When was the last time we had a proper a lovercraftian inspired cosmic horror? Not since the days of Stuart Gordon and John Carpenter. Well, now we have a film that definitely fills a void (sorry) that’s been missing from cinema for many years.
A look into the world of unimaginable terror where isolation is the real threat. The eyes of the Mother is a debut film from director Nicolas Pesce and stars Kika Magalhaes (‘Welcome Home’), Will Brill (‘Not Fade Away’) and Olivia Bond (‘Roger Dodger’). Horror films sometimes force the scares on the audience by setting themselves in desolate … Continue reading
A documentary based on the story behind Raiders of the Lost Ark: The Adaptation (1989)
SiREN is the feature length version of the ‘Amateur Night’ short from V/H/S; arguably the best short from the film. Director Greg Bishop helms the project with David Bruckner (the short’s original director) is on as writer. Bishop’s adaptation features a solid mix of horror, fantasy and some impressive special effects considering the low budget, short … Continue reading
So, with the recent rebirth of the video-game and the relative success it is having, I thought I’d have a crack at a fan cast. I’ll stay away from story spoilers because the game is absolutely brilliant and I’d urge anyone that’s a fan of the series to check it out.
A documentary about Esports, Surely not? What the hell are Esports? Why should I care? All Work No Play aims to answers these questions. This documentary focuses on a very small part of a worldwide phenomenon.
The Snooty Ushers take a look at another documentary which might just pass you by
A tiny town in Tennessee is the most unlikely of places you would expect to find the hardest trail race in the world
Whilst on this journey of collecting Hidden Gems sometimes you need a little help to point you in the direction and that exactly what I got from friend of The Snooty Ushers, Phil Grenyer. In a time of need where my potential Hidden Gem watches were waning a true hero appeared to me and offered … Continue reading
Now, I don’t normally look for recommendations, especially with horror films, but seeing as this was championed by not 1 but 2 of The Snooty Ushers, I felt comfortable giving it a go. (Dan wrote about it in his Negotiating Netflix column check it our here). I often find the horror genre to be the most cliched, … Continue reading
For the next chapter in our Hidden Gem series, I have gone for Coherence (James Ward Byrkit, 2013) Much like in my previous review of The Mind’s Eye (Joe Begos, 2015), Coherence feels very similar in that it’s low budget, highly influenced by films in its genre and sticks to what it knows. I find … Continue reading