Tag : horror

5 Must-See Halloween Films

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With Halloween fast approaching, here are a few must-see Halloween films… 1. IT – 2017 IT is an American supernatural horror film directed by Argentinean director, Andy Muschietti. This is the first of a two-part film adaptation of Stephen King’s 1986 killer clown novel. This terrifying clown movie, about a shape-shifting … Read More

What Happened to Horror?

1 year ago / 0 comments

Horror used to fill a unique space in the film landscape. Lauren Bennett takes a look at the genre and asks: has horror lost its way? It’s common knowledge nowadays that horror movies have earned themselves a bit of a reputation for being – for lack of a better word … Read More

The Science of Fear

1 year ago / 0 comments

With Halloween having arrived, many people will be curling up under a blanket, ready to have the living daylights scared out of them by killer clowns, freaky phantoms and serial killers in the shower. With this nail-biting terror and suspense comes the sweaty palms, shortness of breath and a rapidly … Read More

Review: Get Out – does the politically charged horror comedy live up to the hype?

2 years ago / 0 comments

Receiving a coveted 99% ‘freshness’ score on Rotten Tomatoes, it’s safe to say there has been no shortage of hype surrounding the release of Jordan Peele’s directorial debut, Get Out, a comedy horror film exploring the current realities of racism in America. Prior to the screening, there were fears that … Read More

Once you check in, you can never check out…

3 years ago / 0 comments

American Horror Story returns with a brand new season. Season five of one of the most terrifying TV shows in the United States premiered on October 20th on Fox UK, and will keep its spot in the timetable at 10pm every Tuesday. After much speculation about whether or not American Horror … Read More

Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension – Found footage horror’s last gasp?

3 years ago / 0 comments

Paranormal Activity has become the touchstone for the found footage movie genre that originated in The Blair Witch Project in 1999. It’s prompted several sequels as well as spurring on a host of other films keen to follow suit, the list of which has apparently yet to end. But isn’t … Read More