horror

MAYHEM FILM FESTIVAL 2019: The Full Line-Up

The 15th Mayhem Film Festival kicks-off at Nottingham’s Broadway Cinema on Thursday 10 October. The festival will run until Sunday 13 and it will again unleash a mind-bending selection of horror and sci-fi movies.  Movies In Focus will again be [...]

September 3, 2019

More Titles Announced For MAYHEM FILM FESTIVAL 2019

The 2019 incarnation of the Mayhem Film Festival inches closer and closer. That means more and more titles are being announced for the Nottingham-based genre film festival which takes place from 10-13 October). Added to the line-up is The Gangster, [...]

August 31, 2019

THE SIXTH SENSE: Still Great After 20 Years

M. Night Shyamalan‘s The Sixth Sense opened in the US on 6 August 1999. It came out of nowhere in late summer, and scored $293 million in the US and $379 million in foreign territories for a $672.8 million global total. It was the second [...]

August 6, 2019

DVD Review: Russian Horror MERMAID: LAKE OF THE DEAD

The Mermaid: Lake of the Dead is a modestly budgeted Russian-language horror film which tries to do something a little different. It isn’t wholly successful in what it attempts to achieve on a story level, but this an incredibly well shot and [...]

July 26, 2019

First Three Films Announced For MAYHEM FILM FESTIVAL 2019

The Mayhem Film Festival is a cracking few days at Nottingham’s Broadway Cinema. The films which screen at the genre festival are always fresh, exciting and a little bit twisted. I fully expect the 2019 line-up to be more of the same.  Mayhem [...]

July 24, 2019

Review: Nicolas Roeg’s Timeless Classic DON’T LOOK NOW

Nicolas Roeg’s Don’t Look Now is a stunningly crafted horror/thriller from 1973. It’s a classic, a wonderfully realised piece of cinema which delivers on a dramatic and an emotional level. This is how you make a horror movie.  Based [...]

July 20, 2019

Scaring The IT Out Of You: Trailer For IT CHAPTER 2

The first instalment of Andy Muschietti’s 2017 adaptation of Stephen King‘s IT was surprising on two levels. One: it grossed over $327 million at the US box office and more than $700 million globally. Two: it was actually pretty great. [...]

July 18, 2019

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