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The 10 Best Horror Movies of the 90s

The 10 Best Horror Movies of the 90s

The best and scariest horror movies of the 90s have been ranked and ordered by Elizabeth Howlett in this special top 10 list to satisfy any horror fan all year round, but especially at Halloween.[...]
The Best Films of the New French Extreme

The Best Films of the New French Extreme

Not for the faint hearted, the New French Extreme wave of cinema has had its very best presented by Jason Lithgo in this list. Content warning: abuse, gore.[...]
10 Scariest Harry Potter Movie Moments

10 Scariest Harry Potter Movie Moments

The 10 scariest moments from the Harry Potter movies counted down by Sophie Grant.[...]
Who'd Have Thought That 'Paranormal Activity' Would Be Actually Terrifying?

Who'd Have Thought That 'Paranormal Activity' Would Be Actually Terrifying?

Could it be possible that the original 'Paranormal Activity' (2007) was actually a feminist movie ahead of its time? And was it actually scarier than we remember? Katie Doyle guides us through it, here.[...]
The History of Zombies in Cinema

The History of Zombies in Cinema

Drawing from John Landis' "Monsters in the Movies", Rhian Gillah explores the development of zombies throughout cinematic history.[...]



Jacob’s Ladder: A Masterpiece Often Forgotten

Jacob’s Ladder: A Masterpiece Often Forgotten

Why more people should remember 'Jacob's Ladder', a film that "takes the themes and iconography of horror and moves into something deeper and more meaningful" according to Kieran Judge.[...]
Top 10 Family Halloween Movies

Top 10 Family Halloween Movies

Halloween is a time for everyone, not just the gore-loving horror enthusiasts of adulthood. That's why Joseph Wade has compiled a list of the Top 10 Family Halloween Movies.[...]
20 Greatest 21st Century Horror Movies

20 Greatest 21st Century Horror Movies

Stuck for what to watch over the Halloween period? Find inspiration on Holly Bowler's list of the 20 Greatest 21st Century Horror Movies, here.[...]
Instruments of Terror: The Music In Horror Films

Instruments of Terror: The Music In Horror Films

"music was the hot new thing in town and no other genre would benefit more than Hollywood’s angsty teenage brother, the horror film." Craig Sheldon's exploration of music in horror films, here.[...]
The 'Halloween' Franchise Ranked

The 'Halloween' Franchise Ranked

"no name in the movie world is more synonymous with the end of October than the knife-wielding maniac himself, Michael Myers", so here are all 10 'Halloween' films 1978-2009 ranked by Kieran Judge.[...]



20 Best Movies To Watch In Autumn

20 Best Movies To Watch In Autumn

Dig out that old jumper, dust off your biggest coffee cup and make your way through this list of Autumnal cinematic gems, as presented by Beth Sawdon.[...]
A Look Inward: Introspection in A Star Is Born

A Look Inward: Introspection in A Star Is Born

"Seeing someone’s true self is important in 'A Star Is Born', but being able to look at one's self is even more important." Introspection in 'A Star Is Born', by Jacob Davis.[...]
Fabric Love: Costume in Gay Cinema

Fabric Love: Costume in Gay Cinema

The role of clothing in male-male romances is very distinct. Annice White takes you through the how and why with comparisons between 'Call Me By Your Name', 'God's Own Country' and 'Brokeback Mountain'.[...]
More Human Than Human: An Introduction to Cyberpunk

More Human Than Human: An Introduction to Cyberpunk

Where did cyberpunk originate and what makes it such an influential sci-fi sub-genre in cinema? Kieran Judge walks you through.[...]
Why I Refuse to Watch the Snyder Cut: Part Two – Batmeh v Supermeh

Why I Refuse to Watch the Snyder Cut: Part Two – Batmeh v Supermeh

In part 2 of his series on Zack Snyder's 'Batman v Superman', Jacob Davis explores the characterisations of Batman and Superman in a piece titled "Batmeh v Supermeh".[...]
Why You Should Reconsider Adam Sandler

Why You Should Reconsider Adam Sandler

Why it's time to reconsider Adam Sandler as an actor according to Joseph Wade.[...]
The Nun: The Prequel We Didn't Need

The Nun: The Prequel We Didn't Need

With a story that lacked narrative and jump scares that avoided originality, should 'The Nun' be the end for the 'Conjuring' universe?[...]
Who Is Jareth In Labyrinth (1986) and Why Has He Got a Bulging Penis?

Who Is Jareth In Labyrinth (1986) and Why Has He Got a Bulging Penis?

Jareth's penis bulge has finally been explained. Why is Bowie trying to chat up a child, and why did Jim Henson create a sexually charged labyrinth?[...]
Why I Refuse to Watch the Snyder Cut: Part One - Dawn of Dumbness

Why I Refuse to Watch the Snyder Cut: Part One - Dawn of Dumbness

Jacob Davis unwraps the problematic Zack Snyder Warner Bros release 'Batman v Superman' in "Why I Refuse to Watch the Snyder Cut: Part One - Dawn of Dumbness".[...]
The 8 most ‘80s movies’ of the 1980s

The 8 most ‘80s movies’ of the 1980s

The Film Magazine runs down the 8 films that truly embody 1980s cinema, and which characteristics make them so unapologetically 80's.[...]



 

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