All posts tagged horror

The First Purge, a step backwards for the franchise

Let’s be honest, did anybody see The Purge (2013) and expect sequels? They are built upon a ridiculous premise and the series started with, what is essentially, a poorly done […]

Hereditary: another horror hit from A24

A24 has had a lot of success releasing smart, interesting genre films that differ from the usual offerings of other, bigger studios. They have done particularly well in the horror/thriller […]

Why the Suspiria remake may flop, and why it doesn’t matter

The first teaser trailer for Luca Guadagnino’s Suspiria remake was released last week, and the response has been largely positive. Remakes, especially horror remakes, often fail critically and commercially and […]

Truth or Dare Review – Blumhouse’s Latest Horror Film is Not So Much Daring, As It Is a Game of “Guess the Cliché”

Having championed and spearheaded creative horror films such as Get Out and Lights Out, Blumhouse Productions has gained a welcome reputation for distributing a successful stream of reasonably budgeted horror […]

A Quiet Place Review – Silence is Golden in John Krasinski’s Terrifying Cat-and-Mouse Thriller of Breathless Whispers

Star of the U.S. remake of Ricky Gervais’ The Office and rom-coms ranging from It’s Complicated to License to Wed, you wouldn’t look to John Krasinski to direct a nail-biting, […]

Unsane Review – Steven Soderbergh’s iPhone Thriller Offers a Software Update on the Cinematic Depiction of Insanity

If there is any director that can veer perfectly between arthouse and mainstream cinema, it would be Steven Soderbergh. The director responsible for crowd pleasers such as the Ocean’s trilogy, […]

The Couple Next Door by Shari Lapena

The Couple Next Door by Shari Lapena: This month’s CUB magazine’s must-read! “A thrilling suspense novel that has you hooked from the very first chapter” Anne and Marco’s next-door neighbours, […]

Buggy Baby: The lovechild of Harold Pinter and Stanley Kubrick that inverts and reveals all about human behaviour

Gallow humour, hedonistic horror, a homage to the traumas impacting refugees are not three elements you would traditionally mix together, but in Buggy Baby, these three distinct styles blend perfectly […]

Top 4 Netflix Original Series to Binge-Watch!

It is no secret that Netflix has been growing as a media company over the past few years, and has claimed its place in the world of film and television. […]