Sunday, August 25, 2019
Volition review: Prepare to get your mind scrambled in intriguing, multi-layered sci-fi Volition.  James (Adrian Glynn McMorran) is a young man with clairvoyant abilities. He makes his living making petty bets and occasionally helping out the local crime contingent. After being...
I Trapped the Devil review: Christmas gets weird as two brothers reconnect whilst one of them may, or may not, have the devil trapped in the basement.  The last couple of years at Frightfest have seen a slew of movies screen...
Following roles alongside frequent collaborator and best buddy Kevin Smith in the likes of Clerks, Mallrats and Dogma, Jason Mewes rounds up more of his mates to shine a huge Hollywood light on himself and the industry in his...
Happy Face review: A group of strangers connects over shared anxiety in this people-affirming tale of friendship. Stan (Robin L'Houmeau) is struggling to come to terms with his mother's facial disfigurement. In an effort to understand her situation and to connect...
Halloween Party review: Beware the vagina spiders and pig people in this quirky nostalgic piece of genre cinema. If you're scared of pig people, tall men, or vagina spiders, then you might want to give Halloween Party a miss. The film tells...
The Drone review: A drone gets the Child's Play treatment after a crazed killer codes himself inside a drone.  Young married couple Rachel (Alex Essoe) and Chris (John Brotherton) find a new drone whilst moving into their new house. Rather than try...
Dark Sense review: It's time to look at another one of Arrow Video Frightfest's First Blood films, Dark Sense, a film all about serial killers and psychics. Simon (Shane O'Meara) is a lonely young man who spends his days looking after his...
Girl on the Third Floor review: Producer extraordinaire Travis Stevens moves behind the lens as he unleashes his directorial debut on the world; to sum it up in a word, it's gooey... Travis Stevens has made a name for himself in...
The Dark Red review: A young woman goes to extreme lengths to rescue her baby, who may, or may not exist in Dan Bush's mysterious revenge thriller. The Dark Red opens on a striking sequence in which a social worker stumbles across...
Extracurricular review: The kids aren't all right in this tale of teens with murderous intentions. Extracurricular has a rather simple premise: four overachieving teenagers decide to spice up their boring lives by going on a murder spree. These teens aren't the 'typical'...

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Volition review: Prepare to get your mind scrambled in intriguing, multi-layered sci-fi Volition.  James (Adrian Glynn McMorran) is a young man with clairvoyant abilities. He makes...

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