Genres are very funny things, and movies are under constant debate as to what fits where. I have had lengthy arguments with people over whether films are best classified as horror or thriller or sci-fi or cult movies….or all of them at the same time. Netflix has the same problems. Some films that could easily be […]
B-movie and horror/thriller movie lovers alert! The first Ottawa Spookshow and Fantastic Film Festival is taking place at Live on Elgin on September 12, 29015, in Ottawa, Canada. The Ottawa Spookshow and Fantastic Film Festival is an all-day festival dedicated to showing films of a horror/sci-fi or simply strange variety. Films come from Canada and from around the world.
Jamie Lee Curtis faces a new, unstoppable terror in this sci-fi thriller from the producer of Aliens, Terminator 2, and Tremors. Jamie Lee Curtis (Halloween, Scream Queens) plays the navigator of a tugboat crew which loses its cargo during a hurricane. In the calm eye of the storm, they come across a Russian research ship floating dead in the water. Boarding the vessel, they initially believe it to be deserted… but they soon realize they're not alone. First, they discover a terrified su...
The Day of the Triffids (1962). Sci-fi/horror film based on the novel by John Wyndham. Tall plants capable of aggressive and seemingly intelligent behaviour that are able to move about by "walking" on their roots, appear to communicate with each other. They possess a deadly sting that enables them to kill their victims and feed on their rotting carcasses. It was directed by Steve Sekely, (Rank UK)