The Colours of Horror: Bad Science and Unnatural Nasties in 80s Cinema

By Keri O’Shea Since the widespread colourisation of film replaced black and white as the go-to format for popular cinema, horror movies have frequently led the charge when it comes to the most creative use of colour palletes, special FX and lighting. It’s something of a myth, a myth which persists, that horror always takes […]

“Body horror is where my heart lies…” – an interview with director Andy Stewart

By Keri O’Shea We look at quite a few short films during the course of an average year here at Brutal as Hell, what with the Horror in Short section we run, together with our combined attendance at horror festivals – but sometimes, a filmmaker’s work stands out, and that’s certainly the case with director […]