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Pet Sematary – Review

After the success of It, it’s no wonder studios are scrambling to re-adapt more of Stephen King’s work. Pet Sematary has enough gruesome, dark content to potentially have audiences hiding under the covers...
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Us – Review

In compelling horror-thriller Us, Jordan Peele turns his forensic eye on the ways in which humans are their own worst enemies – packing in home invasion, zombies and high concept sci-fi tropes on the...
Escape Room

Escape Room – Review

In recent years, horror and thriller fans have seen a wave of unusual and original films, confronting vital political themes (Get Out, 2017) and kicking back against tired generic tropes (Hereditary, 2018)....

Slaughterhouse Rulez – Review

A British comedy horror with Simon Pegg and Nick Frost in? (And the debut for their production firm Stolen Picture?) The Shaun of the Dead comparisons are inevitable, but Slaughterhouse Rulez is a different...
In Fabric

In Fabric – LFF 2018 review

The red dress of Peter Strickland’s In Fabric could represent anything: the toxic lure of consumerism, the superficial coveting of beauty, the dangerous mystique of unattainable glamour. Or, it could...

The Secret of Marrowbone – Review

In the wake of the sensational Hereditary, another psychological horror about a tormented, seemingly cursed family was always going to struggle in comparison. And while it ultimately goes in a wholly different...
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Hereditary – Review

This film was previously reviewed on 31/05/2018 as part of Sundance London 2018. The confident, lean and mean directorial horror debut from Ari Aster, Hereditary, sees a family turn in on itself in...
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Murder Me, Monster – Cannes 2018 Review

Argentinian writer-director Alejandro Fadel doesn’t pull any punches in his ghoulish and gory horror, Murder Me, Monster. His opening scene, a close-up of a woman with a slit throat slowly bleeding out and...