A FOUR DAY INDULGENCE OF ZOMBIES, SLASHERS, PSYCHOTIC DEVIANTS (AND FEW THINGS I’M NOT SURE THEY HAVE A NAME FOR YET), THE FESTIVAL BOASTS AN ECLECTIC AND TWISTED SELECTION OF HORROR FROM A BEVY OF INDEPENDENT FILMMAKERS. AND JUST IN TIME FOR HALLOWEEN – MY REVIEWS OF THE WATERMEN, THE MILLENNIUM BUG & THE DEAD
According to the Oxford Dictionary, horror (noun) is defined as ‘an intense feeling of fear, shock or disgust.’
As a lifelong genre fanatic, I share the plight of discerning horror junkies whose need for fresh material is rarely satisfied in mainstream cinema. Recently, I had about the same reaction to the remake of A Nightmare On Elm Street as I did to the sticker price on a package of organic blueberries at Whole Foods; disheartened, but not shocked.