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INTO THE GRIZZLY MAZE (2015)

In brief: A casting clusterfuck of a bear hunt that comes completely undone with some appalling CGI in its closing stages.

Strapline: “Hunt Or Be Hunted.”

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MANEATER (2015)

In brief: The classic bear bait & switch, a monster slash survival movie suffering a hormone-induced identity crisis.

Strapline: “Some things were never meant to be.”

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BACKCOUNTRY (2014)

In brief: In the battle of (wo)man vs bear, chalk this win up to the beast.

Strapline: “Survive”

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THE LAST HOUSE ON THE LEFT (1972)

In brief: A fascinating low budget exploitation shocker that retains enough raw power to justify its watershed reputation.

Strapline: “To Avoid Fainting, Keep Repeating, It’s Only A Movie.”

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RAW (2016)

In brief: Julia Ducournau’s unsettling debut solo feature that gets under your skin & stays there like a terrible, tunneling disease.

Strapline: “What are you hungry for?”

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THE ALIEN FACTOR (1978)

In brief: A ridiculously ambitious debutante DIY creature feature to inspire all you wannabe drag superstars, pups, furries & fetishists.

Strapline: “A Galactic Frightmare.”

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SPRING (2014)

In brief: A young man on his travels falls in love with a shape-shifting monster who’s struggling to keep her shit together.

Strapline: “Love is a monster.”

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GLORY HOLE REVIEWS

EVOLUTION (2015)

In brief: A vivid coming of age fairytale about the battle for all our reproductive rights. The monsters want control of our bodies. We can’t let them have it.

Strapline: “Grow to become something new.”

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CUB (2014)

In brief: Part throw-back, part myth-maker in its own right, Jonas Govaerts’ pre-teen backwoods slasher WELP (aka CUB) is a refreshing blast of horror from the Flemish speaking bits of Belgium (& you don’t often get a chance to say that).

Strapline: “Be prepared.”

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KILLBILLIES (2015)

In brief: An urbanoia-themed tale of soft-skinned city folk stumbling across murderous hooch-brewing mutants in the mountains.

Strapline: “The hills are alive with the sound of slaughter.”