Birth of the Living Dead is a new documentary to hit the UK on DVD release; directed, written and edited by Rob Kuhns, produced by Larry Fessenden and Esther Cassidy. The film takes an interesting angle examining both the making… Read More ›
Marek Z talks Fist of Jesus and Once Upon a Time in Jerusalem with Filmmakers Adrián Cardona and David Muñoz
Fist of Jesus is one of the best short films I had seen in years, perhaps since Zombies and Cigarettes, a 2009 Spanish zombie short. And not only is this potentially the best short since then but it is also… Read More ›
Ah, ‘The Evil Dead’. Everyone loves ‘The Evil Dead’. An example of shoestring horror at its finest, it was endlessly creative, funny, and scary; despite initially, and stupidly, falling foul of the whole ‘video nasties’ thing, we can all now… Read More ›
“I, the Wrath of God, will marry my own daughter and with her I will found the purest dynasty the world has ever seen. Together, we shall rule this entire continent. We shall endure. I am the Wrath of God!… Read More ›
Nightmare City (1980) AKA: City of the Walking Dead, Incubo sulla città contaminata Director: Umberto Lenzi ‘Where the leading man looks like he might fall asleep at any time, but thankfully you won’t’ should be the tag line for this… Read More ›
The Story. Imagine what would happen if you threw Poe inspired Japanese writer Edogawa Rampo (the story here is apparently influenced by his work), Todd Browning’s Freaks, a melodrama about lost love and revenge and The Island of Doctor Moreau… Read More ›
The BFI Presents: Nosferatu the Vampyre, Nosferatu: Phantom der Nacht (1979) Limited Edition Steelbook Review.
‘All of my films, maybe you have seen any, come out from pain- that’s the source, that is where they come from, not from pleasure’- Werner Herzog (Documentary on the making of Nosferatu- 1979). Out this week, in stunning high… Read More ›
REVIEW BY CHRIS CUMMINGS. Bloodsucking Freaks opens with a woman strapped to a wooden chair and having a torture device attached to her hand before a metal rod is driven through her thumb, causing her to scream out loudly as… Read More ›
Arrow Video Presents DVD/Blu-ray Combo: Blind Woman’s Curse, The Tattooed Swordswoman, Kaidan nobori ryû (1970).
The story. The story begins with Akemi Tachibana (Meiko Kaji) embroiled in a furious sword fight with an unknown male aggressor. She kills the man- after his sister gets involved and is caught in the crossfire (the sister accidently getting… Read More ›
Take one of the scariest (or most fun) things in the world – zombies and combine that with the even more horrifying thought that some of us have to encounter everyday …midgets! It’s amazing it has taken this long for… Read More ›
Review of ‘Almost Human’ (2013, release unconfirmed) Alien abduction movies are an interesting sub-genre within horror. They are one of the most popular with low-budget filmmakers, after the slasher and haunted house niches, and as a result there are an… Read More ›
The story. Elisa is a sophisticated woman; affluent, beautiful and very much in control of her own life. She lives in a trendy Madrid apartment and as well as having a much younger lover, Tony, she visits London once a… Read More ›
Exploitation cinema is a tricky area. For some it is far too broad an umbrella term that shelters such diverse sub-genres as slasher movies, Giallo flicks, sexploitation work, and a myriad of other niche material; for others it is a… Read More ›
BY MAREK Z. “I am the Italian cinema’s last zombie” (Lucio Fulci, 1996) Hack, Misogynist. Genius. Master of gore, the director Lucio Fulci (1927 – 1996) seems to invoke a myriad of opinions in reference to his style, personality… Read More ›
The story. Three girls, Simone, Sheri and Corrine, are heading out for a new life in Sunny Las Vegas when they take a shortcut across the desert in their beaten up vehicle. In line with all good horrors, the car… Read More ›
I’ve been into horror movies as far back as I can remember. One of the first films I can ever remember is ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy’s Revenge’ so make of that what you will; I imagine most… Read More ›
This piece was originally featured on the zombipedia.com blog site which has now been incorporated into the Gore Splattered Corner, bringing its undead goodness to a wider audience. BY MAREK Z. Over the past decade zombie films have undergone somewhat… Read More ›
Sheer Filth! Editor David Flint visits The Gore Splattered Corner to chat Filth, Censorship and Weird cinema: Interview & Book Review.
Writer,editor, journalist, publisher, and filmmaker David Flint is a very busy man. With a career which spans well over 20 years David has worked extensively within the realm of the wonderful, the bizarre, the sleazy and the weird; he could… Read More ›
Let me start this by saying I am jaded. I am a miserable, cynical old bastard when it comes to my horror. The genre I love so much; the genre that has lived with me through most of my life… Read More ›