Tag Archives: Horror

Peripheral: A gigabyte of ideas fail to upload

Did you know that every writer has their favourite tools in making the magic happen? From those who enjoy the feeling of pen on paper to those who love the clack of a typewriter. Personally, I would feel lost without my Macbook, its very presence linked to my writing comfort and creativity. So, just imagine the trauma if you were torn …

Bloody Monday – Harpoon / Daniel Isn’t Real / Horror Hospital

August 2020 Bloody Monday is back with our monthly pick of the best weird, wonderful and gore-filled horror. This month featuring Harpoon (18) Daniel Isn’t Real (15) and Horror Hospital (18). Harpoon (2019) Are you dreaming of a luxurious vacation following the stifling boredom of the global lockdown? If so, how about a leisurely trip out to sea on a …

The Vigil – A classic slice of atmospheric horror

This review is brought to you in partnership with our friends at Vertigo Releasing Catholicism and Christianity have long held court in the supernatural horror reflected in contemporary movies. From The Exorcist to The Omen and The Conjuring. This has, in turn, left Judaism and other religious beliefs in the dark. The symbolism and strength of many ghost stories held …

Horror Channel highlights six summer weekend shockers in its August premiere line-up

August is a wicked month on Horror Channel, as the UK’s most popular small-screen destination for genre fans presents six summer weekend shockers, five FrightFest hits including the UK TV premieres of Julian Richards; REBORN, a Carrie for the Z Generation, starring horror icon Barbara Crampton. Jordan Barker’s WITCHES IN THE WOODS, an unrelenting assault of pure terror. Alistair Legrand’s highly unusual genre-blending chiller, THE …

Ghosts of War – The haunting trauma of war

This review is brought to you in partnership with our friends at Vertigo Releasing Ghosts of War is available to stream and buy from 17th July 2020 on all major platforms Horror films exploring the interface between war, trauma, violence, and the supernatural are nothing new. From the sublime The Devils Backbone (2001) through to the stark and uncompromising Adrian …

Bloody Monday – Dead Shack / The Banana Splits / Turbo Kid

July 2020 Our monthly pick of the best weird, wonderful and gore filled horror available to stream or buy now on all major platforms. This month features Dead Shack (15) The Banana Splits Movie (18) and Turbo Kid (18). Dead Shack (2017) Let’s face it there is no shortage of zombie movies in our world, most playing with imagery and …

Now Available to Stream or Buy – The Invisible Man

From the award winning success of Get Out through to disappointing paint by numbers horror of Ma. Blumhouse Productions has provided a mixed bag of quality and innovation since its launch in 2010. However, nobody could dismiss the shear creativity of the modern horror platform that Blumhouse has created. One that has ensured horror in all its forms has continued to thrive on …

Fanny Lye Deliver’d (2019) – Film of the Week

Thomas Clay’s third highly anticipated film ‘Fanny Lye Deliver’d’ has had a long and challenging journey to the screen. Languishing in post production for almost three years due to funding pressures. However, after much delay it premiered at the BFI London Film Festival in 2019. With Vertigo Releasing now bringing the film to a wider audience via streaming services. But …