The Blood of the Dinosaurs

The Blood of the Dinosaurs (2021)

“So Joe, I have a question,” says actress Kali Russell at the beginning of The Blood of the Dinosaurs, sitting on a sofa besides the film’s director and (with Jason Kruppa) co-writer Joe Badon. “What the hell is your movie about?”  “We want to talk about from beginning?” asks Badon, to which Russell replies, “Yeah,…

All Jacked Up and Full of Worms

All Jacked Up and Full of Worms (2022) at Fantasia

All Jacked Up and Full of Worms has its world première at Fantasia 2022 Sometimes a film comes with a title that seems mystifying, but turns out to be disarmingly literal. Writer/director Alex Phillips’ feature debut All Jacked Up and Full of Worms might appear enigmatic from the outset, until you realise that it is…

Inside

Inside (2016)

Inside first published by SciFiNow In the opening scene of Inside, pregnant Sarah (Rachel Nichols) is driving in the rain, and chatting with her husband Matt about the name they should give to the child she is carrying in her belly, when the car collides head-on with another, flips spectacularly over, and suddenly Sarah is…

Eden Log

Eden Log (2007)

Eden Log first published by EyeforFilm, 11 Nov, 2008 He may have made two (or five, if you count the various director’s cuts) of the best known and most loved films in the genre, but if you were to try to pinpoint Ridley Scott’s original contribution to science fiction, it might be summed up by the…

Baby

Baby Blood (1990)

Baby Blood first published by VODzilla.co The events of Alain Robak’s Baby Blood may gestate mostly over nine months in late-Eighties France, but it has a much broader spatiotemporal canvas. For it begins with “the beginning of the world”, in an African swamp that is also the cradle of life – and its implied ending…

Basket Case 3

Basket Case 3: The Progeny (1992)

Basket Case 3: The Progeny first published by EyeforFilm From the instant that Frank Henenlotter’s feature debut Basket Case (1982) had become a Midnight Movie hit there was considerable pressure on the writer-director to come up with a sequel. But Henenlotter resisted for eight years, until he was finally persuaded by a two-for-one production deal that would also…