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Blair Witch (2016)

I have to start my review of Blair Witch, a film that came along under the radar after being given a different title to throw everyone off, with two relevant pieces of information. The first is that I am a fan of BOTH of the previous Blair…

The Guest (2014)

Movies have done a lot to harm friendly relations, although the Peterson family clearly hasn’t seen enough. If you live in a small town and a stranger knocks on the door, the first reaction should by now be suspicion. If they happen to be…

Frightfest London 2014

Another year. Another Frightfest. Now in its 15th year, Frightfest's bank holiday main event has blossomed steadily over time to become one of the most anticipated genre festivals in Europe, if not the world. This year was incredibly…

The Guest (2014)

The opening film at Frightfest 2014 was the latest fare from Adam Wingard (You’re Next), a director often accused of being over hyped due to his stylish, self – referential style that gleefully subverts horror tropes. His latest film The…

You’re Next (2011)

The home invasion movie has been a staple of the horror genre for a long time. In fact, it probably stretches further back than any of us can imagine (I think back to the original version of The Desperate Hours). With You're Next, director…

The ABCs Of Death (2012)

It should have been something truly great. When horror fans first heard of The ABCs Of Death there seemed to be a good feeling about it. 26 short films by 26 different directors who were each given a budget of $5,000 and complete free rein…

V/H/S (2012)

The anthology horror movie has seen many hits and misses over the years. As has the "found footage" film. So bringing the two together to make a "found footage" anthology horror movie could either be the best or worst idea ever. Thankfully,…

A Horrible Way To Die (2010)

Sitting in the same area of discomfort as Henry: Portrait Of A Serial Killer and Snowtown, A Horrible Way To Die may not quite work as well as those two movies but it's still an impressive, unsettling work that shows the mindset of a serial…