Starring: Casey Affleck, Rooney Mara Director: David Lowery C (Affleck) and M (Mara) are a young couple. When C dies unexpectedly he returns to the house as a ghost in a white sheet and watches his wife grieve and move on, while he remains and tries to figure out the afterlife. It’s an odd premise… Continue reading A Ghost Story (2017)
Starring: Taryn Manning, Francesca Eastwood, James Franco, Director: Dan Bush When their brother owes money to the wrong people, sisters Vee (Manning) and Leah (Eastwood) decide to help him rob a bank. But things start to get strange and unusual when they have to open the vault in the basement… This film has an interesting… Continue reading The Vault (2017)
Starring: Scout Taylor-Compton, James Landry Hebert, Michael S New, Mark Boone Junior Director: Rich Ragsdale On holiday in Thailand, a young couple fall in with some new friends, who offer, after a drinking and strip club session, to take them to an amazing photo opportunity. Taken to a strange and eerie forest, to see ghost… Continue reading Ghost House (2017)
Starring: John Cusak, Samuel L Jackson, Director: Mikael Hafstrom Mike Enslin (Cusak) is a popular writer of books about haunted places. He goes, visits, and sarcastically debunks them. When an anonymous suggestion to visit a particular hotel room reaches him, Room 1408 at the Dolphin Hotel, he decides to check it out. But the hotel… Continue reading 1408 (2007)
The Dead Room (2015) A solid entry, this New Zealand horror is all about the atmosphere and the slow build, as a psychic and two scientists investigate an isolated farm house that the inhabitants have fled, due to it's being haunted. At first, it all seems inconclusive, but then things start to get weird. What… Continue reading Horror Round-Up: Psychics, Psychotics and Unexplained Epidemics…
The Darkness (2016) Anything in life can be made slightly better when there's Bacon. In this case, Kevin Bacon. This horror follows a family whose darkest feelings come to the surface when their autistic son attracts the attention of Anasazi spirits following a desert holiday. It's fairly dull fair, with jump scares that don't jump,… Continue reading Horror Round Up: Trips away (or to the underworld) can be deadly
Starring: Annalise Basso, Elizabeth Reaser, Lulu Wilson, Henry Thomas Director: Mike Flanagan Ouija, the original film in what looks like will be a series, was an alright horror film. Sure, it had plot holes so big you could hide a body in, and acting that was at times laughable, but I really didn't care. It… Continue reading Ouija: Origin Of Evil (2016)
Starring: Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, Leslie Jones, Chris Hemsworth Director: Paul Feig Has another film been more controversial this year? Off the top of my head, this is the big one. And for the weirdest reason. It's Ghostbusters, but the four main characters are female comedians instead of male. That's it. There are… Continue reading Ghostbusters (2016)
In this horror round up, we have haunted houses, government psychic investigation, empty buildings with something creeping in the basement, and plenty of people who should not go in there! (But do anyway) We Still Live Here (2015) Probably my favourite on the list, this involves a recently bereaved, middle aged couple moving into a… Continue reading Horror Movie Round Up: Strange Children, Haunted Houses and Psychic Experiments.
Join us on a movie night with four scary movies about demons, posession and cults. Grab your popcorn and something to hide behind... Regression First up, is a film technically classed as crime or thriller, but is based on a true story about satan worshippers in 80's America, and has some really creepy, horror-movie moments.… Continue reading Horror Round Up: Demonic Posession, Cults and Haunted Houses.