Dundead Returns To DCA: Bigger, Better And Bloodier Than Ever

Last year, DCA Dundee launched Dundead. Showcasing the best in horror, the four-day film festival promised frights, chills and plenty of spills, and delivered in droves. Almost every screening sold out as Dundonians lapped up the chance to indulge in the very best new and old horror films.

Now, returning for its second outing after a host of double-bill instalments throughout the year, with ten films spread over four nights, Dundead is back, and Continue reading “Dundead Returns To DCA: Bigger, Better And Bloodier Than Ever”

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Review: Babycall (2011)

Anna (Noomi Rapace) and her eight year old son, Anders (Velte Qvenild Werring), are moved to a modest apartment block on the outskirts of Oslo as part of the witness protection program. Scared to death by the violent past she’s escaped, Anna takes no risks with Anders, protecting him from all elements, even the draft.

As she starts to warm to her surroundings, she purchases a baby monitor from a friendly salesman, Helge (Kristoffer Joner), as a way of allowing Anders Continue reading “Review: Babycall (2011)”

8th Annual Glasgow Film Festival: Top Ten Picks

The official programme for the 8th annual Glasgow Film Festival was revealed last night and, much to everyone’s excitement, it contained an eclectic array of some 239 films from countries around the world.

After an initial glance, I went back to take a longer, harder look at the wide range of films on offer and was struck by ten in particular that I simply had to write about.

In no particular order, my ten picks are listed below: Continue reading “8th Annual Glasgow Film Festival: Top Ten Picks”