Tag Archives: Classic Horror

Banned In The UK: Freaks

I am a child of the 80s, and one of my strongest horror memories is the “Video Nasty” witch hunt of horror, featuring Mary Whitehouse as The Witchfinder General. As a result of this crusade, I wasn’t really allowed to … Continue reading

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Cat People (1942): Exploring Lesbianism Through the Otherness

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In 1942, during the height of monster horror films, Cat People was born. Directed by Jacques Tourneur and produced by Val Lewton, this feature follows the story of Irena Dubrovna (Simone Simon), a Serbian immigrant living in New York City. … Continue reading

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Remembering: Alfred Hitchcock

It’s a universal truth that Alfred Hitchcock is probably the most influential filmmaker in the history of cinema. I absolutely adore his films which, despite how old they are, have never dated. They’re a time capsule of brilliant cinematography. Early … Continue reading

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Horror At The East End Film Festival

The East End Film Festival is one of the UK’s largest film festivals. Held in London every year since 2000, the EEFF presents a rich and diverse programme of international premieres, industry masterclasses, free pop-up screenings and immersive live events. … Continue reading

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Rosemary’s Baby turns 50!

This year, a number of undisputed horror classics will celebrate a milestone birthday, including George Romero’s iconic Night of the Living Dead, Ingmar Bergman’s The Hour of the Wolf, and Roman Polanski’s first Hollywood film Rosemary’s Baby. These films, alongside … Continue reading

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