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Si Barnes

Ever since his older brothers tricked him into watching films that induced nights, weeks or months of bad dreams, Si has loved watching scary films. Over the years, the nightmares have become less frequent whereas his passion for the spooky has only grown stronger. When he’s not watching horror films, he can be found teaching music to children or writing about food on his blog: http://howcanyoueatthatcrap.tumblr.com.

Film Review: Afterdeath (2015)

SUMMARY: Five young people wake up dead. Washed up by the tide they scramble to an abandoned beach house, soon realising that the perpetual night and blasts of pain suggest this is some version of hell. Between in-fighting and attacks by a demonic shadow creature, they recall the collapse of the nightclub that brought them here – and begin seeing …

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Film Review: Wolf Warrior (2015)

SYNOPSIS: A Chinese special force soldier with extraordinary marksmanship is confronted by a group of deadly foreign mercenaries who are hired to assassinate him by a vicious drug lord. REVIEW: Titles can be incredibly confusing things as they conjure up all kinds of mental images that lead to films either living up to expectation, surpassing them or plunging the viewer …

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Film Review: Metamorphosis (1990)

SYNOPSIS: Dr. Peter Houseman is a brilliant geneticist who is working on a serum which will stop human aging, but his colleagues don’t believe in his work. When his university funding is threatened by his skeptical benefactors, the doctor takes a desperate measure to justify his work. He administers the serum to himself, but the results are unexpected and horrendous. …

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Film Review: Tentacles (1977)

SYNOPSIS: A mutated giant octopus wreaks havoc on a California seaside community. REVIEW: A nightmare begins for the small, coastal town of Ocean Beach when a baby disappears and a sailor washes up, stripped of his flesh. Something is lurking in those murky waters and it appears to have something to do with the digging of a deep sea tunnel. …

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