Horror

“The world is large and unknowable,” Keith (William Jackson Harper) tells Jessica (Rebecca Henderson). “No one ever really knows anything.” While obsessive Jessica conducts biological and genetic field research in a tented laboratory, hoping to find a “a previously uncharacterised element, genetic, environmental or otherwise – one that might change the way we view our
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Gruesome Argentinian creature feature Murder Me, Monster is not for the faint of heart By Katherine McLaughlin 22-05-18 892 Released: TBA Certificate: TBA Director: Alejandro Fadel Writer: Alejandro Fadel Cast: Esteban Bigliardi, Francisco Carrasco, Tania Casciani Distributor: TBA If you like this, try… Possession A revolting horror about the end of a relationship starring Isabelle
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The latest film from the author of Let The Right One In blends rom-com, grotesquerie and bizarre fairy-tale By Katherine McLaughlin 11-05-18 934 Certificate: TBA Director: Ali Abbasi Writer: Ali Abbasi, Isabella Eklöf Cast: Eva Melander, Eero Milonoff, Viktor Åkerblom Distributor: TBA If you like this, try… Men And Chicken Mads Mikkelsen stars in a
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A year after Julia Ducournau’s Raw shocked audiences the world over with its bold and darkly comic story of hereditary cannibalism, another French first-time director is behind one of this year’s best and most original genre films. Coralie Fargeat’s Revenge updates the controversial rape-revenge movie for the 21st century, with a feminist perspective that goes
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The remake of Stephen King’s Pet Sematary snags the great John Lithgow By Jonathan Hatfull 04-05-18 72 Some “oh damn, that’s perfect” casting news: the Pet Sematary remake has cast the most excellent John Lithgow as Jud Crandall. EW reports that the star of everything from The Adventures Of Buckaroo Banzai Across The 8th Dimension
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Jim Hickcox’s lo-fi, low-art monsterfest Soft Matter defies easy categorisation, while reflecting upon its own impermanence By Anton Bitel 04-05-18 1,831 Released: 22 May 2018 (US VOD) Certificate: Unrated Director: Jim Hickcox Writer: Jim Hickcox Cast: Ruby Lee Dove II, Hal Schneider, Mary Anzalone, Devyn Placide, Mark Blumberg, Catherine Grady, David Dillard, Sam Stinson, Mykal
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The Strangers are back and as vicious as ever in Johannes Roberts’ throwback sequel By Jonathan Hatfull 04-05-18 3,485 Released: 4 May 2018 Certificate: 15 Director: Johannes Roberts Writer: Bryan Bertino, Ben Ketai Cast: Christina Hendricks, Bailee Madison, Martin Henderson, Lewis Pullman, Emma Bellomy Distributor: Vertigo Films If you like this, try… You’re Next Sharni
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From the Tribeca Film Festival, here’s our review of pitch-black horror The Dark By Anton Bitel 03-05-18 339 Released: TBA Certificate: TBC Director: Justin P Lange Writer: Justin P Lange Cast: Nadia Alexander, Toby Nichols, Karl Markovics, Margarete Tiesel, Sarah Murphy-Dyson, Scott Beaudin, Dylan Trowbridge, Chris Farquhar Distributor: TBA If you like this, try… The
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Studios are moving ahead with any Stephen King property they can get their hands on following the titanic success of Warner Bros’ IT, and an under-appreciated 1979 novel is the latest to be picked up. THR reports that James Vanderbilt (Zodiac, Independence Day: Resurgence, White House Down) has written an adaptation of King’s The Long
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Thursday 1 March Last year it was Storm Doris that frustrated non-Glaswegian genre fans’ attempts to make their annual pilgrimage to the Glasgow FrightFest. This year the Curse continues with the UK-wide (and very much Glasgow-centred) cold snap which has brought rail, road and air transport to a grinding halt, put Glasgow in effective lockdown,
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Supernatural horror Pyewacket hits Glasgow FrightFest this weekend ahead of its UK release in April, and we have an exclusive artwork reveal for you! The film comes from writer-director Adam McDonald and follows a young girl as she enacts an occult ritual and suffers the terrifying consequences… The cast includes Laurie Holden (The Walking Dead,
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