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Wednesday, 01 November 2017 11:44

‘Jigsaw’ fails to put it together

Latest horror franchise installment just doesn’t cut it

Published in Movies
Friday, 19 May 2017 09:34

The arc of ‘Alien: Covenant’

Latest franchise installment a worthwhile addition

Published in Movies
Saturday, 25 February 2017 14:54

‘Get Out’ outstanding

Scary, smart horror film an instant classic

Published in Movies
Wednesday, 07 December 2016 11:48

‘Incarnate’ inane, inconsistent

Exorcism offering squanders intriguing premise

Published in Movies
Wednesday, 26 October 2016 12:01

A conversation with Tony Todd

Actor Tony Todd has enjoyed a long and varied career in film, television and theatre work. From horror to comedy to drama to sci-fi, he works in multiple genres and is careful not to become (in his words) 'pigeon-holed' or stereotyped by any one of them.

Published in Buzz
Friday, 09 September 2016 14:53

'The Disappointments Room' accurately titled

Dull, derivative horror movie fails on every possible level

2016 has been a strong year for the horror genre. While many of the blockbuster releases have fallen short of expectations, studios have seen a fair degree of success both critically and commercially with smaller-scale horror movies. There have been a lot of good ones.

Published in Movies
Wednesday, 27 July 2016 11:11

Jumping at shadows - 'Lights Out'

Smart horror film offers story and scares in equal measure

Perhaps no film genre is quite as hit or miss as horror movies. The nature of horror is such that it allows for a wide range of levels of execution. That is, you can drop a big budget on a horror movie, but you can also make one for a relative pittance. However, the resulting quality is wildly variant; in short, there are a lot of mediocre and flat-out bad horror flicks made every year.

Published in Movies
Wednesday, 18 May 2016 13:22

Clichd creepiness The Darkness'

Poorly conceived horror offering dull and derivative

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