Review: Ginger Snaps

It would be easy to give Ginger Snaps extra credit for its title. A perfectly concise summation of the film’s central story – it’s about Ginger and she indeed does snap – while also showing off a wry sense of humour with its pun on the cookie of the same name. It...

Review: Stephen King’s It

Stephen King's quite brilliant novel It showed the horror maestro at his best, balancing childhood innocence and adventure with nightmarish horror cooked up from the depths of their own imaginations. Turning a thousand-plus page paperback into a two, or as it turns out, three...

Analysis Of The Slasher Film

You could look back at the stalk and slash sub-genre of horror cinema (predominately known as 'slasher' film, or 'teen slasher') and cite the book written about serial-psychotic Ed Gein as the root of the genre. Alfred Hitchcock bought the rights to the book and made the pivotal...