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
4/20 Massacre (USA 2018) Dir: Dylan Reynolds Jamie Bernadette, Vanessa Rose Parker, Jim Storm, James Gregory For lovers of Mary Jane, the twentieth day of April has become the one day of the year marked for activities involving a certain plant related substance. Legend has it that the date was picked due to numerous malignContinue reading Inhale. Exhale. Scream.
Dead & Buried (1981) USA Dir: Gary Sherman James Farentino, Jack Albertson, Melody Anderson In the coastal town of Potter’s Bluff, tourists are being murdered in various gruesome ways, only to seemingly return from the dead without a scratch, only days later. Sheriff Dan Gillis (Farentino) investigates, aided by the local mortician Dobbs, (Albertson, inContinue reading A New Dimension In Fear… Dead & Buried (1981)
I love a good list. In true High Fidelity style I’ve decided to make top ten lists a semi regular feature on the site, and to kick off, here is my inaugural top ten horror films. The criteria for making the cut was that the film had to have had an immediate visceral impact onContinue reading Top Ten Horror Films
Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi (USA 2017) Dir: Rian Johnson Watching this latest instalment of the Star Wars series was a rollercoaster experience; I went through alternate feelings of both loving and loathing it, punctuated by the occasional threat of boredom. And boredom is a feeling that should be anathema when watching anContinue reading Requiem for A Galaxy Far Far Away?