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The Great Unfilmable by George Lea

It was once commonly held that The Lord of the Rings was unfilmable. Peter Jackson and his team writers, co-directors and special effects artists proved the misconception of that: The Lord of the Rings was only unfilmable in terms of the limitations of technology, never in terms of the story […]

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Jonathan Maas

Jonathan Maas is the author of the short story, “Rest Home”, appearing in Dark Moon Digest 13 1. How long have you been writing? I’ve been writing for over a decade now. I wrote my first novel, Arcadia, in college. It was about a group of five astronauts stranded on a […]

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The Wicker Man Movie Review

Film: The Wicker Man Release date: December 1973 (UK), & June 1975 (USA) Tagline: ‘Flesh to touch…Flesh to burn! Don’t keep the Wicker Man waiting!’ Director: Robin Hardy Writer: Anthony Schaffer, David Pinner (Novel – ‘Ritual’) Starring: Christopher Lee, Edward Woodward, Britt Ekland Scare Factor: 2 out of 10 Budget: […]

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Troll Hunter Movie Review

The final taste of the 2011 Frightfest, a review of the cult Norwegian monster movie Troll Hunter. Horror on an epic scale!

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‘Atrocious’ Movie Review

Film: Atrocious Release date: August 17, 2011 Tagline: ‘A Local Legend Becomes A Terrifying Reality’ Director: Fernando Barreda Luna Writer: Fernando Barreda Luna Starring: Cristian Valencia, Clara Moraleda, Chus Pereiro Scare Factor:  4 out of 10 Budget: Unknown Overall Rating: 68% Language: Spanish (English subtitles)   No spoilers in this one! […]

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Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark Movie Review

Film: Don’t be afraid of the Dark Release date: August 26, 2011 Tagline: ‘Fear is Never just make believe’ Director: Troy Nixey Writer: Guillermo del Toro & Matthew Robbins Starring: Katie Holmes, Guy Pearce, Bailee Madison Scare Factor:  2 out of 10 Budget: $25,000,000 Overall Rating: 68%   Frightfest kicked off […]

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‘Salem’s Lot 2004 Movie Review

Please be aware, this review contains spoilers. A look at the 2004 remake of Stephen’s King’s vampire classic ‘Salem’s Lot.

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2011 Film Four Frightfest: London

Something a little different this week as we have an annual treat coming to London next Month, Film Four’s Frightfest horror movie festival st for August 25th to 29th. Each year in London’s Leicester Square, the blockbuster movie stars run and crawl beneath their beds, the RomCom’s wither and die, […]

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