November 12, 2020

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Now I think people that try and apply logic to horror are annoying, that being said: ghosts need rules. Tim Burton did not give us “The Handbook for the Recently Undead” for us to just ignore it. Now I’m not saying that every ghost story needs...

October 27, 2020

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In Rose Glass’ directional debut, “Saint Maud” is a tantalising character study of psychosexual repression, spiritual possession, and asphyxiating tension. Standing on the shoulders of influences such as “Carrie” and “The Exorcist”, Glass boldly...

October 27, 2020

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Never has a horror film been so eerily pertinent as “The Shining” on its 40th anniversary. In the age of COVID-19, isolationism and cabin fever are lived daily experiences for many of us. This makes the multifaceted message of the film, about...

August 22, 2020

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When Britain was put under lockdown in late March, it was admittedly an unsettling and dark time for everyone. No one was sure what to do but stay in their homes and wait for the pandemic to blow over. An...

Ghost Stories is ninety minutes of terror and fun, bringing classic elements of sinister storytelling into a modern medium. A brilliant mix of horror and wit, this terrifically horrifying play is bound to give you nightmares.

The play, on its first-ever UK Tour, takes...

February 21, 2020

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The Lighthouse is Robert Eggers second film as a director following on from his relatively successful debut film ‘The Witch’. It stars Willem Dafoe and Robert Pattinson and it was finally released in the United Kingdom three months after its r...

October 31, 2019

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In a Halloween twist to our “what not to do” series, I shall be imparting my advice of what to do if you are ever in a situation that is akin to that of a horror film. You may be wondering what a university student would do with such information a...

October 25, 2019


Who’s flickering the lights? The 1922 horror classic has stood the test of time. The silent nature of this film along with its vintage background makes it different to the others on the list because the modern audience is not familiar with its surroundings. Di...

October 9, 2019

At last! American Horror Story, Ryan Murphy’s infamous anthology, returns. In a series that has been getting increasingly worse, since season three, a ninth season missing much of the core cast –including mainstays Sarah Paulson and Even Peters –seems like a hard sell....

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