Category: horror

Good For Her

WARNING: This entire thing is Spoiler City for bunches of movies, but especially: The Babadook, Midsommar, The Witch, Ready or Not, The Invisible Man, Gretel and Hansel, The Descent, No One Gets Out Alive, A Classic Horror Story, His House, Censor, Saint Maud, The Perfection, A Promising Young […]

Fast Fashion

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 […]

Walking with Ghosts

Carol’s piece on Mattie Do’s The Long Walk (2019) contains plot details. She doesn’t think they’d spoil the movie, but now you know. ~~~ The Long Walk (2019) is a slow-burning blend of genres. It’s a movie that requires some patience (and possibly a second viewing) as it […]

The Descent: Women in Horror

When Neil Marshall’s directorial debut Dog Soldiers (2002), a half comedic piece about werewolves in Scotland, became a hit, he was, of course, encouraged to do it all over again. That’s how you make money. Marshall was reluctant though, not really wanting to be known as a horror […]