Thora Bjorg Helga in 'Metalhead'

Metalhead: Icelandic film teases black metal

Metalhead (Málmhaus) is an Icelandic film from 2013 that played in Seattle as part of the 2015 Nordic Lights Film Festival. Directed by Ragnar Bragason, Metalhead was very successful in the Icelandic 2014 Edda Awards, winning for Best Actress, Best Supporting Actress, Best Supporting Actor, Best Editing, Best Costume Design, Best Sound, Best Original Score…

Cover artwork for Scream Factory 'Shocker' Blu-ray

Shocker by Wes Craven is shockingly bad

Wes Craven’s 1989 film Shocker had a great concept, at least on paper. The idea of a mass murderer sentenced to death in the electric chair, only to come back stronger than before, is completely original and has loads of promise. There are any number of ways Craven could have woven this story to make for a compelling and…