Frightfest 2016: Top 10

So that was Frightfest 2016… 16 films watched, 1 panel talk hosted by Paul Davis with guests from American Werewolf in London, plus a James Moran screenwriting workshop. It is now time for reflection. First up is my Top 10 films of the festival with links (where available). Reviews will follow soon. (more…)



Viral won’t be hitting UK DVD stores until later in the year however you can find my review for @UKHorrorScene here. The trailer can also be found beyond the break, although be warned it is packed with spoilers! (more…)


News & Road Games

So some exciting news… Alongside my own reviews here on Grave Misdemeanours I will also be reviewing films and shorts for UK Horror Scene (@UKHorrorScene). First up is Abner Pastoll’s Road Games (2015) which will be screening at this year’s Frightfest followed by a UK DVD release through Icon and Frightfest’s own label on 29th August 2016. The review can be found here. (more…)


Unearthed & Untold: The Path to Pet Sematary

Back in the early 1980’s Stephen King wrote a tale of infant resurrection, a story he freely admits finding very difficult to write and indeed only submitted for publication due to his need to fulfil contractual obligations. In 1988, his novel was adapted for the big screen by Paramount and directed by Mary Lambert, an upcoming name in the world of music video direction but still a novice in terms of film making. Made on a budget of $11.5m and grossing almost $60m domestically it has built up a large cult following since its release in 1989. (more…)