The Raven at the London Horror Festival

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Strictly speaking the performance we saw wasn’t, as we caught The Raven at the Etcetera Theatre in Camden a week after Simon James Collier’s adaptation of Edgar Allan Poe’s most famous piece of… Continue reading

At Dawn They Sleep (1999) From the Bargain Basement of Terror

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Every now and then the Bargain Basement of Terror throws up a little gem, At Dawn they Sleep wasn’t although it did contain a lot of throwing up. Producer/Writer/Director Brian Paulin and Rich… Continue reading

BADD at the London Horror Festival

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No BADD is nothing to do with Michael Jackson, but it does take us back to the 1980s when America found itself gripped by the Satanic panic as US youth became obsessed with… Continue reading

Who’s There at the London Horror Festival

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One of the highlights of 2016’s London Horror Festival was the sketch show matinĂ©e Knock Knock from the Underground Clown Club and Gavin J Innes, which was back in its weekend afternoon slot… Continue reading

The Shining (1980) back in UK Cinemas for Halloween plus Mini Documentary

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So what can I say about Stanley Kubrick’s adaptation of Stephen King’s classic The Shining? Not a lot that hasn’t already been said before, but I do think the tale of wordblocked writer… Continue reading

The Black Gloves to Premiere at Horror Channel Frightfest Halloween

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Blimey there’s so much great stuff happening this Halloween, not only is there brilliant live theatre at both the London and Edinburgh Horror Festivals and some of the best of this year’s shorts… Continue reading

Deliver Us (Liberami)

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Here’s something a bit unusual for us, Deliver Us (Liberami) is a documentary by Fedrerica Di Giacomo that documents the day-to-day life of Father Cataldo a Sicilian Priest who specialises in exorcism. Every… Continue reading

House of Nostril at the London Horror Festival

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About half way into 2017’s London Horror Festival and so far all of the shows that I have seen have been of a very high standard. Last night’s performance of House of Nostril… Continue reading

B&B (2017)

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If ever movies had a Facebook status Joe Ahearne’s B & B would have ‘It’s complicated’. It’s a great movie but any attempt to describe the plot in too much detail would spoil… Continue reading

Kim Newman’s Video Dungeon

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I love this book. Kim Newman’s Video Dungeon is much more than a just a collection of reviews culled from the UK’s top genre critic’s monthly column in Empire. It contains the written… Continue reading

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