Month: October 2021

For many of us, October is the most wonderful time of the year. With the smell of autumnal leaves turning red and golden hued, the sound of children’s laughter as ghosts and goblins walk down the street, and finally the sight of pumpkins everywhere you look—there’s no better month-long celebration than the wind up to
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This article contains Halloween Kills spoilers. Read our spoiler-free review here. Halloween Kills is a peculiar film that ends on a peculiar note. By the end of director David Gordon Green’s movie, a mob of Haddonfield townspeople, exhausted and fed up after 40 years of trauma brought on by Michael Myers, have decided to take
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This article contains massive Halloween Kills spoilers. The second part of David Gordon Green’s rebooted Halloween trilogy, Halloween Kills, is upon us with more murder, more Myers, and much much more mayhem. This film follows on immediately from 2018’s Halloween—Michael has been left for dead in the burning basement but (surprise!) he’s not dead. Meanwhile
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The phone is dead. And it’s ringing. Director Scott Derrickson is no stranger to horror having helmed 2005’s  The Exorcism of Emily Rose and 2012’s Sinister and his latest foray into the genre, The Black Phone, looks just as creepy, depicting Ethan Hawke as a possible child murderer. Watch the trailer here… <span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display:
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The best time to discover horror movies is when you’re fractionally too young to be watching horror movies. And the best people to watch them with are not your parents, who will reassure you and allow you talk through any worries you have, but a bunch of similarly aged, ill prepared, youngsters. Hence the sleepover
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This article is sponsored by Destroyer of Light, Jennifer Marie Brissett‘s transporting new sci-fi novel, is a speculative fiction retelling of the Persephone myth set far into the future and light years away. The fast-paced, non-linear story unfolds over twelve chapters, and encompasses multiple perspectives over many years, bringing the reader to a world entirely
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BTS has been professionally “running” in the form of a “self-produced” variety show for six years and over 150 episodes, and, last week, Weverse announced the long-running series will be taking a break. Run BTS is a variety show, first launched in 2015, that features the seven members of BTS taking part in challenges, fighting
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Apart from one or two exceptions, video game adaptations have always been losing propositions, whether it’s Resident Evil, Tomb Raider, Mortal Kombat, or Assassin’s Creed. But even successful translations like Netflix’s excellent Castlevania series haven’t had gone through the level of scrutiny from the fandom that’s currently aimed at HBO’s The Last of Us. It
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Activision has finally revealed Ricochet: the long-awaited anti-cheat software that they’ll use to battle Call of Duty: Warzone‘s small army of hackers and cheaters. While millions of gamers are celebrating this announcement, many others are already raising concerns regarding the privacy and security of Richochet and the implications of its kernel-level design. You’re going to
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Released: 29 October Certificate: 15 Director: Edgar Wright Cast: Anya Taylor-Joy, Thomasin McKenzie, Matt Smith, Dame Diana Rigg, Terence Stamp, Michael Ajao Distributor: Universal Pictures Running Time: 116 mins Beloved British auteur Edgar Wright finally returns to the big screen following 2017’s Baby Driver with a bold and captivating slice of timely, original horror.  Young
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James Bond Will Return. It’s a promise made during the ending credits of pretty much every 007 flick, but they felt especially poignant during the final scrawl of No Time to Die. Without getting into spoilers, one might wonder about the longevity of the franchise after an ending with as much closure as Daniel Craig’s
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Emma Mieko Candon, author of Star Wars: Ronin, is pulling from Star Wars the way George Lucas drew from Akira Kurosawa films. Her novel redefines pop culture vocabulary like “Jedi” and “Sith” in order to bring them back to the ideas that inspired them: Force-users as samurai, and all that implies. In the novel, it’s
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Back 4 Blood is the spiritual successor to Left 4 Dead in every way that matters most, but first-time players may be surprised to learn that each of the game’s playable cleaners actually come equipped with unique skills and abilities that make them so much more than interchangeable survivors. While Back 4 Blood does a
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A whole new set of teens are being targeted in Woodsboro in the latest trailer for the new Scream movie, which also sees a few familiar faces. Check it out here… <span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”>&#xFEFF;</span> Twenty-five years after a streak of brutal murders shocked the quiet town of
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Released: 31st December 2021 Certificate: TBC Director: Julia Ducournau Writer: Julia Ducournau Cast: Vincent Lindon, Agathe Rousselle, Garance Marillier Distributor: Altitude Running Time: 108 mins If you like this, try… Crash David Cronenberg’s controversial adaptation of J.G. Ballard’s novel explicitly looks at the convergence of man and machine. Extreme body horror gets tenderized and marinated
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Vampires are one of genre’s greatest creations. Undead creatures who feed on the blood of the living, they are one of our most enduring horror tropes. Used as a way to explore themes as diverse as our fear of death, the taboos of sexual desire, and the agony of aging, vampires have enjoyed a particularly
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“Bond, James Bond.” It’s one of the greatest lines of dialogue in movie history—the 22nd best ever, according to the AFI—but if you say it to five people, they will likely think of five different scenes. Will it be Sean Connery who springs to mind with the original utterance, cigarette drooping from his mouth, a
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This article is brought to you by Horror Channel It’s October! We can wear layers again! We can have far too heated arguments about whether pumpkin spice lattes are the downfall of civilization or are literally just a drink! Kick leaves along the pavement and then stop kicking leaves because there was something wet in
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