Thursday, 23 February 2017

We Go On

2016
Dirs. Jesse Holland and Andy Mitton

We Go On tells of Miles Grissom (Clark Freeman), a young man with a crippling fear of death, who places an advertisement offering a large sum of money to whoever can help him prove the existence of an afterlife.

With the help of his mother Charlotte (Annette O’Toole), he narrows down the offers of help he receives to three possible candidates and embarks on a journey he may never be able to return from...

The fascinating central premise of We Go On strongly evokes The Twilight Zone, while the focused script ensures an insular atmosphere.

Head over to Exquisite Terror to read my full review. And keep an eye open for issue 5 of Exquisite Terror, coming soon... 

Thursday, 16 February 2017

Rare Breeds by Erik Hofstatter

Kent-based author Erik Hofstatter’s latest offering is a dark, terse and keenly paced little chiller that consistently leads the reader into unexpected and ever unsettling places.

The story concerns Aurel Schwartz, an unassuming young man whose tendency to sleepwalk begins to create tension within his family. When his somnambulant wanderings become strangely menacing, Aurel’s wife Zora believes he poses a real threat to her daughter Livie.

Before long the family is caught up in a nightmare of missing teenaged girls, grave-robbing, astral projection and necromancy…

Head over to Exquisite Terror to read my full review.

And keep an eye open for issue 5 of Exquisite Terror, coming soon...