horror

The Omen (1976) and horror’s malevolent mirror

How The Omen uses inversions to unsettle us - and why that makes for effective horror

Published: 1 August 2022
1 August 2022

Tender is the Flesh: the frailty and futility of being human

In Agusta Bazterrica’s dystopian novel animals are off the menu and eating people is the norm

Published: 24 July 2022
24 July 2022

Underwater (2020) explained: the devil in the detail

The significance of strong women and skimpy underwear in 2020 sci-fi horror Underwater

Published: 17 July 2022
17 July 2022

The Black Phone: dialing up retro teen screams | Review

2022's summer screamer The Black Phone explores the horrors of childhood - and horrific adults

Published: 23 June 2022
23 June 2022

Kill, bury, avoid: How horror movies bump off their bad guys

What the fates of psychopaths and spooks in 50 horror movies reveals about the genre

Published: 5 June 2022 | Last updated: 1 August 2022
5 June 2022

They do it with mirrors: The Others (2001) explained

Exploring the inverted Gothic horror of The Others

Published: 7 May 2022
7 May 2022

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