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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. […]

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 […]

‘Welcome to the Desert of the Virtually Real’ – Ready Player One and The Heavenly Hazards of Nostalgia

For those of you that have now seen Steven Spielberg’s latest film, Ready Player One, you were no doubt attracted to it, and left your screening of it satisfied, due […]

Knock Knock, Who’s There, The Cinema of Despair: Why is Contemporary Cinema Afraid of a Little Misery?

Here’s a little trivia for you: what do 99% of modern, mainstream films have in common? Is it a famous star in the lead? Could be. Is it that it […]

It Review – Stephen King’s Psychological Circus of Scares makes for an Effective and Chilling Horror Film

In terms of literary adaptations, a great many have arisen from the ever-popular library of Stephen King novels and novellas. Stanley Kubrick famously took on The Shining, much to the […]

You can always depend upon the kindness of stranglers:

I’ve always been obsessed with shows and films that dealt with murder and suspense. I don’t recoil at Criminal Minds and CSI; if anything, the fictional, hyperbolic and at times, […]