The Descent

The Descent (2005)

The Descent first published by Movie Gazette, 27 June, 2005 In 2002, writer/director Neil Marshall had his feature debut with Dog Soldiers, bringing a group of squaddies on manœuvres into collision with a hungry pack of werewolves in the Scottish Highlands – a gripping, funny and satisfyingly gory shocker which put new hair on the back…

The Lair

The Lair (2022)

The Lair first published by SciFiNow   It is April 2017, in Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan, and if there is one thing that we know, it is that Neil Marshall’s The Lair is going to end with a bang. We know this because text at the very beginning reveals that the rest of the film will…

Reckoning

The Reckoning (2020)

The Reckoning first published by VODzilla.co The text with which Neil Marshall’s The Reckoning opens reveals that it is “England 1665, Year of the Great Plague”, adding that it is “the time of the witch finders.” Coming out in another year of plague in England, the film certainly re-echoes down the ages to the present…

Hellboy

Hellboy (2019)

Hellboy first published by Little White Lies “Why did you bring me back anyway?”, Hellboy (David Harbour) asks his adoptive father Professor Trevor ‘Broom’ Bruttenholm (Ian McShane), who runs the Bureau for Paranormal Research and Defense. “Don’t tell me it’s ’cause you missed me.”  The truth is, it has always been Hellboy’s destiny to come…