Tag Archives: horror

Thoughts on… Get Out (2017)

Chris (Daniel Kaluuya) and his girlfriend Rose (Allison Williams) go upstate to visit her parents for the weekend. At first, Chris reads the family’s overly accommodating behavior as nervous attempts to deal with their daughter’s interracial relationship, but as the weekend progresses, a series of increasingly disturbing discoveries lead him to a truth that he […]

Raw Meat (1973): “Mind the doors!”

There’s something pretty grisly going on under London in the Tube tunnels between Holborn and Russell Square. When a top civil servant becomes the latest to disappear down there, Scotland Yard start to take the matter seriously. Helping them are a young couple who get nearer to the horrors underground than they would wish. (source) […]

“Is it worth paying for a ticket?”: The Neon Demon (2016)

Nicolas Winding Refn’s most recent directorial effort, The Neon Demon (2016) is a psychological horror tale of a murderous, bloody-minded fashion industry that attracts young Jesse (Elle Fanning) to Los Angeles. Jesse hopes to become a big time fashion model because being pretty is the only talent she knows. She makes fast friends with make-up […]

Zodiac (2007): “Man is the most dangerous animal of all.”

A beast of a thriller directed by David Fincher and based on a book of the same name by Robert Graysmith, Zodiac (2007) is a story that technically has no ending. Zodiac is a compelling tale of obsession and criminal riddle-solving whilst a serial killer stalks his prey. Its synopsis is as follows: A serial […]

A Timely Blogathon: Gun Woman (2014)

Next up on A Timely Blogathon, hosted by myself and Movierob, is this newest review from Wendell of Dell On Movies. Wendell is the king of blogathons, so I was so happy he joined in on this one! Wendell chose to review Gun Woman (2014) – a film I’m now quite interested in, despite… well, […]

A Timely Blogathon: Absentia (2011)

Here’s the newest post in A Timely Blogathon, co-hosted by myself and Movierob. This newest review comes from Zoë of The Sporadic Chronicles of a Beginner Blogger. Zoë’s blog is so great – with reviews on films, books, and more. Definitely check it out if you haven’t already! Meanwhile, onwards to Zoë’s review of Absentia […]

A Timely Blogathon: The Dead Next Door (1989)

This post is the next entry in this month’s A Timely Blogathon being run by Anna of Film Grimoire and myself.  This review of The Dead Next Door (1989) is by Branden of Cinefessions Check out his site which is filled with hundreds of horror, sci-fi, and cult media reviews and podcasts! Tnx for taking…

A Timely Blogathon: 1972 Yellow House (2011)

Welcome to the first reader-contributed post of A Timely Blogathon! This first review comes from the one and only Eric of Isaacs Picture Conclusions – a local legend, a lover of schlock, a critic of low budget cinematic masterpieces. Thank you to the wonderful Eric for contributing to A Timely Blogathon!

The Eyes of My Mother (2016): Quick-shot review!

When my good friend (and director of Winter At Westbeth) suggested to my partner and I that we come along with him and his lovely partner to see The Eyes of My Mother (2016, dir. Nicolas Pesce) whilst we were at the Sydney Film Festival last weekend, I accepted the offer immediately without reading anything […]

Thoughts on… The Craft (1996)

This film is responsible for a generation of girls from the 90s experimenting with witchcraft and forming their own covens in order to levitate each other during sleepover parties. The Craft (1996, dir. Andrew Fleming) is one of those films that is so 1990s that it almost works as a time travelling device back to […]