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10 Rillington Place (1971)

It has become almost commonplace now to find movies about serial killers as entertaining as they are somewhat chilling, but 10 Rillington Place isn't the kind of thing that we're used to nowadays. It stands up as a perfect example of how to…

The Boston Strangler (1968)

As with many notorious crimes of the 20th century, much doubt has been cast on the facts, and indeed identity, of The Boston Strangler in the decades since someone was apprehended for the crime. According to many people in authority,…

Sightseers (2012)

Ben Wheatley's stark and startling hitman horror flick Kill List was my favourite movie of 2011 by some margin, combining a grim kitchen sink authenticity with a nightmarish, otherworldly atmosphere of dread to stomach churning, emotionally…

Top Ten 90’s Horror Movies

The 1990's are widely regarded as the very worst decade for horror movies, especially when considering the range of quality fright flicks produced during the previous decade. There are gems amongst the crud of the 90's though, and the ten…

Chained (2012)

Jennifer Chambers Lynch, daughter of hugely respected oddball auteur David Lynch, made a rather inauspicious start to her own directing career with Boxing Helena, the very dark, very terrible tale of a psychopath and his slave, which came…

Don’t Let Him In (2012)

When I chose to watch Don’t Let Him In, a British made horror film, I was keen. I have been a fan of the type for many years and have seen some fantastic features, made by some very talented and little known film directors and production…

Maniac (2012)

REMAKE!!! Having read that word you are probably doing one of two things. Some will merely shrug their shoulders and get on with their day. Other, angrier nerds will have already built themselves into an apoplectic rage, before dropping to…

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…