Category Archives: Other Festivals

Spooky Movie 2015 Review: They Look Like People (2015) – or – Invasion of the yuppie snatchers

They Look Like People review

Wyatt (MacLeod Andrews) believes that the people around him are not what they appear to be. Convinced that people are being taken over by evil creatures and are preparing for a war, Wyatt heads to the city to meet his Continue

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Spooky Movie 2015 Review: Bite (2015) – or – Gorgeous goop

Bite review

Casey (Elma Begovic) is about to get married, so she and a few friends head off for a tropical bachelorette getaway. While on vacation, Casey is bitten by a strange bug and starts to feel ill when she returns home. Continue

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Spooky Movie 2015 Review: The Hallow (2015) – or – Irish Pumpkinhead

The Hallow review

Adam (Joseph Mawle) and Claire (Bojana Novakovic) have moved with their baby son from London to a remote house in Ireland. Their neighbour Colm (Michael McElhatton) keeps warning them to stay out of the forest, but it’s a necessity for Continue

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Spooky Movie 2015 Review: Crush the Skull (2015) – or – Abbott and Costello meet Jigsaw

Crush the Skull review

Ollie (Chris Dinh) and Blair (Katie Savoy) are a couple working towards their dream life. The only problem is that their job is robbing homes, and Ollie is on his second strike. When a robbery goes wrong, Ollie winds up Continue

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Spooky Movie 2015 Review: Nina Forever (2015) – or – Undead love triangle

Nina Forever review

After his girlfriend Nina (Fiona O’Shaughnessy) died in a car accident, Rob (Cian Barry) attempted unsuccessfully to take his own life. Trying to pull his life together, Rob begins working at a grocery store where he meets Holly (Abigail Hardingham), Continue

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Spooky Movie 2015 Review: The Final Girls (2015) – or – Stick to the script

The Final Girls review

Max (Taissa Farmiga) is still mourning the loss of her mother Amanda (Malin Akerman) when she’s invited to a screening of the ’80s slasher film, Camp Bloodbath, that her mother starred in. Reluctant to go, Max is encouraged by her Continue

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Spooky Movie 2015 Review: Night of the Living Deb (2015) – or – Undead hipsters

Night of the Living Deb review

Deb (Maria Thayer) is a goofy woman just looking for love in Portland, Maine. Out at the bar one night with her friend Ruby (Julie Brister), she sees Ryan (Michael Cassidy) and decides to make her move. Unfortunately, Ryan is Continue

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Spooky Movie Fest 2014 Review: Housebound (2014) – or – Supernatural house arrest

Housebound review

Kylie (Morgana O’Reilly) constantly finds herself on the wrong end of trouble, getting caught one evening robbing a bank machine. The judge sentences her to eight months house arrest at her mother’s home, which doesn’t sit well with Kylie. Her Continue

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Spooky Movie Fest 2014 Review: Chocolate Strawberry Vanilla (2013) – or – Ice cream truck Driver

Chocolate Strawberry Vanilla review

Warren (Glenn Maynard) is a lonely man, waking every morning to feed his cat, drive his ice cream truck, and dream about Katey George (Kyrie Capri), a TV star on Warren’s favourite show. One morning as he starts his routine, Continue

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Spooky Movie Fest 2014 Review: The Shower (2013) – or – Kids, clowns, and zombies

The Shower review

A group of friends get together in Hollywood for a baby shower. Each couple is struggling through various points of their relationships and professional lives, but are trying to put aside their problems to enjoy the afternoon. Things take a Continue

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