Ghost Stories – Review

Based on the Olivier Award-nominated play, Ghost Stories is at once an old-fashioned British horror flick and yet very much not what you expect. The premise sees professional debunker Professor Phillip Goodman...
A QUIET PLACE

A Quiet Place – Review

A Quiet Place is, believe it or not, a quiet movie (not for fans of bringing loud movie snacks to the cinema). Following a family surviving in a world overrun with monsters with highly sensitive hearing –...
It

It – Review

After the much-loved, yet much-feared, 1986 Stephen King source novel and classic 1990 TV miniseries, arguably the most famous work of coulrophobia-inducing fiction hits the big screen awash with hype. What a...
Stanley And Bud

It Comes at Night – Review

Trey Edward Shults' second feature is one that comes from a place of deep anguish. As the director himself has previously pointed out, the film was made following the death of a relative, and the first thing...
Douglas Smith InTHE BYE BYE MAN

The Bye Bye Man – Review

What is it with scary movies and Friday the 13th? Every year a glut of cheaply-made trash is dumped onto our screens in an attempt to cash in on the 'unluckiest day'. Take 2015's zombie flick Condemned....
TheAutopsyofJaneDoe

The Autopsy of Jane Doe – LFF 2016 Review

You know a film has really got under your skin when halfway through you notice one hand is numb from being clenched so tightly. You know it’s pushing you to the edge when you consider breaking your own rule...
Into The Forest

Into The Forest – LFF 2016 Review

There’s nothing wrong with ambiguity per se. In horror it can be a powerful tool with which to disarm and unsettle the audience. All we ask is that your plot makes some sense. Please. Gilles Marchand and...