Mas Carnaza is a 1997 Spanish splatter horror short, written and directed by Sergio Blasco. No stranger behind the camera, Sergio is known for also writing and directing the shorts Burrp! (1996), and Litio: Lithium (2014), as well as the TV movie Belcebu: Diablos Lesbos (2005). Manolo, a dangerous psychopath, kills his therapist and makes
Sadomasochism (noun) : the derivation of sexual gratification from the infliction of physical pain or humiliation either on another person or on oneself. The term “sadism” has its origin in the name of the Marquis de Sade (1740–1814), who not only practiced sexual sadism but also wrote novels about these practices, of which the best known is
I’m sure in one way or another, everyone is at least somewhat familiar with the works of Edgar Allen Poe. From the plethora of film adaptations as well as their reference in popular culture, the author was a powerhouse of American Gothic-horror literature and a monumental influence to many creators that followed in his stead.
Rave (Svartklubb) is a 2020 Swedish body horror film written and directed by Nils Alatalo in his first feature-length debut after graduating from film school. The film stars Isabelle Grill from the hit transcendental folk horror Midsommar (2019) as well as Tuva Jagell from the 2015 drama Girls Lost. The local underground club is shutting
Making Off (also known as Devil’s Weekend) is a 2012 French extreme found footage film, written and directed by Cédric Dupuis in his feature-length directorial debut. The film is presented as raw/behind-the-scenes footage of a low-budget found footage movie. “Cédric Dupuis (Olivier Bureau), a fledgling independent filmmaker, has set out to create the most terrifying
There are a lot of bad pants in this movie. Also, bad haircuts, bad sex and, whenever a chair is needed to hit someone over the head, or a table required to topple onto, all manner of bad prop furniture eager to disintegrate upon impact. At times there is no end to the bad.
Satan Claus is an Italian/American low-budget slasher horror, written by Simonetta Mostarda and directed by Massimiliano Cerchi. Well-versed in independent horror, Massimiliano is known for directing such lo-fi additions to the genre as Hellinger (1997), Brainmaster (1993), and Holy Terror (2002), to name a few. Over the years, there have been rumours that the film
Being a subjective genre, horror, much like its fans, is incredibly varied compared to other genres in film. From solid scares, slow-burning tension or just a general spooky atmosphere, there are a lot of things that can be grouped together under the horror umbrella. But, for those that require something a little more unyielding in
Over the years of watching cinema, we have all experienced something so shocking, so horrifying that it has stuck with us long after the fact, permanently burnt into our memories. Whether it was a scary movie seen at far too young of an age or something so visually intense that was mentally overwhelming, we have
Italian Giallo cinema holds a special place among horror fans and cinephiles alike, myself included. Consequently, anytime a production tries to harken back to the era of black glove wielding killers, there is always appeal and hope to capture the stylized violence of that era. Enter, Nightmare Symphony written by the Italian screenwriter Antonio Tentori