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The Boy – Trying Far too Hard to be Different

Lauren Cohen takes a break from fighting with zombies in The Walking Dead to┬ádo some house-sitting in England in new horror film The Boy. On the run from an abusive boyfriend, Greta (Cohen) takes up a job as nanny for an eccentric elderly couple who are planning their first holiday in years. The couple have a little boy called Brahms whom Greta must look after … Continue reading The Boy – Trying Far too Hard to be Different

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The Inhabitants proves indie horror is where it’s at this Halloween

Halloween is fast approaching and there’s always that dilemma of what horror to watch this year. Most of us probably settle for old favourites while some end up disappointed by the latest offerings to hit the cinemas which are generally cliche and not particularly scary. This year however The Rasmussen Brothers have something in store for us horror fans that’s perfect for a Halloween night … Continue reading The Inhabitants proves indie horror is where it’s at this Halloween

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Too much clowning around: Clown (2014)

Killer clowns are a thing of nightmares for a lot of people. Stephen King’s IT, Captain Spaulding and that creepy clown from American Horror Story Freak Show are just a few of the many terrifying clowns that have plagued audiences throughout the years, proving a scary staple of the horror genre. A horror film about a clown suit that’s actually the skin of a demon, … Continue reading Too much clowning around: Clown (2014)

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Watching Alien for the First Time

Damn, they don’t make them like this anymore! After years of being a horror fanatic I’d put off watching Alien because of how dated it looked. Never much of a sci-fi fan it just didn’t have any appeal. But after finding a boxset containing all the Alien and Predator films it seemed as good a time as any to get watching. One thing is obvious … Continue reading Watching Alien for the First Time

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When horror lost a legend

This bank holiday weekend brought saddening news for horror fans. Wes Craven, horror legend, passed away. Horror has officially lost a legend. Wes Craven was a master of horror, directing some fantastic classics in his time with one of the most unique and intelligent perspectives that horror has ever seen. He was at the helm of massively revered film franchises like A Nightmare on Elm … Continue reading When horror lost a legend

The Babadook – A Very Un-Scary Halloween

This year for halloween me and the other half decided to go to the cinema. The other option was go out and get drunk, and in hindsight I think we made the wrong choice. I’d been waiting to see The Babadook for months, ever since I first read about it online. All the reviews seemed positive, the trailer and stills from the film all looked … Continue reading The Babadook – A Very Un-Scary Halloween