can enjoy 6 days of cult films, extreme cinema and an all round fright fest on the big screen. With a mix of new and classic, […]

Brooklyn Horror Film Festival kicks off today!

After what feels like forever and a day, pumpkins are a popping up all over the show and the Brooklyn Horror Film Festival cuts the red ribbon on day one of the week-long festival. From 11-18 October, film fans can get their gore on and indulge their senses in films from around the globe in […]

New Release – e-DEMON (2018)

There’s a new(ish) genre in town. It’s part of the same family as Blair Witch, Paranormal Activity, but it’s moved on a level, and feasts on our penchant (I mean, not my penchant. I have no discernible penchant for Face-time, Skype, etc and so forth – it’s mortifying even without the demon element) for online […]