• 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....
  • Our Attraction to Horror Movies

    From being forced to watch both versions of The Woman in Black during my GCSE’s and spending the greater part of them hidden behind my coat, I started to wonder how my peers could take enjoyment from what I thought to be such a tortuous activity. The idea that...
  • What makes Stephen King’s ‘IT’ scary?

    In 1957, 5-year-old Georgie Denbrough looks for his paper boat that has fallen inside of a storm drain in a street in the town of Derry, Maine. Inside the dark, he is faced with a pair of shining yellow eyes, a face covered in circus makeup, one hand holding...
  • Look Out For… September

    As university creeps around the corner, September can be a mixed bag of emotions. So how appropriate that, in terms of cinema, audiences have such an eclectic range of choices! The Victorian era is well represented by Bill Nighy’s The Limehouse Golem, about a series of murders supposedly committed...
  • Five Best Graphic Gothic Novels

    With the sudden clown craze and Halloween around the corner, it’s the perfect time to connect with the dark side. So to get you into the mood this Halloween, I have chosen my top 5 best graphic Gothic novels. 5 – The Woman in Black – Susan Hill The Woman...
  • TV Review – American Horror Story: Freak Show, Episode 1

    Almost a year has passed since the promise of a good story, and it’s a very scary one we’ve been waiting for. The fourth season of American Horror Story (labelled Freak Show) delivers after the interlude, and this time is at it superbly, as shivers shroud our senses from this...