Review: Blair Witch

Director: Adam Wingard Stars: James Allen McCune, Callie Hernandez, Brandon Scott What is it about watching the young being preyed upon in horror movies that we find so enduring, so morbidly entertaining? Time and again we are drawn back to the well, often through perpetuating franchises. A Nightmare On Elm Street. Friday The 13th etc. And now Blair Witch, … Continue reading Review: Blair Witch

Review: The Guest

The Guest is the latest baby from filmmaking duo Simon Barrett and Adam Wingard, most notable for gifting us last year's phenomenally entertaining home invasion horror You're Next. That movie (which all genre fans should give some time over to) saw them breaking away from the more navel-gazing productions that had carried their names before. As usual … Continue reading Review: The Guest

Review: You’re Next

Rumbling out of the mumblecore movement (or a splinter of it dedicated to horror referred to as, wait for it, mumblegore), writer/director partnership Simon Barrett and Adam Wingard have caught some limelight recently for their work in short film, providing notable sections for the V/H/S movies and for their contribution to The ABCs of Death. Asserting themselves … Continue reading Review: You’re Next

Review: V/H/S 2

When the first V/H/S movie gatecrashed its way into the UK earlier this year it felt, for better or worse, like a shot in the arm for the horror genre. A nasty, scuzzy compendium of video nasties, it was a showcase for the rush of new talent bursting through. And whilst it didn't all work all … Continue reading Review: V/H/S 2