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The Society (Netflix YA scifi series).

March 29, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Society (Netflix YA scifi series).

There’s another YA scifi series coming this May 2019. Called The Society, it has echoes of Under the Dome mixed in with Lord of the Flies, with a bunch of teenagers being stranded in a facsimile of their home city, sealed off from the rest of the World, and not quite knowing why. Is it […]

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Us (2019) [a film review by Frank Ochieng].

March 28, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More
Us (2019) [a film review by Frank Ochieng].

The obvious question remains: can filmmaker Jordan Peele serve up a worthy sophomore offering to his 2017 breakout psychological horror hit ‘Get Out’ that totally revitalised the goose-bump genre into another captivating level of imagination and introspection? Sure, ‘Get Out’ was special in its conceived presentation of the clever manipulation of racism and cultural curiosity. […]

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Call of Cthulhu must burn! China orders printers to incinerate RPG game.

March 26, 2019 | By | Reply More
Call of Cthulhu must burn! China orders printers to incinerate RPG game.

You have to give it to indie RPG publisher, Sons of the Singularity, they sure know how to come up with new difficulties when successfully crowd-sourcing a new Call of Cthulhu scenario. In SoS’s case, they – along with half the rest of the Western publishing industry – sent their RPG out to China to […]

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Supernatural TV series: meets the fiery pit of cancellation.

March 23, 2019 | By | Reply More
Supernatural TV series: meets the fiery pit of cancellation.

Supernatural’s 15th season is now set to be its last on the CW, as actor Misha Collins (aka the angel Castiel in the television series) has confirmed that there will be no 16th series as Supernatural’s now been cancelled. Fans are already mobilising to see if they can get it picked up by the likes […]

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Love Bites (book 2) by Lynsay Sands (book review).

March 20, 2019 | By | Reply More
Love Bites (book 2) by Lynsay Sands (book review).

With so many books having been written about vampires it seems difficult to come up with a new idea. This one has. ‘Love Bites’ is chronologically the second in a series about the Argeneau family. The whole family are vampires. This is explained to the female lead, pathologist Rachel Garrett, as being due to nano-technology […]

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Black Summer (Netflix zombie TV series).

March 18, 2019 | By | Reply More
Black Summer (Netflix zombie TV series).

Set in the early days of a zombie apocalypse, Black Summer is a new 8-episode zombie horror streaming TV series which stars Jaime King as Rose, a mother sadly ripped apart from her daughter, who then embarks upon a harrowing journey to rescue her. Thrust alongside a small group of U.S. refugees, these strangers must […]

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The Secret Of Marrowbone (2018) (DVD film review).

March 15, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Secret Of Marrowbone (2018) (DVD film review).

‘The Secret Of Marrowbone’ is a horror/mystery/suspense drama written and directed by Sergio G. Sanchez who also wrote ‘The Orphanage’ and ‘The Impossible’. Marrowbone is the house where Mom grew up and she takes the family back there to make a new start after recent traumatic events. Daddy isn’t with them because he was the […]

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Final Girls by Riley Sager (book review).

March 12, 2019 | By | Reply More
Final Girls by Riley Sager (book review).

In horror films, a common trope is to have a group of youngsters in a situation where they will be slaughtered one at a time by a maniac or a supernatural being, usually bloodily. The last scene is often of the last of the group fleeing the site of the carnage with the ambiguousness of […]

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Crystal’s Shadow (horror UFO film: trailer).

March 6, 2019 | By | Reply More
Crystal’s Shadow (horror UFO film: trailer).

In the SF-horror flick Crystal’s Shadow, Crystal (actress Mhairi Calvey) flees an orphanage believing that UFOs are after her. Is she mad, or is she is correct in her strange paranoia? Fleeing to a remote ranch, she is taken in by a family who have to come to terms with what is really pursuing her. […]

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Midsommar (horror film: trailer).

March 6, 2019 | By | Reply More
Midsommar (horror film: trailer).

In the movie Midsommar, a couple travels to Sweden to holiday with a buddy and end up attending the town’s odd mid-summer festival. Heck, have they never seen the Wicker Man? Yes, of course, a pagan cult is involved and things get weirder and more demonic faster than you can draw a pentagram on the […]

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