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Review - High-Rise

I’m not really sure how I feel about Ben Wheatley’s High-Rise, even after a full day of thinking about it. That’s probably not the first thing you’d want to read when you start a review, but hopefully by the end of it you’ll understand more what I mean. High-Rise, an adaptation of a J.G. Ballard [...]

Feature - 2016 : An Obituary

So, 2016, right? It’s been a crazy year for everyone, regardless of where your affiliations lie. Political upheavals left, right and centre (pun very much intended), celebrity deaths all over the place, One Direction splitting up… But despite all that, we’ve had our usual steady flow of horror movies to keep us distracted from the [...]

Review - Goosebumps

If you’re of a certain age, I’m sure Goosebumps holds quite a special place in your heart. The series of books – totalling over sixty individual stories – sold over 350 million copies worldwide…so adapting it into a film was always going to be a risky move, liable to upset a great deal of people [...]

Review - 31

Rob Zombie seems to be quite a divisive personality. There are those who tend towards die-hard fandom, lapping up anything he touches and never wavering in their dedication. Then there are those who believe he’s a blight on the horror landscape, dumbing down the genre and ruining existing mythos with nihilistic abandon. I’d put myself [...]

Review - The Conjuring 2

The follow-up to the widely acclaimed The Conjuring, Ed (Patrick Wilson) and Lorraine Warren (Vera Farmiga) don their spooky investigative hats and head to Enfield, London to help Peggy Hodgson (Frances O’Connor) and her four children banish the evil presence that has been terrorising their home, and supposedly possessing one of the girls, Janet – [...]