31

31 (2016)

“Now, let’s get one thing straight between us,” declares the first character (Richard Brake) seen in Rob Zombie’s 31 – and the very last character that many of his fellow players will ever see. Made up in smudgy, blood-flecked grease paint, he has just walked in dragging an axe and introduced himself by his working name, ‘Doom-Head’, in…

Salem

The Lords Of Salem (2012)

Review  first published in Little White Lies. As The Lords Of Salem opens, we first see protagonist Heidi (Sheri Moon Zombie) nodding off in a car; and then the 17th-century Puritan Jonathan Hawthorne (Andrew Prine) scribbling in his diary about the witch Margaret Morgan (Meg Foster) and her ‘blasphemous music’ (“driving me to the point of…