Wolf Manor

Wolf Manor (aka Scream of the Wolf) (2022)

Wolf Manor (aka Scream of the Wolf) first published by SciFiNow Those expecting the film that they are watching to be Dominic Brunt’s Wolf Manor (aka Scream of the Wolf) might be surprised to see a title at the beginning for Crimson Manor, directed by Derrick Francis. There is a blood moon, and lightning over…

Evie

Evie (2021)

Evie had its world première at FrightFest 2021 Evie begins and ends at the shoreline – that liminal zone where solid land and fluid sea meet and shape each other in waves and cycles of eternal change. There, under a grey sky, young, pre-pubescent Evie Halloran (the excellent Honey Lundy, in her first rôle) is…

Babies

Attack of the Adult Babies (2017)

Attack of the Adult Babies first published by SciFiNow The opening credits to Attack of the Adult Babies, the latest northern genre film to be helmed by Emmerdale-veteran Dominic Brunt (Before Dawn, Bait), appear in bold red over tracking shots through a large and well-furnished manor house – a house apparently empty until a giggling woman…

Dawn

Before Dawn (2012)

First published by Little White Lies Early in Before Dawn, we see Alex (Dominic Brunt, also the director) wandering in a lost daze through the aisles of a supermarket, before stopping in front of the wine section like a zombie that has at last found what it craves. Unemployed after being made redundant, and separated…

Bait

Bait (2015)

First published by TwitchFilm Dominic Brunt is perhaps most familiar to British viewers for having played Paddy Kirk in Yorkshire-set soap opera Emmerdale since 1998 – but recently he has been presenting a darker slice of Northern social realism, heightened by genre, from the other side of the lens. His excellent debut feature Before Dawn (2013) showed the brittle…