horror

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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