Jacob Heayes praises Playdead’s unsettling horror platformer and its commentary on control.
Tabby Burnett doesn’t find much frightening in Netflix’s adaptation of Stephen King.
Bridie Adams appreciates Eli’s adoption of classic horror tropes but ultimately finds it a confusing watch.
On its 40th anniversary, Max Shepherd celebrates the seminal science-fiction classic.
Issy Murray finds the return to the IT universe suitably frightening and enthralling.
A desolate castle rising out of a jagged hilltop, surrounded on all sides by dense forest. A full moon in the inky, starless sky above. Here there be monsters, make no mistake. In this sunken place, there lives a stalking, ghoulish creature, with sallow skin and narrow eyes; the eyes of a killer. One who feeds […]
There’s a moment in Juno where our heroine exclaims, ‘Dario Argento is so the master of horror’ which was a pretty niche reference for 2007, never mind the context around it. But now, eleven years on, there does seem to be more talk of Argento in the mainstream because, as is so often the case […]
The film the deaf community has been waiting for: A Quiet Place – but it’s not without its flaws. Disability on screen has been a thing of rarity, particularly if this includes actors with disabilities actually playing the roles. According to the UK film industry body Creative Skillset, only 0.3 percent of the total film […]
What Jordan Peele has created with his debut film is a product of genius; it’s a film that feels like a career-defining piece, yet has all the blindingly fresh quality of a first time effort. It is not just a genuinely creepy horror laced with social commentary; it is an impeccably balanced horror-comedy that moulds […]
In the past decade, there has been a steadily increasingly supply of well-crafted, enjoyable horror films, yet these films still mostly rely on conventional horror-genre tropes, without offering anything substantially new or fresh. Of course, they’re nothing as abominable as the Bye-Bye Man or It Follows but horror-lovers still crave a little more creativity in […]