Pollyanna Roberts finds Smile a refreshing and frightening horror thriller
Review: Fresh Though not without its flaws and questionable tropes, Mimi Cave’s debut feature succeeds as a soft-horror exploration of online dating and modern love. Fresh is a particularly difficult film to write a spoiler-free review about, though I do urge you to watch it and find out why. I pressed play knowing ‘the twist’ […]
Review: Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2022)
Review: Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2022) Pollyanna Roberts finds only a modicum of fun in Netflix’s direct sequel to Hooper’s canonical slasher and an overabundance of superficiality and missteps. As an avid horror fan and an aficionado of Tobe Hooper’s 1974 The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, I was simultaneously excited and sceptical for Netflix’s 2022 direct […]
Girls, guts and gore
Girls, guts and gore Image: IMDb Francesca Sylph, Screen Editor, discusses Titane and the future of women in horror. BACK in 2016, French director Julia Ducournau shocked the world when she released Raw, a cannibal coming-of-age film (my favourite underrated horror sub-genre) which caused two people to pass out during the Midnight Madness screening at […]
The Art of Horror Gaming
Confronting the killer head-on or running in fear, Piers Mucklejohn considers the joys of horror gaming
London Film Festival Review – Possessor
Continuing his coverage of the London Film Festival, Henry Jordan considers violence in Brandon Cronenberg’s Possessor
Celebrating 45 Years of Jaws
Screen Editor Olivia Garrett celebrates the classic horror Jaws on its 45th anniversary.
The Shining: A Retrospective
On the 40th anniversary of The Shining, William Thornton reminisces on Kubrick’s masterpiece.
Ludonarrative Discussion: INSIDE
Jacob Heayes praises Playdead’s unsettling horror platformer and its commentary on control.
Review: In The Tall Grass
Tabby Burnett doesn’t find much frightening in Netflix’s adaptation of Stephen King.