In brief: Leaves you with that feeling of being fully satisfied by something you haven’t seen before & can’t wait to see again.
In brief: A casting clusterfuck of a bear hunt that comes completely undone with some appalling CGI in its closing stages.
In brief: The classic bear bait & switch, a monster slash survival movie suffering a hormone-induced identity crisis.
In brief: In the battle of (wo)man vs bear, chalk this win up to the beast.
In brief: 1313’s “meat puppets” go meta as an overlooked actor avenges the roles he lost to twinkier thesps.
In brief: A reluctant model slash vampire discovers the extent of his preternatural powers.
In brief: A fascinating low budget exploitation shocker that retains enough raw power to justify its watershed reputation.
In brief: Julia Ducournau’s unsettling debut solo feature that gets under your skin & stays there like a terrible, tunneling disease.
In brief: A ridiculously ambitious debutante DIY creature feature to inspire all you wannabe drag superstars, pups, furries & fetishists.
In brief: A young man on his travels falls in love with a shape-shifting monster who’s struggling to keep her shit together.
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.
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).