Danni Glover celebrates Women in Horror month. Spoiler alert! This post contains important plot points for: Among the Living, The Babadook, The Bad Seed, Carrie, The Craft, Ginger Snaps, The Exorcist, Inside, Interview with the Vampire, Let The Right One In, Rosemary’s Baby, Switchblade Romance, The Woman. Enter at your own risk.
Sex has always had a role to play in horror, just look at Dracula. But, the Tramp asks, is this relationship a healthy one? Have we moved beyond the allegorical to something far more disturbing and Ballardian than Stoker could ever have dreamt of?
Emma Street examines the monster science, not folklore, created and ponders how the literary legend stands up, cinematically speaking.
Blake Backlash considers the cinematic mixing of Hollywood’s grande dames with grand guignol.
Danni Glover brings you the pick of this year’s festival of fear, which ran at the Vue Leicester Square over the bank holiday weekend.
Viv Wilby checks out this small-scale, atmospheric British chiller
Ti West’s latest goes into the heart of a cult during its final days, but MarvMarsh doesn’t drink the Kool-aid.
Stake Land director Jim Mickle’s remake of a cult Mexican horror flick about a very peculiar family discombobulates Scout Tafoya and gets him thinking.
The Innocents, Jack Clayton’s haunting take on The Turn of the Screw, is back in cinemas. Viv Wilby plucks up the courage to get spooked all over again.