Film Review: IN SEARCH OF DARKNESS (2019)

IN SEARCH OF DARKNESS *** UK 2019 Dir: David A Weiner. 264 mins There’s no doubting the affection behind this four hour celebration of 1980s horror: the title design is lovingly modelled on Carpenter’s THE THING, the synth score (by Weary Pines and New Retro Wave) is a spry homage to the period’s soundtracks and … Continue reading “Film Review: IN SEARCH OF DARKNESS (2019)”

GRIMMFEST & THE HORROR CHANNEL PAY TRIBUTE TO DAVID CRONENBERG

In 2020, Grimmfest will pay tribute to four Legends of Horror, in the suitably elegant, art-deco surroundings of Stockport Plaza. Experience classics of the genre in suitably grand, elegant style, in the most beautiful Picture Palace in the region. Grimmfest has partnered with The Horror Channel to offer big screen presentations of a whole host … Continue reading “GRIMMFEST & THE HORROR CHANNEL PAY TRIBUTE TO DAVID CRONENBERG”

GRIMMFEST SCREEN CLASSIC HORROR MOVIES AS PART OF THEIR HORROR LEGENDS SEASON 2020

Grimmfest, considered one of the UK’s biggest horror cinema specialists, celebrate the history of horror cinema. This year, Grimmfest has partnered with The Horror Channel to offer big screen presentations of a whole host of classic horror films from four masters of the genre all on the big screen, across Spring and early Summer. In … Continue reading “GRIMMFEST SCREEN CLASSIC HORROR MOVIES AS PART OF THEIR HORROR LEGENDS SEASON 2020”

Film Review: THE WARD (2010)

THE WARD *** USA 2010 Dir: John Carpenter. 88 mins Although occasionally a creeping tracking shot or an ominous bit of corridor camera-prowling reminds us who’s calling shots, while a potent soundtrack cue (not by the director in this case) pays homage to pulsing earlier scores, this workmanlike chiller sees Carpenter in director-for-hire mode. The … Continue reading “Film Review: THE WARD (2010)”

CELEBRATE JOHN CARPENTER’S BIRTHDAY WITH FRIGHT-RAGS’ LIMITED EDITION DESIGN

Fright-Rags wishes John Carpenter a happy 72nd birthday with a limited edition design dedicated to the master of horror. A new House Of 1000 Corpses collection has also been released. Fright-Rags’ John Carpenter tribute is available on T-shirts and zip-up hoodies now through Sunday, 19th January. From Halloween to The Thing to They Live and … Continue reading “CELEBRATE JOHN CARPENTER’S BIRTHDAY WITH FRIGHT-RAGS’ LIMITED EDITION DESIGN”