The central idea of The Amityville Horror isn’t a new one. A house which seemingly possesses or drives the new inhabitants crazy has been done many times before and since and in a lot of cases, much more effectively than here. … Continue reading Horror Week: The Amityville Horror (1979) Review
In the pantheon of iconic horror villains, Hellraiser’s Pinhead is definitely high on the list. His design is so shocking and instantly creepy that it is no wonder he stands toe-to-toe with the likes of Freddie Kruger or Jason Voorhees. It … Continue reading Horror Week: Hellraiser (1987) Review
I review a whole season rather than individual episodes, so there is a chance of spoilers. If you haven’t watched the whole season yet, stop reading now! In Supernatural’s third season, the show seems to finally have found it’s footing and the … Continue reading Supernatural (Season 3) TV Review
While watching The Forest, I was subjected to two more horror movie trailers (The Other Side of the Door and The Boy) and what soon became apparent is how similar the trailers are for the horror movies. It is like there … Continue reading How to make a Horror movie trailer
The afternoon before I went to the cinema to watch the third instalment in the Insidious franchise, I heard a term that summarises the current crop of horror movies that are hitting our cinemas: Cattle-prod horror. It refers to the constant jump-scares that … Continue reading Insidious: Chapter 3 (2015) Review
What If… is a self-indulgent look at how things could have been. I take an event or a rumour and let my imagination run wild. It’s rarely based on fact and completely based on guess-work and conjecture. I was watching … Continue reading What If… Ghostbusters was a horror movie?