Once upon a time in a slapdash movie theater in the slums of Uganda’s capital Kampala, a little boy was dreaming big in front of the sweaty silver-screen shenanigans of Sylvester Stallone, Bruce Lee and Chuck Norris. One day he’d be an action director too! But life has a way of throwing childhood dreams under… Continue reading ONCE UPON A TIME IN UGANDA
His ear-cutting skills are second only to Vincent Van Gogh… Ladies and gents: Michael Madsen! The man who proved putting on some quirky dance moves doesn’t make you any less of a vicious killer, has had a career spanning 3 decades and over 400 films… How that is even possible, we don’t know, but he’s… Continue reading AMERICAN BADASS: A MICHAEL MADSEN RETROSPECTIVE
Our own found footage horror film shot at the BIFFF office – prominently featuring a half-eaten cheese sandwich and a Troll cardboard cutout – is trapped in post-production hell, so we’ve settled for this very insightful documentary on the genre. A genre that is as reviled as it is revered by horror buffs, but we’re… Continue reading THE FOUND FOOTAGE PHENOMENON
Those films that had us glued to our seats and made our hairs stand up straight, those master pieces that played on our deepest fears, were made by artists who made frightening people their life goal. They take some kind of devilish pleasure in seeing someone break out in a cold sweat. Terror in the… Continue reading TERROR IN THE AISLES
With the alignment of the planets in 1982, the cycle of destruction has begun. Our planet is on the verge of undergoing vast and major changes. The film calculates with the aid of the knowledge of ancient civilizations and computer models the chance that earth will go under in the year 2000: apocalyptic visions of… Continue reading JUPITER MENACE
Irwin Wallace built his reputation in a much more prosaic way than the writer of the same name. He is a maniac who is responsible for a series of murders and his bad reputation has earned him a one-way ticket to the nearest mental institution. A troupe of actors has decided to draw a musical… Continue reading DARIO ARGENTO’S WORLD OF HORROR
Clive BARKER is not an ordinary guy. Not only he is the director of HELLRAISER and NIGHTBREED, two of the most impressive and innovative horror films of the last few years, but also the author of several novels and short stories that surpass by far most of the contemporary fantastic literature. Besides, he is also… Continue reading CLIVE BARKER: THE ART OF HORROR
Through exceptional archival footage, you will not only discover the genius and extraordinary career of the director of THE LIFT and AMSTERDAMNED, but also his legacy of uncomplicated and “bigger than life” genre cinema!
Take your time reading the following sentence, you may have to re-read it again: Bus drivers from Dorset decide to put Alien on stage for charity and end up in the theatre Walhalla of the West End in London.