• A Horror Lover’s Guide To Halloween Films

    Daria Paterek Halloween is upon us, and what is better to set the mood than watching some PROPER horror movies? If you’re ready to traumatise yourself, distrust everyone around you, and experience many sleepless nights, this list is for you. Midsommar Midsommar is my favourite horror movie- but it’s...
  • Ari Aster – How An Obsession With Cults Resulted In Two Unforgettable Horror Films

    Annabelle Underdown Ari Aster has become one of the most successful and celebrated horror writer-directors in the twenty-first century. His debut feature film Hereditary (2018) received both critical and commercial success. The ‘breakup opera’ Midsommar (2019) solidified his writing and directorial achievements, exhibiting his profoundly distinct cinematic voice and...
  • Film Review: The Lighthouse

    Towards the end of the 19th Century, an ageing lighthouse keeper (Willem Dafoe) is joined by a rookie ‘wickie’ (Robert Pattinson) on a remote island. As their contract drags on, the two men struggle with each-other, their own sanity, and possibly forces beyond their comprehension....
  • Film Review: Knives Out

    When wealthy crime novelist Harlan Thrombey (Christopher Plummer) is found dead after his 85th birthday party, his dysfunctional family are questioned by renowned detective Benoit Blanc (Daniel Craig) who suspects foul play....
  • Film Review: Velvet Buzzsaw

    Velvet Buzzsaw is Dan Gilroy’s second film, 5 years after his refreshingly unique neo-noir film Nightcrawler. While Nightcrawler was so ground-breaking in injecting new themes into the often cliché-laden genre of neo-noir, Velvet Buzzsaw is far less perceptive and engaging in what it tries to say about the art...
  • Film Review: Hereditary

    A new generation of horror movie has entered the respectable, mainstream imagination. As shown by the success of films such as the satirical Get Out, The Killing of A Sacred Deer and A Quiet Place, the modern horror aims to be not just frightening, but thought-provoking too. Hereditary is...