Review – My Life As A Courgette (2016)

Review by Benjamin Gummery


My Life as a Courgette is a 2016 Swiss and French Oscar-nominated stop motion animated comedy/drama feature directed by Claude Barras and based on a novel by Gilles Paris. 

Following a successful festival run, the english-dubbed version of the film features a stellar cast including Will Forte, Nick Offerman, Ellen Page and Amy Sedaris. While the film speaks for itself, this casting and the performances really bring it to life for the english medium. Nick Offerman’s ‘cop that cares’ is instantly lovable but also has his own depth.   Continue reading

HorrorConUK returns for 2017!

HorrorConUK is set to host its third convention in as many years on 13th and 14th May with over 4000 people expected to attend and a host of special horror guests.

Guests announced include John Jarrett from the Wolf Creek film and TV franchise; Sid Haig – best known for his role as killer clown Captain Spaulding in The Devils Rejects; Cassandra Peterson – AKA Elvira Mistress of the Dark; Thom Mathews from Friday the 13th Part VI ; Linda Hayden of Blood on Satan’s Claw as well as genre illustrator Graham HumphreysImage may contain: night Continue reading

James Gunn Returning to Write and Direct ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3’

James Gunn has dropped some news of galactic proportions.

The filmmaker will return to write and direct Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3, he announced on Facebook.


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Interview: David Dastmalchian (Gotham, The Dark Knight, The Flash, Antman)

We were delighted to catch up with actor David Dastmalchian.

David has been most recently seen on our screens in Gotham season 3 as Dwight Pollard and villian Abra Kadabra in CW’s The Flash

He got his big break playing Joker associate Thomas Schiff in Christopher Nolan’s ‘The Dark Knight‘. This has led on to many Film & TV Roles including playing Kurt in Marvel’s ‘Ant-Man‘.

“I used to do cut-and-pastes with my doubled copies of comics as a kid to put the DC villains against the Marvel heroes.” Continue reading

Time to Start Preparing for ‘Alien: Covenant’ Sequel

Fans of science-fiction and horror have been eagerly awaiting the release of ‘Alien: Covenant’, and now they can also look forward to what’s next. We may have close to two months until we see the highly anticipated follow-up, but director Ridley Scott has revealed that planning has begun for a sequel. Since the release of the terrifying looking trailer, people have been more excited than ever for what seems to be a return for ‘Alien’ to its horror-based origins.

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Review: LoveTrue (2016)

LoveTrue is a new indie documentary from Director Alma Har’el (Bombay Beach) and is executive-produced by Shia LaBeouf (Transformers). Continue reading

Doctor Who Spin-off to get DVD release

The Doctor Who spin-off  ‘Wartime‘ is to be released on DVD.

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Wartime is the title of a short science fiction film, produced direct-to-video in 1987. It was the first professionally produced, authorised independent spin-off of the long-running TV series Doctor Who, and the only such production to be made while the originating TV series was still on the air (it ended in 1989).


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‘Friday the 13th’ Reboot Axed by Paramount

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The move occurs on the same day the studio undated the pic, which was to have opened Oct. 13.

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Title Revealed for STAR WARS: EPISODE VIII

Disney/LucasFilm have today released the official title for STAR WARS: EPISODE VIII:

STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI.

viii-logo-tall-1536x864-414669331908THE LAST JEDI is written and directed by Rian Johnson and produced by Kathleen Kennedy and Ram Bergman and executive produced by J.J. Abrams, Jason McGatlin, and Tom Karnowski. Continue reading

Top 10 Horror Short Films of 2016

By Jay Kay (Host of Horror Happens)


2016 was an incredible year for short form filmmaking. Many filmmakers offered unique, complex, homage filled and clever projects that took the viewers at film festivals on journeys into the dark corners of horror. It was truly astonishing to witness so many levels of filmmaking from diverse storytelling to crafted cinematography to heart racing scores to old school practical FX to themes and troupes molded into twisted new visions. Take some time and witness this filmmaking magic and visit film festivals to see the next generation of filmmakers who take the challenge of short form filmmaking and turn them into some of the best moments of your year! Thanks to INDIE MAC USER for posting this list of my ten favorites!

1. THE STYLISTJill “Sixx” Gevargizian / USA (Etheria Film Night, Fantastic Fest, AxWound Film Festival & Ithaca Fantastik) Continue reading