Reflections Series Part 3. Do you know anything about…..Witches?

Suspiria (Dir. Dario Argento, 1977) The sound of silence is broken by a gentle lullaby reminiscent of a ballerina pirouetting inside a music box but this melodic dreaminess is quickly interrupted by a devilish chanting punctuated with hypnotic drum-beats. Whether we realise it or not, as soon as the film has begun Argento has us … Continue reading Reflections Series Part 3. Do you know anything about…..Witches?

Reflections Series Part 2. BFF’s for Life!

Child's Play (Dir. Tom Holland, 1988) After a considerable hiatus, the doll has made somewhat of a resurgence throughout horror in recent years. If we trace the revival back the success of James Wan’s 2013 The Conjuring appears to be the main catalyst for this trend. Shortly after this followed Annabelle (2014, John R Leonetti) … Continue reading Reflections Series Part 2. BFF’s for Life!

Reflections Series Part 1. Freddy Still Lives!

Wes Craven's New Nightmare (Dir. Wes Craven, 1994)   On a rare, empty evening recently, I found myself looking for a horror that was intelligent and engaging but that also contained a strong sense of nostalgia; one film immediately sprung to mind. Presented with the opportunity to see one of my most beloved horror villains … Continue reading Reflections Series Part 1. Freddy Still Lives!

Review Series Part 15. We are such stuff as dreams are made on….

A Nightmare On Elm Street (Dir. Wes Craven, 1984) Movie In Four Words Freddy is always ready! Category: Favourite There’s no other film that I look forward to watching with more excitement than Wes Craven’s seminal masterpiece: A Nightmare on Elm Street. For anyone who has been following this blog, you will no doubt have discovered by … Continue reading Review Series Part 15. We are such stuff as dreams are made on….

Review Series Part 13.Expecting the unexpected

  Rosemary's Baby (Dir. Roman Polanski, 1968) Movie In Four Words Baby night goes wrong..... Category: Favourite Rosemary has it all, the man, the apartment, the lifestyle. Well almost, because what Rosemary doesn't have is a baby and she wants one, she wants one more than anything in the world. Roman Polanski's 1968 film is … Continue reading Review Series Part 13.Expecting the unexpected