As soon as the Americans started exploring the burnt out Norwegian research station in The Thing (1982) I was desperate for a prequel to find out what happened to our Scandi friends. (I demand prequels a lot. I’m still desperate for John Wick: The Prologue. But more than that, I want to find out all about the wheeler-dealing… The Thing (2011 Prequel) Read More
Obviously by happy I don’t actually mean happy. It is Friday the 13th after all. Just make sure you don’t slip over on the ice today perusing my website, and break your neck. Oh.
The Shallows is a short, sharp shock of a film. It’s only 86 minutes long but anxiety and tension levels are turned up to the max once medical student Nancy has seen the shark that will become her nemesis. And dry land is always an enticingly short but desperately dangerous distance away. Nancy (Blake Lively) has travelled to a beach… Shallows, The Read More
As 6 year old Samuel’s doctor says, “all children see monsters”. Or hear them, under the bed and on the stairs. It’s a response to something they can’t control, and a way of making sense of big events in their lives. Most aren’t stalked through the darkness by a terrifying black hatted figure who wants… Babadook Read More
I’m a wuss when it comes to horror movies, but like the slasher film victim who just has to check out the scary noise in that basement while trying on bikinis when the power lines are down, I can’t stay away. I thought Crimson Peak wouldn’t be too bad to watch alone – it sounds… Crimson Peak Read More