Frightfest 2011: Five of the Best

FrightFest is probably my favourite film festival and it’s definitely five days in August that I now look forward to every year. This is in part down to the excellent organisation, the incredible atmosphere and the fellow film fans you get to spend the August Bank Holiday with but mostly it’s because the festival affords … Read more

Frightfest 2011 Horror Panel with Larry Fessenden, Ti West, Lucky McKee, Adam Green, Joe Lynch and Andrew van den Houten

Larry Fessenden When you make films you want to delight an audience and guys and gals in this audience are here for the thrills and I understand that that’s a role that horror plays. But I think with the advent of better technology you’re able to show more and more detailed gore and I just … Read more

Hatchet II Review

Hatchet II picks up directly after the events of the first film as Marybeth (after a swift bit of recasting) escapes Victor Crowley and the swamp that is his home. Just before she makes her escape though there is a brief scene that features the video camera from the first film and is a scene … Read more

Frozen Review

Dan, Parker and Lynch are on a ski trip together and after persuading the chairlift operator to let them do one last run they are accidentally left stranded on the chairlift high above the slope. Originally believing it to be a momentary breakdown the three joke about their situation but as the lights on the … Read more