The Mancunion

Britain's biggest student newspaper


Photo: Allociné.fr

Review: Ghost Stories

Jeremy Dyson and Andy Nyman’s adaptation of their acclaimed stage play is a superbly haunting and unnerving collection of menacing tales

Photo: Buddha Jones @ Vimeo

Review: Happy Death Day

This slasher flick from the writer of Paranormal Activity acknowledges its glaring similarities with Groundhog Day, yet fails to justify them

Photo: Monica Brich @ KSDB FM

Review: Jigsaw

The eighth instalment in the Saw series throws audiences into an agonising game of boredom and predictability

photo: TangoGameworks

Review: The Evil Within 2

A promising survival-horror experience that fails to live up to its potential

Photo: The Dancehouse

DM17 Film Season: Frankenstein & Bride of Frankenstein

As part of Design Manchester’s 2017 Film Season, The Dancehouse resurrects two horror classics on the big screen

Photo: B Rosen/BagoGames @ Flickr

Halloween Picks 2017

A selection of spooky cinematic treats to sink your teeth into this Halloween


Review: The Sleep Curse

Herman Yau and Anthony Wong reunite for The Sleep Curse, after a string of cult horror successes in the 1990s, but whether it works is up for debate

Photo: Collider

Review: Raw

Raw delves into the complexity of the human psyche whilst transgressing the boundaries of genre

Photo: Universal Studios

Review: The Visit

Spencer Finch says that this relative “return to form” from M. Night Shyamalan suffers from a lack of imagination and misjudged attempts at humour


When you go down to the woods today, you’re in for an axe wound to the face

Patch Scales dices with death in the cannibalistic confines of The Forest

Photo: Bell @Flickr

Top Five: Horror Works

After Halloween, Books Editor Alister Pearson gives his top 5 horror works of literature


Monster mash

Kathryn Murray with a mash-up of her go-to DIY Halloween outfits