A family face up to the prospect of Armageddon – but should they believe everything they hear?
Metaphor and transformation in David Cronenberg’s The Fly
A photographer clicks on to the perfect murder, only to be undone by his own ‘negative reaction’
Making sense of fun-size houses and larger-than-life horror in Hereditary
Unpacking meaning, mental illness and story signposts in Scorsese’s Shutter Island
For a story about a disembowelling serial killer, The Pale Blue Eye is astonishingly slow