Citadel is the smart indie horror movie you've been waiting for

Good news — someone is finally making smart, indie horror again. The new movie Citadel doesn't need torture porn, celebrities, buckets of blood, or jump scares to give you chills — it's just good anxiety-driven horror. After being attacked by a bunch of 14-year-olds and beaten with a hammer, writer/director Ciaran… » 11/09/12 12:00pm 11/09/12 12:00pm

How the Citadel director's real-life agoraphobia turned into a horror…

The Citadel director Ciaran Foy was attacked by a pack of 14-year-old kids and beaten with a hammer. Afterwards Foy found it difficult to leave his own home. He couldn't even get past his own front door. Years later, Foy has turned the crime into a pretty kickass horror movie about packs of crazed feral teens who… » 11/08/12 3:01pm 11/08/12 3:01pm

How One Man Turned His Real-Life Mugging into a Creepy Horror Movie

After getting attacked by a gang of kids, director Ciaran Foy used images and inspirations from his own experience and turned it into a horror movie about a pack of feral mutant teens. Titled Citadel, the movie follows an agoraphobic main character, who's still trying to get over his first encounter with the… » 10/22/12 1:13pm 10/22/12 1:13pm

Computer virus convinces users they've viewed child porn and must pay a…

There are still a lot of really stupid people on the internet, judging from the latest scam the FBI just warned against. An existing computer virus, called Citadel, has been repurposed as scam-ware, which notifies users that they've been caught looking at child porn and must pay a $100 fine to get off the hook. » 6/03/12 11:15am 6/03/12 11:15am

Chain of tank-like fortresses would protect Japan from natural…

These gloomy citadels are just a concept design, one that imagines a massive defense network that could surround and defend Japan. Using a chain of breakwaters and drainage channels, these fortresses would protect the coast from tsunamis, while serving as an added layer of defense for man-made threats to the islands. » 5/05/12 3:30pm 5/05/12 3:30pm