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Review: Mandy

Review: Mandy

Brutal, strange, and featuring Nicolas Cage at his insane, over-the-top best, Mandy is an instant cult-classic.
Grimmfest 2018: The Cleaning Lady Review

Grimmfest 2018: The Cleaning Lady Review

Part-home invasion horror, part-jealousy melodrama, The Cleaning Lady is a an initially shocking film that struggles to stand out in its genre
Grimmfest 2018: Summer of 84

Grimmfest 2018: Summer of 84

The 80s themed tale of a killer-next-door was shown at Grimmfest 2018, shocking audiences with an explosive, violent final act
Review: Climax

Review: Climax

Ever considered using psychedelic drugs? This film might make you think twice. Alfie Clark reviews Gaspar Noé’s fifth feature film
Preview: The Early Films of Japan’s Punk Generation

Preview: The Early Films of Japan’s Punk Generation

Catch an ’80s array of cult Japanese sci-fi, horror and action at HOME this October
Review: Slender Man

Review: Slender Man

One of the simplest ways to realise what you think about a film is to ask how it made you feel. In the case of this sluggish, ugly, and disassembled product known as the Slender Man movie, I just feel unequivocally angry. At one point during the film, I found myself demanding that it make […]
Review: Ghost Stories

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

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

Review: Jigsaw

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

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

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

Review: Raw

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

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

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

Retro Corner: Resident Evil 1

Matthew Humphreys looks at a survival horror classic

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