horror

100 Years Of Christopher Lee

Few actors have had an impact on so many generations in the way that Christopher Lee did. The tall, dark and enigmatic actor’s deep baritone voice meant that he sounded as iconic as he looked and he had a career which saw him enter the Guinness [...]

May 27, 2022

Remembering Sam Raimi’s CRIMEWAVE

Long before Doctor Strange and Spider-Man, Sam Raimi followed-up the success of 1981’s The Evil Dead with Crimewave. Co-written by Raimi along with Joel and Ethan Coen, the 1985 release mixes slapstick, noir and horror to deliver a film which [...]

May 3, 2022

*CLOSED* Competition: Win Irish Horror Film CAVEAT On DVD

Acorn Media International will release Damian McCarthy’s Caveat on Blu-ray, DVD and digital on 28th February 2022. To celebrate, Movies In Focus is giving away a copy of the film on DVD to one lucky reader.  Amnesiac drifter Isaac (Jonathan [...]

February 19, 2022

Uncovering Curiosities: Nicolas Roeg’s DON’T LOOK NOW

The great Nicolas Roeg‘s 1973 release, Don’t Look Now is an expertly crafted horror/thriller. A now iconic piece of cinema, Roeg’s film not only delivers on eerie atmosphere, but it also has serious dramatic and emotional heft. It [...]

November 4, 2021

Uncovering Curiosities: Dominik Moll’s THE MONK

Dominik Moll’s The Monk (Le Moine) is a 2011 gothic thriller which is adapted from Matthew Lewis’s 1796 novel of the same name. The Monk is a visually striking piece, but you can’t help but get the impression that much of [...]

October 21, 2021

Notebook Reviews: INTERVIEW WITH THE VAMPIRE

Neil Jordan – 1994.  Neil Jordan‘s Interview With The Vampire is a great looking gothic horror, which just about holds the attention. All the elements are there, but Jordan’s film lacks bite! Tom Cruise goes against type as the [...]

October 16, 2021

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