All posts tagged horror

Thrillers- What is it that makes this genre so addictive?

The thriller genre is incredibly vast and involves many sub-genres; mystery-thriller, crime-thriller, horror-thriller, etc. Despite the various sub-genres, the foundation of thrillers remains the same. Suspense is a key aspect […]

Inkpot: The Doctor

This piece was inspired by Lydia Davis’ Can’t and Won’t, which contains the shortest stories I have ever seen. Her stories are simple, fabulous and incredibly imaginative. I submitted this […]

Exclusive Review of Pet Sematary

Stephen King’s film adaptations have often been famously hit and miss. Sometimes you get a classic like Carrie or The Shining, sometimes it’ll be an atrocity like Dreamcatcher or Cell. […]

Exclusive Review of Hellboy

The most underrated of Guillermo Del Toro’s resume is his Hellboy duology. The films had a great blend of humour and horror, a pitch perfect choice of casting with Ron […]

Exclusive Review of Jordan Peele’s ‘Us’

Jordan Peele has had one of the most successful genre transitions of any creative individual. Despite starting out as a comedian in a duo with Keegan Michael-Key, he has moved […]

Exclusive Review of Under the Silver Lake

After Under the Silver Lake premiered to a divisive response, its wider release date has been pushed back twice, with both creating the narrative that: as a follow-up to acclaimed […]

Exclusive Film Review: Happy Death Day 2U

Happy Death Day was a surprisingly enjoyable horror-comedy that, although limited by a PG-13 rating, managed to be a competent slasher as well as a creative homage to Groundhog Day. […]

10 years on: is Jennifer’s Body a subversive cult classic?

10 years ago, Jennifer’s Body was released to mixed reviews and failed to leave a mark on audiences. In the coming years, the film has gained a cult fanbase and […]

Review of Susanne Bier’s Birdbox.

Directed by Susanne Bier, Netflix original ‘Birdbox’ has received over 2 million views upon release and has generated a huge following. The film includes a notable cast, staring Academy Award […]