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INFESTED aka VERMINES

The French Arachnophobia…. For years, sharks have been the big thing that has delighted horror fans, what with the vicious bite of The Reef franchise, to the B-Movie love for the ridiculous Sharkanado franchise and countless other titles that […]

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MARGAUX

  A bogeyman in the shape of a smart house offers the gore in this “Demon Seed” variant for the modern generation….. Horror combined with modern technology has been a stable within the genre for […]

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A House on the Bayou

A family on a make or break holiday retreat gets some unwelcome visitors in Blumhouse’s latest home invasion horror that offers up some ludicrous twists…. OK so I admit, I probably enjoyed A House on the […]

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CUT

  The Australian slasher from 2000 that die-hard genre fans will remember had Kylie Minogue in the Drew Barrymore role…. Much like Halloween before it, the success of SCREAM in 1996 caused a mini Slasher boom, not quite on […]

Ghost

BED REST

  Ordered to bed rest, a heavily pregnant Melissa Barrera (Scream) starts to see ghouls in the night, but is it all in her head in this “seen it all before” horror! Having survived two […]

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My House

A Dad with secrets. A daughter determined to discover the truth! Intrigue awaits!…. Fresh from the memory of playing the evil Bren in the Irish masterpiece KIN, Francis Magee turns to portraying a Dad who at times can just […]

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Mindcage

A B-movie 90’s style serial killer flick which sees a decent cast try their own Silence of the Lambs story- the results are questionable! Not long after Se7en came out to a resounding success, the thriller genre […]

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Black Friday

Bruce Campbell is back among the dead in this low budget caper that harks back to a golden age of horror daftness…. For every serious horror release in which we use Hereditary as an example, there is the […]

Hatching
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Hatching

Careful at what hatches…. Hanna Bergholm’s neat debut feature shows that even a simple story can bring the much needed terror in a tale that has won much critical acclaim not just in its own home […]

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SLAYERS

  Bring back Buffy….. Despite the presence of some horror favourites in the line up, that include Thomas Jane and Malin Akerman, Slayers is one of those horror films that tries it hardest to be “cool” but ends up giving […]

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SCREAM VI (2023)

  GHOSTFACE is back……again! And this time there is no Sydney Prescott to stop him…. So, onto Scream VI Yes, you read that right! Scream VI. By now a sixth film in a horror franchise […]

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Day Shift

  Jamie Foxx is hunting down Vampires, in this overlong and quickly tiresome Netflix actioner…. An opening act in which Bud (Jamie Foxx) whips out a shotgun full of wooden pellets and has a slam-dunk with […]

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PREY (2022)

The Predator returns to Earth once more in a back to basics approach that proves very much that the hunt is back on…. I can’t start this review without putting my hand up and admitting […]

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Student Body

A high school slasher that offers the kills, but lacks the thrills…… These days to make a slasher film you have to pick either Path A or Path B. If you go down the first […]