All posts tagged horror

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. […]

The Cloverfield Paradox Review – Netflix’s Surprise Cloverfield Sequel Unboldly Goes Where Every Sci-Fi Horror Has Gone Before

In 2008, producer J.J. Abrams and director Matt Reeves shocked the world with the release of a secretive project codenamed Cloverfield, a found footage monster movie that many considered to […]

The Killing of a Sacred Deer Review – Filmmaker Yorgos Lanthimos, the Deity of Discomfort, is Back Doing What He Does Best

If Yorgos Lanthimos’ surrealist tragicomedy The Lobster was an unsettling interrogation on relationships, then his newest film, The Killing of a Sacred Deer, is a similarly absurdist examination on the […]

John Carpenter, Master of Disguise: Why He’s the Answer to that Classic Question of what Cinema Should Be

There’s that well-known argument between film fans: should cinema be art, or just pure entertainment? Can one be entertained by one of Andrei Tarkovsky’s slow-burning allegories, or find an artistic […]