Tag Archives: Horror

An Unexpected Chat with Alex Caine

Some days shriek off in unexpected directions almost from the word go. I was all set to get back into some semi-serious blogging — tossing up between, on the one hand, reporting on the rumour that Donald Trump had threatened … Continue reading

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See the Hellyfish for Halloween!

Remember Hellyfish (US-2014; dir. Patrick Longstreth and Robert McLean)? It’s an  short indie monster flick the Backbrain revealed a while back. Synopsis: America’s only missing nuclear weapon is leaking radioactive material into the ocean just off the coast of Tybee … Continue reading

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Embed Yourself in the Moment: Embedded

A Backbrain Exclusive In the past I’ve expressed a certain ambivalence when it comes to camera-verité style movies (as I like to call them), sometimes referred to as “found footage” — you know, those rampantly kinetic, hand-held exercises in pretend … Continue reading

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New Creature Feature: Demon

A Backbrain Exclusive Main title notwithstanding, the new indie horror film Demon (US-2013; dir. Rob Walker) is not a version of The Exorcist. It is in fact a cryptozoological horror film based on reports of the Chupacabra — or “Goat … Continue reading

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Bio-Slime’s on DVD at Last

Remember Bio-Slime, the pinnacle of oozingly viral horror from John Lechago? (If not, see this previous Backbrain article and follow the links). Well, the good news is that it will be available on DVD from Media Blasters on 26 February … Continue reading

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Crabby Piper Update

Well, “crabby” in a good way… Independent producer Brett Piper’s tireless career in low-budget monster films continues with this report that his giant monster flick Queen Crab (which Undead Backbrain reported on back in August last year) has finished principle … Continue reading

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Death and Demonic Attack in the Territory

A Backbrain Exclusive Coincidentally similar in theme to the film featured in the Backbrain’s previous post (Transcendence), this UK production looks like a stylish piece of work and well worth your attention. Synopsis: Four cars lie stranded on a dark … Continue reading

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Demon Attack!

Check out this clip from a new short film called Transcendence: [youtube aBGW1Lo9RNY] Transcendence is directed by Chris Mirjahangir and it tells the story of a family who, on the last stop on their vacation, get taken hostage by survivors … Continue reading

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Update: Killer Shrews Are Out Of Their Cage!

A Backbrain Exclusive The latest news from film publicist Avery Guerra is that Steve Latshaw’s long-anticipated reimagining / sequel to 1959′s The Killer Shrews, Return of the Killer Shrews (which features original star James Best, as well as John Schneider, … Continue reading

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Introducing the B-Movie Celebration

As the Backbrain has been honoured with the task of introducing the films scheduled to screen at the 6th Annual B-Movie Celebration’s Film Festival being held in Columbus, Indiana during September, it’s appropriate that the official press release appears here … Continue reading

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