Fido (2006)

-Review by Paul Ewbank- Ever wonder what Lassie would’ve been like if Timmy had befriended a flesh eating undead monster instead of an impeccably groomed rough collie? Yeah, me neither. Because it’s a stupid idea. But, thanks to this film, Fido, you’ll never have to wonder again. And the result is as ridiculous as it…

The Crazies (1973)

Yet another grim fight-to-survive apocalypse film from our boy George A. Romero.  Although Romero is more typically known for his work among the Living Dead, he also lent his creative juices to other cult classics including The Crazies* which gives you the feeling that Romero didn’t really care WHAT messed up creature was trying to…

The Day (2011)

-Review by Paul Ewbank- People stuck in a place defending it from lots of nasties is about as basic an idea as they come, but it’s been used an awful lot in a whole range of genres, especially zombie movies and the like. And there’s a good reason- it works really well as the climax…

The Crazies (2010)

As most of you have probably guessed, I am quite a fan of zombies. The idea of a zombie outbreak fascinates me; strategy, how to survive, the way life would change, the chance of wielding sharp objects and hitting dead things with them… However the logician in me has always been slightly grumpy about the…

Wasting Away (2007)

Once upon a time I worked for Barclays. Though this was a sad time in my life, filled with nasty customers yelling at me down the phone and copious amounts of back ache, every-so-often a ray of light shone forth from behind the cloud of Customer Payment Solutions and one such sunbeam came in the…