Kissing the Devil’s Arse: Witch-Hunting in Eurocult Cinema, c.1968-1976

Kissing the Devil’s Arse: Witch-Hunting in Eurocult Cinema, c.1968-1976

From the UK’s ‘Witchfinder General’ in 1968 to across Europe in the years that followed, witch-hunting in Eurocult cinema explored and examined by Paul A J Lewis.

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How Midsommar and The Wicker Man Hold Much of the Same Wisdom

How Midsommar and The Wicker Man Hold Much of the Same Wisdom

How in trying to avoid taking pointers from ‘The Wicker Man’, Ari Aster made the closest thing to it, ‘Midsommar’, and how both films use the same wisdom to terrify all of us. Article by Louis B Scheuer.

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Loincloths, Muscles, Sorcery and the Rock of Uranus: A Journey Into the Realm of the Italian Peplum (c.1958-1965)

Loincloths, Muscles, Sorcery and the Rock of Uranus: A Journey Into the Realm of the Italian Peplum (c.1958-1965)

A journey into Italian Peplum, the cinema of mythical gods, muscle-bound heroes, sorcery and loincloths, as presented by Paul A J Lewis.

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The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit Movies Ranked

The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit Movies Ranked

Each of Peter Jackson’s 6 J.R.R. Tolkien adaptations, from both the ‘Lord of the Rings’ and ‘The Hobbit’ movie trilogies, ranked from worst to best by Esther Doyle.

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Holy Water and Unholy Ghosts – The Resurrection of Hammer

Holy Water and Unholy Ghosts – The Resurrection of Hammer

Hammer, perhaps the most iconic horror movie company in the world, mirrored some of its classic films to come back from the dead. But what happened next? Kieran Judge examines…

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‘Dr Terror’s House of Horrors’ – A Curious Outing Into British Horror

‘Dr Terror’s House of Horrors’ – A Curious Outing Into British Horror

1960s British Horror is the home of Katie Doyle’s thoughts this Halloween, courtesy of her experience with Amicus Productions’ first Portmanteau: ‘Dr Terror’s House of Horrors’.

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The Resident (2011) Flash Review

The Resident (2011) Flash Review

Antti Jokinen’s “The Resident” (2011) had a great cast including Hillary Swank, Christopher Lee, Lee Pace and Jeffrey Dean Morgan, but it sucked. Read where it ranked on our 24 point scale courtesy of Joseph Wade’s flash review, here.

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