JUMPSCARECUT: Child’s Play (1988)

Year: 1988 Directed by: Tom Holland (no, not that one!)  Starring: Catherine Hicks, Brad Dourif, Chris Sarandon, Alex Vincent Written by Jessica Peña To some people, there isn’t anything creepier than a vintage, distressed doll. There’s a common terror when it comes to the fear of life-like, possessed […]

LFF 2018: The Hate U Give

Year: 2018 Directed by: George Tillman Jr. Starring: Amandla Stenberg, Regina Hall, Russell Hornsby, KJ Apa, Algee Smith Screening at LFF: 20th & 21st UK release: 22nd October Written by Sarah Buddery If Spike Lees’ BlacKkKlansman was the powerful, resonating and necessary film for adults in 2018, then […]

REVIEW: Venom

Year: 2018 Directed by: Ruben Fleischer Starring: Tom Hardy, Michelle Williams, Riz Ahmed Written by Megan Williams Ever since I went to see Spiderman 3, I’ve been waiting for Sony to grant Venom a second chance and give the character a stand-alone film. And, after writing two articles […]

JUMPSCARECUT: The Babadook (2014)

Year: 2014 Directed by: Jennifer Kent Starring: Essie Davis, Noah Wiseman Written by Corey Hughes Jennifer Kent’s extraordinary feature-length directorial debut is an astonishing piece of work and a future classic for the horror genre. Based on her 2005 short-film ‘Monster’, ‘The Babadook’ tells the story of a […]

REVIEW: The Monster

Year: 2018 Directed by: Bryan Bertino Starring: Zoe Kazan, Ella Ballentine Written by Corey Hughes Bryan Bertino’s third directorial outing finds the director in the familiar territory of the horror genre, following his previous two projects – The Strangers and Mockingbird – to bring us The Monster; an […]