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Bones and All review: A bloody mess

Bones and All review: A bloody mess

Bones and All has been set up to be a gory revision of Romeo and Juliet fuelled by cannibalistic addiction and love. With a strong cast and alluring cinematography, why did it feel lacklustre?
The Creeper review: A chilling second novel by A.M. Shine

The Creeper review: A chilling second novel by A.M. Shine

Shocking and gruesome, this gothic horror nightmare has just the right amount of scares but suffers from some poor character development towards the end
Review: Let the Right One In

Review: Let the Right One In

The stage adaptation of Jon Ajvide Lindqvist’s Let the Right One In is terrifying audiences at the Royal Exchange Theatre
Halloween Ends review: Michael Myers’ disappointing swan song

Halloween Ends review: Michael Myers’ disappointing swan song

Halloween Ends is a disappointing conclusion for the slasher franchise, feeling as if the film would never actually end
M3GAN primer: Horror’s newest nightmare?

M3GAN primer: Horror’s newest nightmare?

Is James Wan’s upcoming horror film M3GAN set to be a blockbuster hit or is it just too weird? We give our thoughts on the trailer
Royal Exchange Theatre lets the right one in just in time for Halloween

Royal Exchange Theatre lets the right one in just in time for Halloween

A stage adaptation of Jon Ajvide Lindqvist’s Let the Right One In is playing at the Royal Exchange Theatre this spooky season
Getting Gruesome at Grimmfest 2022

Getting Gruesome at Grimmfest 2022

The Mancunion film team head to Grimmfest 2022 to cover all the gore in store over the weekend

Bodies Bodies Bodies review: Gen-Z horror slashes expectations

Written in Twitter-speak and featuring terrific performances from Amandla Stenberg and Rachel Sennott, A24’s Bodies bodies bodies is a whip-smart gen-z whodunnit that doesn’t talk down to its audience.
Sensationalised and irresponsible or a chilling, cautionary tale? Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story review

Sensationalised and irresponsible or a chilling, cautionary tale? Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story review

Monsters walk among us, but are they born or made? Ryan Murphy searches for this answer in his latest true-crime series whilst paying tribute to the victims of Jeffrey Dahmer.
Resurgence of the witch: The modern feminist icon?

Resurgence of the witch: The modern feminist icon?

From Rosemary’s Baby to Midsommar, how has the figure of the witch changed in cinema and beyond?
Norse mythology meets psychological horror in The Northman

Norse mythology meets psychological horror in The Northman

The Northman takes the ‘Eggers style’ to even greater heights in this Norse revenge epic
MANIFF 2022: The Feast

MANIFF 2022: The Feast

MANIFF 2022: A creepy local Welsh girl, a glutinous aristocrat and a family rife with sinister greed constitute this unsettling contribution to folkloric horror
2021 in Film: A Year of Women in Horror

2021 in Film: A Year of Women in Horror

From the Netflix flagship films to the independent low budget flicks, 2021 has been a big year for female dominated horror movies. Dan Collins looks back at the female stars, auteurs and writers of the last year.
Scream: Bold, Bloody, and Meticulously Meta

Scream: Bold, Bloody, and Meticulously Meta

Theatre Editor Jay Darcy reviews the latest film in the Scream franchise, while also delving into the franchise’s history
Titane: An enrapturing ruthless body horror nightmare

Titane: An enrapturing ruthless body horror nightmare

Following a young girl as she recovers from a traumatic car accident, Julia Ducournau’s Titane is one of the most anticipated horror films of the year
International Film: Tetsuo – A combination of gross-out body horror and cyberpunk cynicism

International Film: Tetsuo – A combination of gross-out body horror and cyberpunk cynicism

A Japanese business man is slowly consumed by machinery in this cerebral, fast paced horror staple
GOLDEN OLDIES: The Thing

GOLDEN OLDIES: The Thing

Revisiting our favourite golden oldies, this time a spine chilling sci-fi horror which has gained a cult following since it’s original release
Last Night in Soho Review: Edgar Wright chooses style over storyline

Last Night in Soho Review: Edgar Wright chooses style over storyline

Despite its glorious design and chilling colour palette, Edgar Wright’s new film at times goes for narrative style over substance
Lust and Terror: Exploring the Evolution of Erotic Horror

Lust and Terror: Exploring the Evolution of Erotic Horror

Born out of a post war slump and growing permissiveness, the genre of erotic horror remains one of the most controversial and influential in cinema history
S(b)ooky reads for this Halloween

S(b)ooky reads for this Halloween

The Books Section choose their favourite spooky reads for Halloween

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