Not exactly Wings of Desire... Godforsaken

Godforsaken

May 11, 2017 Matt Blake 0

Although it never quite manages to overcome the limitations of its budget, Godforsaken is a step up from other films of similar means because it’s skilfully shot, features an excellent soundtrack by Deborah Mollison (who also scored East is East) and acting of a much higher calibre than usual.

Pollyanna McIntosh in Let Us Prey

Let Us Prey

April 5, 2017 Matt Blake 0

The unfortunate PC. Rachel Heggie (Pollyanna McIntosh) chooses possibly the worst day possible to start a new job at an end-of-nowhere outpost in rural Scotland.

Forget Jurassic World, it's Killersaurus!

KillerSaurus

March 21, 2017 Matt Blake 0

You have to frankly applaud anybody who tries to make a dinosaur movie on a budget of half a takeaway pizza and a couple of postage stamps. So the writer / director Steve Lawson – a familiar figure in the world of contemporary British horror thanks

It's not exactly Wolf Creek... Dartmoor Killing

The Dartmoor Killing

March 16, 2017 Matt Blake 0

One of the problems faced by British filmmakers – or more particularly English filmmakers – when making a horror movie is that, to be honest, it’s very difficult to think of anywhere… out of the way.

Amy Comber in Low

Low

November 14, 2016 Matt Blake 0

Low is a fairly good example of the recent micro-budgeted horror films which have recently been springing up in the UK. Good in that it exemplifies many of their strengths and failures, and good in that it’s one of the more interesting and better made of its type.

Yes, there's lots of running around in underground bunkers in Outpost 3

Outpost: Rise of the Spetsnaz

July 22, 2015 Matt Blake 0

The 2007 film Outpost was a neat Nazi zombie flick that received generally positive reviews and did very well on DVD. Outpost: Rise of the Spetsnaz isn’t…