LATEST TV: Amazing first look at Bates Motel Season 5 sets the tone of dread and deranged!

LATEST TV: Amazing first look at Bates Motel Season 5 sets the tone of dread and deranged!

It was supposed to be an awful idea!  How could you possibly make a prequel out of the perfect horror classic Psycho and also put the concept on TV? Bates [read on…]

BREAKING NEWS:  Rihanna to play Marion Crane in Bates Motel Final Season.....yes you read it right!

BREAKING NEWS: Rihanna to play Marion Crane in Bates Motel Final Season…..yes you read it right!

OK I will probably wake up now. Not content with shocking all horror fans with the news that Blair Witch 3 is coming this September, its been announced also over [read on…]

The Best Lesser Known Horror Movie Twists

The Best Lesser Known Horror Movie Twists

Jason’s mother was the killer, Bruce Willis was dead all along and aliens suffer from aquagenic pruritus, apparently. Most of us know the biggest twists of the horror movie world [read on…]

From a Prequel to a Psycho! Why all horror fans need to watch Bates Motel!

From a Prequel to a Psycho! Why all horror fans need to watch Bates Motel!

Its not easy trying to redo Psycho.  Gus Van Sant tried in the late 90’s and was mocked and slaughtered by critics and fans, despite it being a virtual shot [read on…]

HITCHCOCK MASTER OF SUSPENSE #46: PSYCHO [1960]

HITCHCOCK MASTER OF SUSPENSE #46: PSYCHO [1960]

USA AVAILABLE ON BLU-RAY AND DVD RUNNING TIME: 109 min THE HITCHCOCK CAMEO: Wearing a large cowboy hat and seen through Marion Crane’s office store-front window, loitering or standing on [read on…]

Sex In Horror Cinema

Sex In Horror Cinema

Sex. We all do it. It’s everywhere we look: in advertising, television, magazines and movies. More and more, we’re seeing sex featured in horror movies but more often than not, [read on…]

Hitchcock and Van Sant Go PSYCHO Together At London's Leicester Square on 25th October 2012

Hitchcock and Van Sant Go PSYCHO Together At London’s Leicester Square on 25th October 2012

On October 25th, 2012, Cigarette Burns Cinema hosts a unique screening that no cineaste should miss – PSYCHO VS PSYCHO. Director Gus Van Sant was met with howls of derision [read on…]