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Tall, Dark And Hungry (Argeneau Family book 4) by Lynsay Sands (book review).

June 21, 2019 | By | Reply More
Tall, Dark And Hungry (Argeneau Family book 4) by Lynsay Sands (book review).

It is widely accepted that there is a section of readers who, having found a genre they like, demand more of the same. It is part of reason why Mills & Boon has been and still is such a success. Not all their novels have coy, virginal and idealistic heroines as the books have been […]

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Ready or Not (horror movie trailer).

June 18, 2019 | By | Reply More
Ready or Not (horror movie trailer).

Here’s another horror film, this one directed by Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett, Ready or Not, where a young bride marries into her new husband’s rich, eccentric family, but then had to endure a strange but vicious tradition – supposedly a silly game – which turns into a lethal battle where everyone is left fighting […]

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Doctor Sleep (Stephen King horror movie: trailer).

June 14, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More
Doctor Sleep (Stephen King horror movie: trailer).

The film Doctor Sleep continues the story of Danny Torrance, forty years after his terrifying stay at the Overlook Hotel in The Shining. Ewan McGregor, Rebecca Ferguson and newcomer Kyliegh Curran star in the supernatural thriller, directed by Mike Flanagan, from his own screenplay based upon the novel by Stephen King. Still irrevocably scarred by […]

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The Banana Splits (horror movie: trailer).

June 14, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Banana Splits (horror movie: trailer).

You may fondly remember The Banana Splits as a weird slightly psychedelic 1970s children’s TV program run in what’s called today, a ‘magazine format’. Here’s the SyFy movie remake of it – but as a horror movie where the Banana Splits are demonic robots who will slay anyone to keep their show on the air. […]

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Annabelle Comes Home (horror trailer): because everyone likes having the s&^* scared out of them?

June 12, 2019 | By | Reply More
Annabelle Comes Home (horror trailer): because everyone likes having the s&^* scared out of them?

Annabelle Comes Home is the third outing for the Annabelle flicks starring the infamous sinister doll from the Conjuring universe. Determined to keep Annabelle from wreaking more havoc, demonologists Ed and Lorraine Warren bring the possessed doll to the locked artefacts room in their home, placing her “safely” behind sacred glass and enlisting a priest’s […]

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Escape Room (2019) (horror film review).

June 10, 2019 | By | Reply More
Escape Room (2019) (horror film review).

When I read the write-up for this film ‘Escape Room’, it felt a bit like ‘Cube’. The major difference is the six strangers win tickets to this competition and the winner will get $10.000…providing they get out. Always read the small print. You’ve also got to be good at solving puzzles under pressure of death. […]

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Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (horror movie: trailer).

June 8, 2019 | By | Reply More
Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (horror movie: trailer).

Here’s a new horror movie from Guillermo del Toro and director André Øvredal, called Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark. And its blurb is … It’s 1968 in America. Change is blowing in the wind…but seemingly far removed from the unrest in the cities is the small town of Mill Valley where for generations, […]

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Black Static #29 Jul-Aug 2012 (magazine review).

June 4, 2019 | By | Reply More
Black Static #29 Jul-Aug 2012 (magazine review).

There are some who will wonder if there is any point in reviewing a magazine at this distance from the publication date. In the case of some that would be a fair comment as the contents date rapidly but in the case of anything that contains fiction stories can remain current. There are collectors of […]

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Brightburn (2019) [a film review by Frank Ochieng]

June 3, 2019 | By | 2 Replies More
Brightburn (2019) [a film review by Frank Ochieng]

It would have been very interesting sitting inside a Hollywood movie studio board meeting when a pitch was made for a unique kind of horror film with super-hero overtones concerning an iconic Man of Steel as an intended reference:  ‘What if a young Clark Kent/future Superman arrived on Earth and decided to walk on the […]

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Annabelle Comes Home (horror movie trailer).

June 2, 2019 | By | Reply More
Annabelle Comes Home (horror movie trailer).

Annabelle Comes Home is the third movie in the Annabelle series starring the sinister doll from the Conjuring universe. Gary Dauberman, the screenwriter of the Annabelle films, IT and The Nun, makes his directorial debut on the film, which is produced by Peter Safran (Aquaman). Determined to keep Annabelle from wreaking more havoc, demonologists Ed […]

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