horror

  • Winchester: Old school horror gets a realty check…

    Compromised and soon-to-be-impoverished psychiatrist Eric Price (Jason Clarke) is beginning to wonder whether his own addictions may have been the downfall of an otherwise respected career but he is approached to evaluate the mental state of Sarah Winchester (Helen Mirren), the widow of the man who created the famous...
  • Locking down the Insidious key to success… (DVD)

    New Mexico, 1953, and a young Elise Rainier must cope with her ability to see the undead with the regular punishments her abusive father dishes out for each ‘transgression’. When Elise’s mother is killed by something lurking below the house, the family bonds become even more strained and as...
  • ‘Heriditary’ promises scary storeys and familial fears…

    Horror films may be big business but they largely seem to fall into the shocker / slasher category. However the Oscar-nomination for Get Out suggests that audience and pundits appreciate a  psychological story that has a bit more to say or wrong-foots the viewer. The recent Sundance Film Festival...
  • RIP – Tobe Hooper (Director, horror auteur)…

    It’s been a tough year for the horror genre with the loss of several key movers and shakers. Earlier this year George A. Romero passed away and now comes news that Tobe Hooper,  one of the elder statesmen of horror, died this weekend at the age of 74. The...