Monday, 3 June 2019

Asylum & The House That Dripped Blood - Limited Editions - Available July 29th, 2019.


I am thrilled to contribute booklet essays to these new releases from Second Sight Films, available as Limited Editions from July 29th, 2019. For full specs and pre-order info go here!

Saturday, 18 May 2019

SCREAM #55


In SCREAM #55, I look back at Sam Raimi's 2008 credit crunch horror DRAG ME TO HELL. In shops June 20th, 2019.

The Dark Side #201


In THE DARK SIDE #201, I take a close look at the Pre-Code horror of DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE. On Sale 30th May, 2019.

Monday, 6 May 2019

IN THE AFTERMATH - RELEASED 6TH MAY



I enjoyed writing the collector's booklet essay for this strange little movie mash-up, released on blu-ray by ARROW.

Friday, 1 March 2019

This Year's Rondo Awards


Nominations are in for this year's Rondo Awards. I'm very happy to have been nominated for my article 'Unleashing the Hounds of Zaroff' published in The Dark Side #196. There's loads of great work from people. Follow the link here to vote.

Friday, 22 February 2019

IN THE AFTERMATH (with a collector's booklet essay by me!) - released 6th May 2019


If you like post-apocalyptic anime/ New World Pictures B-movie mash-ups in the Roger Corman style, you'll love this Arrow release. First Pressing includes a booklet essay by me!


More details from ARROW here

Thursday, 21 February 2019

Folk Horror in The Dark Side #199

Here's a sneak peak at my article on Folk Horror in British TV, coming soon in The Dark Side issue #199





Wednesday, 2 January 2019

Coming Soon in THE DARK SIDE MAGAZINE


A sneaky peak at a piece coming soon in THE DARK SIDE. James Whale battles with Hollywood Censor Joseph Breen over  THE BRIDE OF FRANKENSTEIN...

Friday, 7 December 2018

50 Years of Zombies (and Cenobites) - in SCREAM #52


In SCREAM #52 I take a look at the many meanings that critics have read into NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD over the years; go behind the scenes of HELLBOUND: HELLRAISER II; and chronicle George A. Romero's struggles with distributors, the MPAA and the British censor (the BBFC's James Ferman actually re-edited the film) over his zombie epic, DAWN OF THE DEAD!

Blood, Guts, Gore and More!

In shops December 20th.

Wednesday, 31 October 2018

In The Dark Side #196 - THE MOST DANGEROUS GAME



In The Dark Side #196 I take a look at THE MOST DANGEROUS GAME (1932), a fascinating example of how studios in the pre-Code era were able to sneak graphic screen content into their movies...

Why not treat yourself to a copy for Halloween?