Nocebo (Philippines / Ireland, 2022) is a blend of Gothic manor house horror, Southeast Asian witchcraft movies, and horror set in the world of fashion. Instead of focusing on connivances and cruelties within the world of haute couture fashion houses, like, say, Mario Bava’s Blood and Black Lace […]
One of my great loves in horror is when an inanimate object becomes sinister. Some of my favourites are the trucks and various electronics in Stephen King’s cocaine-fuelled opus, Maximum Overdrive (1986), the spooky mirror in Mike Flanagan’s Oculus (2013), and the diabolical tire and an insidious leather […]
Like Comics Editor Carol mentioned in her own year-end list, sometimes you don’t write about the awesome thing because you admire it so much, you don’t really have much to contribute beyond, “WOW, THAT KICKED ASS.” Two years on, this is why I’ve yet to write about Mandy. […]
BBC Radio Four shares some horror soundtrack picks from Peter Strickland, director of Berberian Sound Studio, The Duke Of Burgundy and In Fabric.
Check out all the interviews and Q&A’s at this year’s Midnight Madness program at the Toronto International Film Festival at Robert Mitchell’s youtube channel! This year’s MM line-up includes: The Predator; Halloween; Nekrotronic; Assassination Nation; Gaspar Noe’s Climax; Diamantino; The Man Who Feels No Pain; In Fabric; The […]
Check out the line up for this year’s Midnight Madness programme at the Toronto International Film Festival! The Predator! Halloween! Climax! Diamantino! Nekrotronic! Assassination Nation! The Man Who Feels No Pain! The Wind! In Fabric! The Stand Off At Sparrow Creek! (Nice job, Pete!)