BOOK VS FILM: THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS

The Silence of the Lambs novel came out in 1988 and it’s been terrifying readers ever since. It’s our first look at Hannibal “The Cannibal” Lecter. The film adaptation followed in 1991. It swept up the major accolades at the … Continue reading

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FILM REVIEW: ELIZABETH HARVEST

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Can I just say how strange it is to share all your physicalities with a lead character? Red Hair. Blue Eyes. Fair Skin. And the same name: Elizabeth. Anyway, Elizabeth Harvest is a science fiction thriller about a young woman … Continue reading

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PLAY REVIEW: BERBERIAN SOUND STUDIO

With the Donmar Warehouse producing the first stage adaptation of Peter Strickland’s 2012 horror film, Sam stopped by to catch the penultimate performance of Berberian Sound Studio. “Silence is what real fear sounds like.” That’s something I’ve always agreed with, … Continue reading

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FILM REVIEW: DEAD WOODS

Although Dead Woods is an amateur work, Dean Nicholls has the right tools to make good horror films. When attempting to create a short film, a filmmaker finds themselves with a problem: how to tell a story in three minutes? … Continue reading

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GOODNIGHT MR. SPINDRIFT: INTERVIEW WITH NANCY NETHERWOOD

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With the London Horror Festival Playwriting Competition’s 2018 winner, Goodnight Mr. Spindrift is about to have its first full stage production at the Old Red Lion. We checked in with playwright Nancy Netherwood to chat about horror, theatre and the two … Continue reading

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