Good evening film fiends! I hope his regular missive is finding you all well on this chilly evening (here in rainy old England anyway) on the night before All Hallows Eve? in keeping with the spooky season I’m treating myself to a screening of john Carpenter’s eponymous 1978 slasher at Nottingham’s Broadway cinema tomorrow night,Continue reading Newsblast 30/10/2018
This October, GRIMMFEST, Manchester’s International Festival of Fantastic Film celebrated its tenth anniversary with the biggest line-up of film premieres ever, along with audiences to match. Now the Festival Jury’s votes are all in, and the audience ballots all tallied up, Grimmfest is proud to reveal this year’s award-winners: Horror Channel Lifetime Achievement Award: BARBARA CRAMPTON (RE-ANIMATOR,Continue reading Grimmfest 2018 Award Winning Films
Good morning film fiends! I have a quadruple whammy of upcoming greatness for you all to feast your retinsa on as well as a cool little short form the Dobrofsky brothers over at Short Story TV. let’s dive in – It’s going to be a killer Christmas! The terrifying backstory of the yuletide slaughterer comes to digitalContinue reading Newsblast 22/10/18
Good day film fiends! Just one upcoming release to share with you today, but it’s a doozy (I mean, who doesn’t like werewolf films, right?) Check it out below – THIS OCTOBER, HUNGER SHOWS NO MERCY From legendary underground filmmaker Todd Sheets comes a howlingly terrifying werewolf movie for Halloween, BONEHILL ROAD! Emily and Eden StevensContinue reading Newsblast 16/10/18
A Quiet Place (2018) US Dir: John Krasinski Emily Blunt, John Krasinski, Millicent Simmonds Several months after the world’s human population has been decimated by blind extra terrestrial creatures that hunt by sound, the Abbott family continue to survive on their isolated farm. When their youngest son Beau is killed by one of the creatures,Continue reading What kind of people are we if we can’t protect our children?
Now in its tenth year, Grimmfest is the premier horror film festival in the north of England, and the organisers were kind enough to grant press passes to The Stricken Land so we could report back on the many delights the festival had to offer. Held at the Odeon Great Northern the centre of Manchester,Continue reading Grimmfest 2018 Review
Good morning film fiends, on this the first day of October, everything horror fan’s favourite month of the year! I’ve got a couple of new releases to impart to you this week, but first I’ll get in a quick plug for the Mayhem Film Festival that takes place at the Broadway cinema in Nottingham overContinue reading Newsblast 01/10/18