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

June 2, 2019 | By | Reply More
Ma (2019) [a film review by Frank Ochieng].

Mother Nature has a stormy forecast of hackneyed horror cloudiness on the pseudo-suspenseful radar courtesy of director Tate Taylor’s sketchy macabre maternal thriller ‘Ma’ that cryptically encourages its youth to “get home safe”. On paper, ‘Ma’ should be elevated from its generic goosebump DNA given the promising premise of its potential high-wire, shifty shenanigans. Taylor enlists his […]

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Sir Christopher Lee’s photo archive donated to BFI.

May 23, 2019 | By | Reply More
Sir Christopher Lee’s photo archive donated to BFI.

Photo credit: Dracula (1958) Hammer Film Productions, source: BFI National Archive. The BFI tell us that Lady Lee, Sir Christopher Lee’s widow, has donated his photographic archive, to the BFI National Archive. The collection offers an insight into one of British Cinema’s most recognisable stars, who would have been 97 years old on 27th May […]

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Fear the Walking Dead (5th season trailer).

May 12, 2019 | By | Reply More
Fear the Walking Dead (5th season trailer).

Fear the Walking Dead, the East Coast cousin of the original show is back for its 5th season on June 2nd 2019 in the USA along with the always reliable Morgan plus a very cool gun-slinger. Yeee-haaaa.

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The Dead Don’t Die (horror film trailer).

May 9, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Dead Don’t Die (horror film trailer).

Another trailer for this zombie comedy movie, The Dead Don’t Die, featuring Bill Murray, Adam Driver, Tilda Swinton, Chloë Sevigny, Steve Buscemi, Danny Glover, Caleb Landry Jones, Rosie Perez, Iggy Pop, Sara Driver, RZA, Selena Gomez, Carol Kane, Austin Butler, Luka Sabbat and Tom Waits. This one hits the cinema on June 14th 2019, so […]

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Terror Tales Of Cornwall edited by Paul Finch (book review).

April 30, 2019 | By | Reply More
Terror Tales Of Cornwall edited by Paul Finch (book review).

‘Terror Tales Of Cornwall’ is the perfect title for a book of new horror stories based in England’s most south-westerly county. The modern stories are interspersed with two or three-page essays about real legends of Cornwall. These are informative and add an extra dimension to the book. In the contents page and the text, they […]

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Assimilate (horror movie trailer): all your bodies are ours.

April 30, 2019 | By | Reply More
Assimilate (horror movie trailer): all your bodies are ours.

In the horror-scifi movie Assimilate, some good old Invasion of the Body Snatchers/The Thing-style action comes into the fore when a group of people shooting a documentary inside their city realise their fellow citizens and neighbours are being murdered and replaced by alien creatures who are perfect duplicates of the original victims.

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