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80s Review: The Shining (1980)

Most people’s first thought of Stanley Kubrick’s THE SHINING will be one of three images: the ghost girls, the woman in the bath and Jack Nicholson axing his way through the bathroom door. Few western horrors, except for perhaps THE … Continue reading

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Review: The Babadook (2014)

It’s true what you’ve heard, THE BABADOOK is very good. But is it really all that scary? I’m not so sure. Set in suburban Australia, The Babadook follows working mother Amelia (Essie Davis) who is left caring for her child … Continue reading

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Halloween Special 2014: Assorted Flavours of Horror

I wasn’t always all that into horror movies. I can’t say that I ever got a particular rush out of being scared when I was younger. I was a timid-ish child. But I’m a convert, and I now see the … Continue reading

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Penny Dreadful’s Frankenstein: Faithful and Thoughtful

The following article contains spoilers for Episodes 1 and 2 of Showtime’s new television series PENNY DREADFUL, and for a 196-year-old novel. I’ll admit I’m a sucker for slightly trashy pseudo-historical romps on TV – THE TUDORS, DRACULA and now … Continue reading

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