Special mention: “Funny Games” (1997)
Take my advice and just stick with the 1997 German version. The accents will drive you a bit crazy but what made this film work so well was the directors way of lingering on shots. 2 [...]
SYNOPSIS: The outback once more becomes a place of horror as another unwitting tourist becomes the prey for crazed, serial-killing pig-shooter Mick Taylor. REVIEW: Back in 2005, director Greg McLean told us the story of Mick Taylor and his predilection for slaughtering tourists who happened to wander near his home in Wolf Creek. The first film was a taut, nerve wracking exercise in horror that left audiences stunned at its brutality. Here we are nearly … Continue reading
I’m finding it very hard to believe that WOLF CREEK hit in 2005!! Seriously has it been 8 years? Damn. WOLF CREEK 2 has been hanging around for a bit, done, ready to be viewed but without distribution. That problem has been solved. WOLF CREEK 2 has been picked up by IMAGE ENTERTAINMENT and plans are underway to bring it to US audiences. Slated for a European release in February one would hope that IMAGE … Continue reading
SYNOPSIS: Based on a true story, three friends set out on a road trip to Broome, Australia. During a planned stop to the Wolf Creek Meteorite Crater, their entire trip takes a turn for the worst when they meet a local man who offers to help the group when they find their car broken down with no rest stop in sight. REVIEW:
SYNOPSIS: A look back at the first decade of 21st Century horror films and the filmmakers that re-energized the genre.
Horror director Greg Mclean (Wolf Creek & Rogue) has released a detailed insight into the creation of his new comic book series: Dark Axis – Rise of the Overmen. Dark Axis, is the first title from Mclean’s new publishing venture Diezel Punk, and is a four part comic series described as a mash up of “Saving Private Ryan meets Evil Dead.” Diezel Punk is an Australian based comics and graphic novel publishing company that is … Continue reading
SYNOPSIS: When feuding brothers David (Andy Serkis) and Peter (Reece Shearsmith) abduct a young woman (Jennifer Ellison) and hole up in a remote rural cottage, their hostage quickly turns the tables on her captors. But soon, it’s all for one when they find that the deranged farmer next door is the real threat. Hellraiser’s Doug Bradley makes a cameo in this blood-drenched yet humor-laced terror treat from writer-director Paul Andrew Williams. REVIEW: Written & Directed … Continue reading