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Terror rises in It Came From Below

Plop, drip, plop are the scary sounds in It Came From Below, another story about youngsters venturing into ill-advised scenarios, in this case an underground cave. Brother and sister, somewhat estranged, come together as the sister wants to vindicate her father’s research. Coming along for the midnight picnic of the creeps is the brother’s girlfriend, […]

Queer horror flick ‘Death Drop Gorgeous’ has it all

Monster Makeup, LLC is an independent entertainment company based out of Providence, Rhode Island in the USA. Aside from creating music, art and scary monsters, they now also produce low budget horror films funded primarily from public donations. Their first feature Death Drop Gorgeous is a LGBTQI slasher flick and screened in over 20 film festivals […]

Come Play explores the horror of tech addiction

A solitary, non-verbal Autistic boy unwittingly invites a monster into his home when he reads the creepy children's tale about Larry on his new iPad. Jacob Chase’s directorial debut puts an interesting spin on the idea of technology being the conduit for an evil, menacing force. Come Play works because it plays on the metaphor […]

The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It

Be afraid! Be very afraid! This is the arresting and ultra-frightening second sequel to The Conjuring (2013) and the eighth instalment in The Conjuring universe, which should have horror film enthusiasts screaming and gasping for air while literally sitting at the edge of their seats! Unlike the first two films, this is not set in […]

The Vigil

Many horror classics bind themselves to the occult or catholic dogma. The Vigil, a first time feature outing for director Keith Thomas, takes a different tack by instead focusing on Jewish methodology and belief. The Vigil follows Yakov (Dave Davis), a disenfranchised member of the New York Jewish community who is drawn back in by […]

In Fabric

Once you see In Fabric, you’ll never try a dress on in a department store change room the same way again. You see, In Fabric is the tale of a dress. But not a normal dress. A dress that, once worn, unleashes a malevolent curse and unstoppable evil. From acclaimed horror director Peter Strickland, this […]

Greta

Greta is the new name in terror, a character so perversely evil and repugnant that audiences will think twice before befriending middle-aged women again. When 20-something Frances (Chloe Grace Moretz) meets Greta (Isabelle Huppert), a seemingly innocent and lonely woman, a bond develops until Frances makes a discovery which doesn’t just shatter their friendship but threatens […]

Hereditary

Hereditary is a deep psychological, supernatural horror story which immediately unsettles the audience and never allows them to fully regain their footing. The film follows the family of matriarch Ellen Taper Leigh following her death and their subsequent unraveling as a series of tragic and unsettling events begin occurring with increasing prevalence. Elen’s daughter Annie Graham […]

Insidious: The Last Key

The fourth chapter to the Blumhouse franchise Insidious: The Last Key takes us back to where it all started with Dr Elise returning to her childhood home to not only uncover demons from the other side but to face her own demons. The supernatural horror film stars Lin Shaye, Angus Sampson, Spencer Locke, Caitlin Gerard and […]

IT COMES AT NIGHT

Not to be confused with Stephen King’s supernatural horror masterpiece It, this dark and sinister film is arresting and should have audiences afraid of what may be lurking in the dark. As the story unfolds, a flesh-eating virus of epidemic proportions is engulfing the country which has forced a family of three (headed by Joel […]