Welcome to a Halloween countdown of spooky thrills and spills…
With the scariest night of the year just around the corner, lurking deep in the shadows, join me in heralding in the grizzly ghosts and ghouls with a feast of creepy treats. Step aside Christmas, move over Easter, forget about Bonfire Night. When it comes to holiday seasons, it’s all about Halloween. Any excuse to fill life with the joys of Horror.
As the days tick nearer to All Hallows’ Eve I’ll be delivering a variety of horror-inspired goodness; shorts, art, reviews and videos. Starting with…
In 2017, director of modern science fiction classic District 9 (2009) launched his new film platform, Oats Studios. He’s since been quietly dropping high-concept shorts online, inviting us into the depths of his creative process. Brief snippets of concepts which might one day become feature-length productions. One of these being the wildly ambitious, busy and gruesome Zygote, which stars none other than Dakota Fanning (War of the Worlds). If you were wondering what Blomkamp’s seemingly now-dead Alien project might have turned out like, then this one should give you a bit of an idea….only here, the Xenomorph has been swapped out for Pickle Rick gone horribly wrong.
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