The Dark Side of the Moon (1990)
Film / Horror / Science Fiction

The Dark Side of the Moon (1990)

Before Paul W.S. Anderson’s Event Horizon (1997) or even Doctor Who‘s The Impossible Planet and The Satan Pit (2006), the Devil went into space in this rather dreary and all but forgotten low-budgeter, the sole directing credit for one D.J. Webster. An intriguing premise, courtesy of scriptwriting brothers Carey and Chad Hayes, is bludgeoned to … Continue reading

Enclosure (2016)
Film / Horror

Enclosure (2016)

Also known as Arbor Demon, Patrick Rea’s Enclosure is an infuriating film that promises so much that it doesn’t quite deliver on. It has an intriguing premise and commendably doesn’t go where you might expect it to but its potential is never quite realised. It begins as if it’s going to be yet another Bigfoot … Continue reading

The Ruins (2008)
Film / Horror

The Ruins (2008)

That intermittent strand of horror films about killer plant life (see From Hell it Came (1957), The Day of the Triffids (1963), Little Shop of Horrors (1986), The Happening (2008)) headed south of the border in Carter Smith’s debut feature The Ruins. Adapted by Scott B. Smith (who wrote the novel that Sam Raimi turned … Continue reading