• Event Review: Screamfest

    Situated in Staffordshire at the National Forest Adventure Farm, Screamfest is a scare park which welcomes over 22,000 visitors every year for a night of horror and laughter in equal measure. With five scares to experience, Impact were invited to the preview night to see what all the fuss was...
  • Decades of Horror – Part II

    Horror gets a little more visceral as we move into the second half of our journey. The relaxation of film censorship and changes in social attitudes in the 1970s meant that producers could churn out the kind of bloodthirsty cinema that would have been unthinkable a decade before. X-rated...
  • Look Out For… October

    As the winds get chillier and the days shorter, October brings with it a slew of horror movies in the run up to Halloween. Among them, is the typical ‘friends go to a forest (always a good idea) where a menacing creature awaits’ storyline in The Ritual. The Saw...
  • Leaving the Lynch Mob, Or a Defence of the Human Centipede and ‘Bad Films’

    In the beginning there was controversy. Well-calculated and admittedly cynical, it still had a legitimate established history, as the showmanship present even in critical darlings like Hitchcock attests. The second Human Centipede as we all know pushed things further, attaining that coveted horror badge of honour – the BBFC...
  • From the Mouth of Madness #2: Tales of Terror

    The book is always better than the film! In this week’s From the Mouth of Madness, Felix takes a look at the world of horror adaptations.  Art inspires art: that’s obvious enough, and some of the best films ever created have been adaptations of novels. But is it any...