Etiqueta: horror

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Horror at the Faroes dolphin slaughter is only human – but it risks hypocrisy

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Witnessing the mass movement of wild animals can seem to be a rebuttal of the disastrous news we hear, daily, of our natural environment. We know they are threatened, in their very choreography, but in the sight of th...

Climate science teaches us to love insects. Horror films tell us to hate them. Who will win?

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In Quentin Dupieux’s Mandibles, a pair of chuckleheads called Manu and Jean-Gab (think Dumb and Dumber, but French) steal a Mercedes and find, in the boot, a housefly the size of a pitbull. They name it Dominique and ...

Candyman review – knowing horror sequel

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In Bernard Rose’s original 1992 horror film, a white female graduate student investigated the Candyman myth and the site of his haunting – Chicago’s Cabrini-Green housing project – as part of her research. Director Ni...

Once Upon a Time in Nazi Occupied Tunisia review – horror, humour and forgotten history

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A man is buried up to his neck with only a geometrical desert around him – sand dunes made up of boxes and a disc of sun scorching his skin. It looks like a twist on Happy Days, all the more absurdist when the buried ...

Tsunami review – a shamefully sensationalised look at horror

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The colossal scale of the Boxing Day tsunami – a 9.1 magnitude earthquake under the Indian Ocean displacing 30tn litres of seawater that hit the coasts of mainland Indonesia, Thailand, Sri Lanka and India in waves tha...

Censor review – a brilliantly adventurous horror debut

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This thrilling, dizzying debut from Welsh writer-director Prano Bailey-Bond is a nostalgic treat for anyone old enough to remember the infamous “video nasties” scare of the early 80s. Yet beneath the retro surface lie...

The Night House review - Rebecca Hall presenta el terror espeluznante

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Cuando alguien a quien amas se suicida, una extraña y específicamente insoportable forma de dolor se apodera. Existe la tristeza de nivel básico que viene después de cualquier muerte., lo suficientemente imposible por sí solo, pero luego se arremolinó para ....

Mellow giallo: has the horror genre lost its ability to shock?

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Giallo began as the trashiest of genres. Derived from pulp Italian novels (with yellow covers, hence the name), it was distinguished by, among other things, serial killers, lurid violence and copious female nudity. Ha...

‘Shocked to my core’: Plymouth reeling after 12 minutes of gun horror

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He did not hurry and, according to witnesses, hardly spoke except perhaps to tell one local: “Nothing to worry about, mate.” Yet within the space of 12 minutes on a warm August evening, the 22-year-old Jake Davison ha...

Don’t Breathe 2 review – dull and dingy home invasion horror sequel

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As box office continues to be wounded by both hybrid release strategies and the Delta variant (The Suicide Squad is the latest casualty of both), luring audiences out to the multiplex has become a lofty task, with stu...

2:22: A Ghost Story review – Lily Allen gives you chills in slick, clever horror

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Fingernails dig into skin as we watch a neon red digital clock climb through the night. With a brilliant sense of mounting dread and just the right number of jump-scares, Danny Robins’ new ghost story is a slick, chil...

From Mary Shelley to Carmen Maria Machado, women have profoundly shaped horror

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You probably know the story of Lord Byron’s house party at Villa Diodati – the one in which he challenged his guests to see who could write the scariest ghost story. Teenage Mary Shelley won his challenge on infamy, I...

Bleed With Me review – three’s a crowd in taut bloodsucking horror

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Writer-director Amelia Moses makes her feature debut with this tautly constructed work of psychological horror which, although far from perfect, certainly suggests she’s a talent to watch out for. Like British film-ma...

‘It’s like a dream’: Sky Brown delights in Olympic medal a year after horror crash

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What do you say when you’ve just become the youngest person ever to win an Olympic medal for Great Britain? For Sky Brown, the extraordinarily gifted kid who won bronze in the women’s park skateboarding, it was the sa...

Teddy review – wince-inducing French werewolf horror

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Teddy. The name is all wrong for the teenager at the centre of this French arthouse horror: a shaven-headed heavy metaller. Teddy is not cuddly nor particularly lovable, but he does turn furry by the light of the full...

Old review – M Night Shyamalan’s fast-ageing beach horror is top notch hokum

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M Night Shyamalan is enjoying some serious mojo-recovery with his best film since The Sixth Sense: a woozy high-concept horror about being trapped on an apparently idyllic private beach, where time is fatally accelera...

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