Thursday 21 July 2011

DVD: The Devil's Rock

The Channel Islands during WWII and two Allied Forces soldiers on a covert mission investigate what sounds like torture taking place, only to discover a Nazi hideout with a terrifying secret. The Germans have been attempting to summon a demon to aid their war effort and unfortunately for all but one of them they have succeeded.

The film mostly features three cast members. Craig Hall as the soldier from New Zealand, Matthew Sunderland as the German Colonel and Gina Varela as one damn sexy shape-shifting demon.

The sworn enemies must work together to survive while always doubting each other’s word and keeping the evil she-demon at bay.

Debut director Paul Campion creates a fantastic creepy atmosphere and all three actors mentioned deliver good performances.

Films like this prove that you don’t need a big budget to make a decent movie and the special (non-cgi) effects are reasonably good too. They even manage to make Gina Varela remind me of Tim Curry’s Prince Of Darkness from Legend.

Better than most straight to dvd horrors this is great gory fun.

The Devil's Rock is available on dvd in the UK now.

Ric’s Rating: 71%


  1. A surprisingly decent film Alex.

  2. Reminds me of Hellboy and Dead Snow.

  3. I forgot that's what they were up to in Hellboy Mariah and I haven't seen Dead Snow. Any good?

  4. sounds interesting in some unusual way!


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