eric england

MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Contracted: Phase II’ Is Another Bad Horror Sequel

Film: Contracted: Phase II Starring: Matt Mercer Directed by: Josh Forbes Two years after Eric England’s Contracted took the world of body horror by storm, IFC Midnight has released a clunky sequel with no input from England that struggles to find a single original beat. Opening with the same sequence that ended the first film, […]

Official ‘Contracted’ Trailer Will Make Your Skin Crawl

If you have been following our movie coverage in recent months you have probably noticed us mention Eric England’s Contracted a time or two. The film has been bouncing around the festival circuit for a few months, but it won’t be available for mainstream audiences until its theatrical and VOD debut on November 22. IFC […]

MOVIE REVIEW: Contracted

Film: Contracted Starring: Najarra Townsend Directed by: Eric England Distributed by: IFC Filmmaker Eric England has just delivered the quintessential anti-date movie. Though a good number of films have dealt with the troubles and horrors that can follow promiscuous sexual activity, few films have taken the idea as literally as Eric England’s Contracted. A film […]

IFC Midnight Acquires Eric England’s ‘Contracted’

This fall, prepare to never look at hooking up the same again. IFC Midnight has acquired the US distribution rights to Contracted, the latest horror film from Madison County director Eric England. The film is scheduled for a November release on VOD, as well as a limited theatrical run. Contracted tells the story of Samantha, […]


Movie: Roadside Director: Eric England Writer: Eric England Studio: Southern Fried Films, Swim With The Fish Productions, Dunn-Rite Productions Roadside may have indie roots and a tiny budget but this movie offers massive thrills and a unique concept reminiscent of the films of Hitchcock. Written and directed by Eric England (of Madison County fame), Roadside stars Ace Marrero and Katie Stegeman as Dan and […]

HOLY SH!T: Former INDIE FILM SPOTLIGHT feature “Madison County” Arrives On DVD In May

In 2011 we brought you an in-depth interview/feature on then unreleased horror film Madison County. As of yesterday, that feature has a brand new home and with it, a long-awaited release date. Arriving on unrated DVD May 8, Eric England’s Madison County has found a home at IMAGE Entertainment. In the film – inspired by […]


We’re sure you’ve noticed by now, but film has been becoming a very large part of Under The Gun Review. We are all huge film buffs and felt we could save everyone a few clicks by expanding our coverage (and honestly, it’s nice not having to write about (insert band) premiereing/unveiling/announcing (insert event) over and […]