Tag Archives: Hugh McStay

Film Review: Doctor Sleep

Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining has sat atop horror’s Mount Everest, like the Overlook itself, surveying all that has come after it for almost forty years. A horror icon that is perhaps the most transcendent of the genre; it is a … Continue reading

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Film Review: Harpoon

Being stranded at sea is a familiar horror trope these days, with movies like Triangle, Open Water and The Reef providing more than their fair share of high seas horror. The bleak, unending horizon offering nothing but doom and misfortune, … Continue reading

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Film Review: Midsommar

Ari Aster returns to cinemas this month with his second feature film, Midsommar, a tale that throws the directors’ talents for showcasing the occult straight into the bright, blinding light of Summer. Coming a little over a year since Aster’s … Continue reading

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CREEPED OUT: INTERVIEW WITH ROB BUTLER

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Would you be Creeped Out if an old-timey Punch and Judy show pops up on a sandy sea-side beach. You approach, drawn in by the sinister designs of its unusual puppets; puppets filled with aching familiarity. Only as you reach … Continue reading

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FILM REVIEW: APOSTLE

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Apostle is a difficult film with which to get to grips. A chilling folk tale in the mould of The Wicker Man, with the violent, gruesome sensibilities of a modern gore flick. At times it feels as though you’re watching … Continue reading

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