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Wrapping Up Australian Horror in RealTime

A discussion that touches on aliens, zombies, vampire supremacy, Tasmanian convict history, cannibalism and torture inflicted by girls in pink party frocks can be found in part two of my article on Australian horror for RealTime + onscreen (online here).  Such is the diversity of our recent horror cinema! The films in question are the […]

The Midnight Meat Train

Like Anthony DiBlasi’s Dread (discussed in this earlier post) The Midnight Meat Train is based on a short story by Clive Barker.  It’s not as strong psychologically as Dread, but it’s one hell of a stylish film.  The most arresting scenes occur on the subway late at night, where a vicious serial killer is seemingly […]