My mother used to reinforce this: if you don’t have anything nice to say, don’t say anything at all. Therefore, I’ll try to keep this short.
In Children of a Darker Dawn, touted (in its own press release) as something of a cross between “Lord of the Flies” and 28 Days Later, a horrible plague has struck Ireland. A sickness that starts like a flu, and evolves into insanity, before taking your life. Its a sickness that strikes adults only, leaving a population of children to fend for themselves.
COADD is a micro-budget, independent Irish horror film, and while I’m personally not sure how it measures up in Dublin, the DVD of this film comes packaged with a trailer where several unknown (to me) publications rate it as a 4-star achievement that “strikes like a punch to the gut”. While up and coming director Jason Figgis has some depth to the story he is telling, he also undermines himself with a script that makes you want to contract such a disease and kill yourself. READ MORE
The world has been devastated by a virus that has decimated the adult population leaving small children and teenagers to roam the scarred landscape attempting to form some kind of society with dramatic and violent results.
Writer and director Jason Figgis has just teased us with a tasty first look at his latest production, The Ecstasy of Isabel Mann, a new vampire flick from October Eleven Pictures Ltd. The pic promises the goods with the tagling: “Vampires. Daylight. No Sparkles.” Indeed.
“It’s the story of a teenage girl who is seduced into an incredibly violent sect of day-walking vampires,” said Figgis.
“Her class mates start to go missing and two detectives believe that she is the prime suspect. Nothing is quite as it seems for those about her as the disturbed teenager runs amok, killing at will in the woodlands by her home; aided by her vampire guides who are training her in the art of the kill – with horrifically bloody results for those closest to her.”
You can get the full image below. Watch this spot for updates as they come available. READ MORE