Review: The Cloverfield Paradox (2018) – A Misguided Attempt to Explain The Cloverfield Universe

Well that came out of nowhere. Not content to unleash a trailer for Cloverfield 3 / God Particle a mere two months before its cinema release (like they did with 10 … Continue reading Review: The Cloverfield Paradox (2018) – A Misguided Attempt to Explain The Cloverfield Universe

My Top 15 Most Notable Films of 2017

Well here we are again. The end of another 365-day journey around the sun. And it doesn’t feel like it was a particularly great year, was it? Even putting aside … Continue reading My Top 15 Most Notable Films of 2017

Review: 78/52 (2017) – An Interesting Slice of Hitchcock History

When I was younger I was quite the voracious reader. Everywhere I would go my mind would be engrossed in the pages of a good book. At dinner, on the … Continue reading Review: 78/52 (2017) – An Interesting Slice of Hitchcock History

Review: Jigsaw (2017) – A Stodgy and Soulless Sequel

Author’s Note: Spoilers for the previous seven (yes seven!) Saw movies While I generally have no love for horror movies, the one exception is my adoration for the Saw franchise. … Continue reading Review: Jigsaw (2017) – A Stodgy and Soulless Sequel

Review: Father of Lies (2017) – A Play at the Old Red Lion Theatre [London Horror Festival]

Screaming out from its blood red poster, Father of Lies states that their show is a cross between Making a Murderer and Rosemary’s Baby. Confident words. Words that would suggest … Continue reading Review: Father of Lies (2017) – A Play at the Old Red Lion Theatre [London Horror Festival]

Theatre Review: Father of Lies (2017) – A Play at the Old Red Lion Theatre [London Horror Festival]

Screaming out from its blood red poster, Father of Lies states that their show is a cross between Making a Murderer and Rosemary’s Baby. Confident words. Words that would suggest … Continue reading Theatre Review: Father of Lies (2017) – A Play at the Old Red Lion Theatre [London Horror Festival]

Review: The Men Who Made Frankenstein (2017) – A Play At The Old Red Lion Theatre [London Horror Festival]

Finding a new approach to classic stories has always been an arduous task for most modern storytellers. Because of this a great many writers may take on the challenge of … Continue reading Review: The Men Who Made Frankenstein (2017) – A Play At The Old Red Lion Theatre [London Horror Festival]

Theatre Review: The Men Who Made Frankenstein (2017) – A Play At The Old Red Lion Theatre [London Horror Festival]

Finding a new approach to classic stories has always been an arduous task for most modern storytellers. Because of this a great many writers may take on the challenge of … Continue reading Theatre Review: The Men Who Made Frankenstein (2017) – A Play At The Old Red Lion Theatre [London Horror Festival]

Review: Happy Death Day (2017) – Finally! A Great Groundhog Day Rip-Off!

You know, before sitting down to write this review, I thought I’d spend a little time trying to work out if 1993’s Groundhog Day is in fact the seminal original … Continue reading Review: Happy Death Day (2017) – Finally! A Great Groundhog Day Rip-Off!

Review: It (2017) – A Clown to Rival The Dark Knight’s Joker?

You know, when I think of this newest adaptation of the Steven King novel, I find myself being reminded of J.M. Barrie’s Peter Pan. Though there is the obvious connection … Continue reading Review: It (2017) – A Clown to Rival The Dark Knight’s Joker?

Review: Little Evil (2017) – Can The Omen work as a Comedy?

It’s a little bit of a cliche, isn’t it? The whole evil kids thing? While the earliest example I can think of is 1960’s Village of the Dammed (at least … Continue reading Review: Little Evil (2017) – Can The Omen work as a Comedy?

Review: It Comes At Night (2017) – A Terrifying Portrayal of Human Paranoia

To be perfectly honest, It Comes at Night was not a film I ever wanted to watch. While I am a great fan of Joel Edgerton, said admiration wasn’t enough … Continue reading Review: It Comes At Night (2017) – A Terrifying Portrayal of Human Paranoia