The latest offering from Paul Andrew Williams (known for 2006’s London to Brighton), it would be difficult to describe Cherry Tree Lane as the sort of film anybody would watch for enjoyment. The story of a London couple held hostage in their own home by some seriously disgruntled youths, it is uncomfortable viewing from start to finish; rarely has there been a film that could make you feel more horrified at what is happening onscreen. You won’t want to watch and yet, curiously, this is precisely why you must.
As the cinematic world waits breathlessly for the release of ‘mockbuster’ Mega Piranha, we at Best For Film have been bemoaning the trend towards making deliberately dreadful monster films (here’s looking at you, Sharktopus). With that in mind, we’re trying to reverse the trend by harking back to some of the most disastrous monsters of yesteryear, when filmmakers understood that all you needed was a leaky reactor and a comparison to the Russians to make your superbeast a dead cert. We’ve scoured YouTube for the best of the worst, and here they are: our top ten best worst monster movies!