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The Housemaid Is A Nifty, Gorgeously Conceived Little Ghost Story

The Housemaid is a ghost story told against the backdrop of a war-torn country filled with horrors very much of the real world. The setting is French-occupied Vietnam in 1953. As the film opens, a you...

Review: Son of Hercules vs. the Psychedelic Dracula Is Purely Charming

Son of Hercules vs. the Psychedelic Dracula revolves around the town of Detroit, MI which is caught between the victorious hero, the Son of Hercules, and the sinister Psychedelic Dracula. After two st...

Review: The Blackcoat’s Daughter Is An Inspired Debut

Osgood Perkins’ (son of Anthony) feature debut The Blackcoat’s Daughter (AKA February) has been in release limbo so long, his sophomore effort, I Am The Pretty Thing That Lives In The Hous...

Review: Don’t Knock Twice Is An Uneven Supernatural Thriller

Caradog W. James’s third movie Don’t Knock Twice follows a mother and the daughter, separated by social services, reconnecting after the daughter summons an angry demon. While the cast’s résumés speak...

Review: Bad Kids Of Crestview Academy Does Exactly What It Says On The Tin

Teenage horror had a big year in 2016 with the releases of Yoga Hosers, Nerve and, if you’re across the pond in the UK, the terrific The Final Girls. This trend looks set to continue with Bad Ki...

Review: The Autopsy Of Jane Doe Is An Exceptional Horror Movie

Twenty years ago, on December 20th, Scream was released to give horror fans something to watch over Christmas. And now, just a day (and a couple decades) later, on December 21st, 2016 we have another ...

Frightfest 2016 Review: We Are The Flesh

Hype is a strange beast. Nowadays, in our relentless, 24/7 news cycle, it can make or break a film. This is particularly pertinent when it comes to horror, as every movie wants to be the next ‘s...

Review: Morgan Is A Memorable, Chilly Sci-Fi Showcase For Anya Taylor Joy

Fresh from her career-making turn in this year’s hottest, and most divisive, horror movie The Witch, Anya Taylor-Joy wows once more in a very different role, as the titular AI in Luke Owen’...

The Darkness

Review: The Darkness Is Yet Another Snoozefest Loaded With Paranormal Inactivity

Horror movies are often (unfairly) criticised for lacking in plot. Not so with The Darkness, the latest paranormal-themed spooker currently haunting multiplexes, which has about ten different stories ...

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