BiTS 2020 Lineup: Reverse Exorcism, Bloodthirsty She-Wolves, and an Army of Deadites!

The BLOOD IN THE SNOW FILM FESTIVAL (BITS) unleashed its newest batch of Canadian terror, which takes over Halloween this October 28 to November 7 on Super Channel for 11 incredible nights. For the first time, horror and sci-fi fans across the country can experience all the thrills and chills BITS has to offer with … Continue reading “BiTS 2020 Lineup: Reverse Exorcism, Bloodthirsty She-Wolves, and an Army of Deadites!”

Film Review: GILTRUDE’S DWELLING (2019) (Short Film)

GILTRUDE’S DWELLING **** Canada 2019 Dir: Jeremy Lutter. 15 mins Teenage orphan Giltrude (the excellent Kennedi Clements) lives in a house on a mountain from which she has never left. Her parents (Jesse Hutch, Priscilla Faia) go out at night on mysterious missions while reminding her that the house itself also goes “somewhere” to sleep … Continue reading “Film Review: GILTRUDE’S DWELLING (2019) (Short Film)”

Film Review: THE REMNANT (2019) (Short Film)

THE REMNANT *** Canada 2019 Dir: Navin Ramaswaran. 17 mins Here’s a good looking, if thematically limited, exploration of familiar 21st century horror themes from prolific filmmaker Navin Ramaswaran, whose interesting, genre-blurring indie fare includes POOR AGNES (2017). The opening sets the scene – a housekeeper experiences harrowing paranormal activity in her employer’s house: bleeding … Continue reading “Film Review: THE REMNANT (2019) (Short Film)”

Film Review: BREAK IN BREAK OUT (2019) (Short Film)

BREAK IN BREAK OUT **** Canada 2019 Dir: Michael Driscoll. 8 mins This latest short from the clearly talented Michael Driscoll (BE RIGHT BACK, TWO BLACK COFFEES, TO THE BOATS) is a sardonic, frenetic, technically superb take on the now-overdone home invasion scenario for jaded 21st century audiences. There are shades of DON’T BREATHE and … Continue reading “Film Review: BREAK IN BREAK OUT (2019) (Short Film)”

Film Review: SHE NEVER DIED (2019)

SHE NEVER DIED **** Canada 2019 Dir: Audrey Cummings. 89 mins A companion piece to the Henry Rollins movie HE NEVER DIED (2015), from the same writer (Jason Krawczyk) and directed by the rising filmmaker behind DARKEN. It has a remarkable central performance from Olunike Adeliyi (recently seen as Shadow’s mom in AMERICAN GODS) as … Continue reading “Film Review: SHE NEVER DIED (2019)”