Category Archives: Horror

World War Z

As so often happens I go through phases of really liking some genre. Over the past years it was Vampire movies, than Frankenstein’s Monster (patient zero?) and this year is the year of the Zombie. I had zero interest in … Continue reading

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Frankenstein

Have been Frankenstein crazy the past year. It all started with my viewing of that excellent stage play of Frankenstein 2011 based on a script by Nick Dear, Directed by Danny Boyle and featuring Benedict Cumberbatch and Johnny Lee Miller … Continue reading

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Ring Ø:The Birthday

‘Ring 0′ リング0 バースデイ is in many ways the most unlike Ring film in the series. It hits scare points of ‘Ring’ and ‘Ring 2′ but it’s less terror and more tragedy. Here Sadako isn’t yet the monster we know … Continue reading

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Ring 2

When I first watched ‘Ring 2′. 10 years ago… I really liked it. It wasn’t as good as ‘Ring’ but I thought it to be a very worthy successor to it and in many ways it was. It was the … Continue reading

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The Ring Virus

A more interesting attempt at a remake of Ring that combines elements of the original Japanese movie and the novel it was based on with some incest thrown in for good measure! The film starts off “well” with a young … Continue reading

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The Ring

Before you die, you see the Ring. Quite literally in this American remake where they whack you over the head with the image of the title. An image of a Ring, because been subtle would be just silly when you … Continue reading

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The Woman in Black

It’s nice to see ‘Hammer’ films back again. It’s a strong comeback here with Daniel Radcliffe leading the picture. Gone are the dramatic scores and long reveals of Ghosts. The tone of this Hammer feature has changed to keep up … Continue reading

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The Cabin in the Woods

While at the cinema one night to watch a movie the trailer for this came on. It looked terrible. Another teenage horror movie. It looked so bad I couldn’t even be bothered to look at the screen. “Oh &$%* off” … Continue reading

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Promenade of the Gods

Promenade of the Gods also known as Kamigami No Promenade is a Novel by Koji Suzuki, creator of the Popular Ring Franchise and known as the “Stephen King” of Japanese literature. I have been a big fan of his work … Continue reading

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