“The Curse Of The Mummy’s Tomb” Keeps One Foot In The Grave

Sometimes horror films are better political allegories than effective pieces of scary cinema. Mark Fraser revisits a film which arguably falls into this category...
Posted On 03 Mar 2018

“Fanatic” Is Suitably Berserk

It took Hammer just three years after the arrival of the so-called “hag horror” movie to submit its own entry to this sub-genre...
Posted On 07 Feb 2018

“The Gorgon”: Not Too Hideous

Mark Fraser revisits a work which, while in no way objectionable, still requires a little patience...
Posted On 09 Jan 2018

“It: Chapter One” Confidently Brings Stephen King’s Novel To The Screen

Andy Muschietti's It: Chapter One is a confident attempt to realise one of literature's great horror novels for the screen...

Lacking Bite, “The Howling” Hasn’t Aged Well

1980s cult werewolf classic The Howling gets a new lease of life on Blu-ray courtesy of Studiocanal...
Posted On 28 Dec 2017

“Torture Garden” Is More Than Mere Curiosity

More curio than serious purchase for the fair weather fan, Torture Garden is wasted on those not truly interested in the genre, whilst illustrating the limitations of unchecked creative freedom...
Posted On 28 Nov 2017

“Maniac”: A Potent, Torturous Illustration Of Madness Evoking Evil

As unwashed grindhouse cinema goes, it doesn’t get more odorous or potent as William Lustig's Maniac...

Top 10 Things Missing From Andy Muschietti’s “It” That Made The Book Better

10 bits from the novel we would have liked to see in Andy Muschietti's film adaptation...
Posted On 15 Oct 2017