Horror Movies

‘Mission: Impossible’ Star Martin Landau Dies, Aged 89

The Huffington Post | Matt Bagwell | Posted 17.07.2017 | UK Entertainment

Martin Landau, best known for his role in the ‘Mission: Impossible’ TV series, has died, aged 89. The actor’s publicist, Dick Guttman said: “W...

Cinema Etiquette: Dos and Don’ts For Every Genre

Phillip Othen | Posted 13.04.2017 | UK Entertainment

It is ironic that one of the best activities you can undertake with a friend involves sitting in a large, darkened room, speaking in hushed tones. But...

How To Avoid A Horror Movie Style Death

Cookie Kibbles | Posted 06.02.2017 | UK Comedy
Cookie Kibbles

If you really must babysit, keep your mobile on you at all times, because the killer will have cut the phone wires. Also don't sit in front of the unlocked patio doors with the curtains open. That's just asking for trouble.

This Is What 2016 Looks Like As A Horror Movie, And It's Terrifying

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 31.12.2016 | UK

It’s a been an exceptionally bleak year. So dark, at times, that many have wondered whether we were all living in a real-life horror movie. 2016 ha...

Depression Is A Monster But Don't Fear it

Andrew Bonsall | Posted 29.11.2016 | UK
Andrew Bonsall

bmm banner.jpg I now take time, when sliding or emerging from that chasm in my mind, to research depression as a social and psychological phenomenon, as well as my own personal brand. As my understanding has grown, the shroud of mystery has begun to unravel.

Why You Can't Watch my New Horror Movie

Pat Higgins | Posted 03.12.2016 | UK Entertainment
Pat Higgins

On January 23rd, we're going to screen the movie for the public for the first time at my favourite film festival in the world, Horror-on-Sea. Then, after that premiere, we destroy that version and never screen it again.

Skull Of Horror Film Director Stolen From Grave

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 15.07.2015 | UK

The skull of the director of iconic vampire film Nosferatu has been stolen from his grave, 84 years after his death. The head of FW Murnau, buried ...

Christopher Lee (1922-2015)

David McAlmont | Posted 11.06.2016 | UK Entertainment
David McAlmont

It has been said by many actors that screen longevity has more to do with charm than talent, and if my brief encounter with Lee was anything to go by he had it in spades.

The Crazy Bitches Guide to Filmmaking

Adam Hamdy | Posted 14.06.2015 | UK Entertainment
Adam Hamdy

A couple of years ago I met filmmaker Jane Clark in Cannes as she was taking the first steps on her journey to make a fun horror called Crazy Bitches

The Babadook - A Film About Life's Real Horrors

Jen Izaakson | Posted 16.04.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Jen Izaakson

Where does fear come from? If we accept the psychoanalytic stance of a 'continual return of the repressed', ghosts and demons offer a way to battle un...

The Most-Shared Horror Movie Trailers Ever

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 30.10.2014 | UK Entertainment

We all love a fright at Halloween, and we particularly love a fright involving creepy dolls, demonic possession and children. So suggests the list ...

10 Great 'Found Footage' Moments

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Entertainment

Ever since the success of 'The Blair Witch Project', it's become a trope of modern cinema, that moment when some unwitting bystanders come across a ra...

Memories of a Hellraiser - A Chat with Chatterer

Roger Crow | Posted 29.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Roger Crow

September 1987, and the face of horror changed forever. Hellraiser, Clive Barker's debut movie, turned out to be one of the most visionary and influential films of the decade.

Unearthing How Horror Affects the Heart

Shingo Murakami | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Shingo Murakami

As the nights draw in and a post work run becomes even less appealing, it got us wondering about the alternative ways to get our pulses racing? We've all heard the expression my "heart skipped a beat", but how does horror actually affect our heart rates?

Top Five Horror Movies To Watch This Halloween

Susie McBeth | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Susie McBeth

Here are five horror movies that are sure to have you hiding behind a cushion this Halloween...

10 Ways America Has Ruined Halloween For British People

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 30.10.2014 | UK Comedy

Halloween in Britain used to mean apple-bobbing and poorly homemade costumes. Not any more. SEE ALSO: 15 Brilliant Homemade Halloween Costumes 2...

Sharknado vs Strippers vs Werewolves: The Power of Dumb

Pat Higgins | Posted 08.10.2013 | UK Entertainment
Pat Higgins

One day I'll wake up on a fine summer's morning with a movie title so irresistibly ridiculous that it'll make Sharknado look like Hamlet. And you'll roll your eyes when you see it showing at the cinema and ask yourself "Who writes this sh*t?" And you'll hear me whisper "I do".

Piracy! Illegal Downloads! Fight! Fight! Fight!

Pat Higgins | Posted 14.08.2013 | UK Entertainment
Pat Higgins

I'm an independent filmmaker. I've tried a lot of different ways of giving stuff away free over the years. However, shooting movies isn't free, and at some point in the process you need to make sure that someone gives you some money, otherwise you don't get to make any more independent movies.

Everything Is Offensive (Including David Bowie)

Pat Higgins | Posted 19.07.2013 | UK Entertainment
Pat Higgins

As soon as you start trying to protect people from the potentially offensive, the whole thing turns into a giant game of whack-a-mole. Potentially offensive things leap up from all directions, and no sooner have you squashed one than a dozen more potential shocking things pop up instead. Because EVERYTHING is offensive. In some context. To someone.

Why are the French So Good at Horror Films?

Harriet Williamson | Posted 30.06.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Harriet Williamson

Out of the seething mass of horror films I have both endured and absorbed over the last four years, it is the French titles that stand out most in my mind. They refuse to be ignored. They are visceral, shocking and innovative and they stay with me long after the final credits are over.

The Best of the Video Nasties

Kieran Turner-Dave | Posted 19.06.2013 | UK Entertainment
Kieran Turner-Dave

Due to the advent of home video technology coinciding with a time of mass unemployment in the UK, many independent retailers began to spring up selling videos, which at the time did not have age restrictions and were not required to be classified by the BBFC.

Film Review: Mama (2013)

Thomas Patrick | Posted 21.04.2013 | UK Entertainment
Thomas Patrick

Mama, directed by debutante Andres Muschietti is based on his short film and boasts a truly impressive cast of actors, including Oscar-nominated Jessica Chastain.

Lionsgate's New Film Won't Keep the Screams at Bay!

James Walden | Posted 29.12.2012 | UK Entertainment
James Walden

Barry Levinson's The Bay releasing nationwide November 2nd adds a new dimension of fright that hasn't been seen in some time.

WATCH: New Halloween Films And Classic Alternatives

The Huffington Post UK | Christopher York | Posted 08.11.2012 | UK Entertainment

Every year, Halloween means a rash of film releases designed to haunt, terrify or (if you're a little younger) gently goad you into some monster relat...

The Scariest Classic Horror Film Creatures

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.10.2012 | UK Entertainment

Halloween is the time to dig out the scariest films lurking in your attic and frighten yourselves with tales of vampires, ghouls, zombies and monsters...