CONDEMNED moves with beats and tone that is accelerated to the max. It’s a film that hits the ground running, and thrusts its characters into an infested fight for their lives. It’s also a very uneven and character development-lite approach. We see our protagonists go through hell in a single location, but we never get […]

Get Ready to be infected when IFC Midnight & Scream Factory Unleash CONTRACTED: PHASE 2 This January!

Eric England’s CONTRACTED was a genre favorite when it was released and ended with a cliffhanger that definitely made way for a sequel, one that would explain the questions the first film raised.  After going back and forth for a bit, England’s proposed sequel was bypassed in favor of a different approach and director Josh […]


We’ve all made sacrifices to be able to do whatever it is that we want to do. Some more than others, but it’s just a fact that in life, there are moments and opportunities that present themselves and we’re faced with the question of “how far will you go?”, a question that based on the […]


It used to be when a sequel to a successful genre film went the somewhat direct to video route, that it was a taboo of sorts, a signifying mark of it not being such a great film. It was definitely easy to feel that way, given so many sequels that didn’t quite offer anything to […]

RLJ/IMAGE Set to release CABIN FEVER: PATIENT ZERO this June! VOD/iTunes Dates!

RLJ/Image Entertainment is set to unleash the third film in the CABIN FEVER franchise, CABIN FEVER: PATIENT ZERO, and it actually looks pretty decent if I do say so myself.  Directed by Kaare Andrews, who comic book fans know as the writer and artist for various Marvel titles, including The Incredible Hulk and The Amazing […]


For this week’s Exploitation Alley, I thought it would be cool to head back to the ’70s, which is my favorite decade when it comes to horror/genre films. The horror films of the ’70s didn’t dumb themselves down for their audiences, and didn’t rely on extremely quick editing to tell a story, they relied on […]