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Stephen King’s creepiest creation is back. But is It’s creepy clown creepy enough?
If there’s one thing Stephen King knows how to do, it's scare people, and with Pennywise the Dancing Clown he did that in spades, by creating one of the all-time horror icons. Which is lucky, because this latest adaptation of King’s novel It...
With this spooky thriller, Lao’s only female film director depicts the class differences in contemporary Lao.
Every culture produces its own monsters and ghosts, born of the particular beliefs and traumas of its people. And so, in Dearest Sister, only the second horror film to be made in the developing country of Laos, these ghosts are intricately...
When a fragile and imaginative teenage girl enters a convent, her obsessions with blood, sainthood and comic book superheroes converge.
Despite being a film soaked in blood, obsessed with blood – blood noses, menstruation, miscarriage and stigmata – The Book of Birdie, the debut feature from UK-based writer-director Elizabeth E. Schuch manages to be lusciously pretty. It’s...
Fresh meat, same formula
For a franchise to make it to film number eight, it must be doing something right. And yet, for much of the Alien saga, most of what the franchise did was remind audiences of earlier, better films. The first was a monster movie classic, a...
When a young vegetarian vet student tastes meat for the first time, she develops strange and dangerous appetites.
Paramedics were apparently required to treat people who’d passed out in a midnight screening of this arthouse cannibal film at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival. Which makes you wonder what those people thought they were going to see...