About Dave J. Wilson

From London, England, Dave is an expat living in Thailand. He is a lifelong film fan of various genres, with a particular fondness for horror, exploitation, and other shocking cinema. He loves to write critique on this dark side of cinema. As well as being a contributor for Dread Central, you can find him over at Diabolique Magazine, and at his blog Cinematic Shocks.

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April 13, 2018
Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood opens with a very cool intro, albeit an unnecessary one. Fading in […]
January 2, 2018
In a showcase of SFX ingenuity, the resurrection of Frank Cotton is a remarkably repulsive sight of body horror that […]
September 22, 2017
Clive Barker’s Hellraiser came along at a time when cinematic horror desperately needed to be taken more seriously again, needing […]
August 29, 2017
The Curse of Frankenstein was Hammer film productions’ first foray into Gothic horror in 1957. With its huge success came […]
August 17, 2017
Dario Argento’s first and best entry into his Three Mothers Trilogy, his 1977 masterpiece Suspiria, is the quintessential example of […]
June 14, 2017
Director Paul Lynch’s Humongous was lumped in with all the Canadian slashers that came out during the early ’80s, which […]
March 15, 2017
Written and directed by British maverick filmmaker Alan Parker and adapted from the novel Falling Angel by William Hjortsberg, Angel […]
January 13, 2017
The slasher sub-genre really came into its own in the early 1980s; thanks to the film that spawned this franchise, […]
December 30, 2016
After the phenomenal commercial success of 1980’s Friday the 13th, itself an opportunistic cash-in on the success of the 1978 […]
December 23, 2016
The exploitative sub-genre known as the slasher film is a very basic type of horror rarely challenging its audience. It […]
December 8, 2016
The American slasher sub-genre of horror was at the peak of its popularity in 1981. It was the Golden Age […]
November 15, 2016
K-Shop is a gritty and satirical urban horror film. It is a damning social commentary on a demographic of people in Britain, and their contemptible behavior