Horror

How To Survive In A Wheelchair

Kevan Chandler | Posted 05.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Kevan Chandler

I have Spinal Muscular Atrophy, which weakens my limbs and leaves me highly dependent on others. I have my wheelchair and I do fine on sidewalks. But batteries die, stairs show up, and I do get hungry from time to time. Now, throw zombies into that mix!

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.

Beyond the Edge

Matthew Tansini | Posted 31.10.2016 | UK
Matthew Tansini

17th June, 1898, Antarctica Dr Frederick Cook looked out of the ship from his grimy window. It was dark. It had been dark for months, nothing to see ...

My Top Ten Favourite Childhood Films

Aaron Vallely | Posted 19.09.2016 | UK Entertainment
Aaron Vallely

Alright, let me keep this 100. I hate listicles. And this, ladies and gentlemen, damn sure is a listicle. If it looks like a listicle, barks like a li...

For Sale: Slasher Fan’s Horror Home (That Will Probably Give You Nightmares)

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 08.09.2016 | UK

A six bedroom semi-detached home has hit the property market in east London. Listing for a cool £1.2m, the Leytonstone pad features a veritable smorg...

Book Review: The Last Days of Jack Sparks by Jason Arnopp

Robert Bradley | Posted 30.06.2016 | UK Entertainment
Robert Bradley

When good horror and fantastic comedy collides, something really awesome happens. One minute you have them screaming at a warewolf gouging some poor...

Shock, Horror: Why Frankenstein Is Really About the Love in All of Us

Suzanne Askham | Posted 13.06.2016 | UK Entertainment
Suzanne Askham

So here's the question: what is the real meaning of Frankenstein? Opinion is and always has been divided... where does the truth lie?

Scary Film Fan? Here's How To Set The Mood

Suzanne Elliot | Joanna Carrigan | Posted 06.06.2016 | UK Entertainment

Who doesn’t love being scared out of their wits from the safety of their sofa? And as it’s so much more fun being frightened with friends - or a d...

Josh Hartnett Tells Us Why We Should Be Watching 'Penny Dreadful'

By Jennifer Barton | Phillip Othen | Posted 25.05.2016 | UK Entertainment

Since binge-watching television shows is practically a national pastime, we're always on the lookout for a series that's smart, stylish and totally ad...

Have We Grown Numb?

Jasmine Luby Barrow | Posted 07.12.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Jasmine Luby Barrow

Imminent threats of terrorism are currently at the heart of concern in both the western and third world. In Britain, we are still mourning the loss of innocent lives, close to home in Paris.

Happy Halloween! Here's Why Scary Stories Matter

Philip Ellis | Posted 29.10.2016 | UK Entertainment
Philip Ellis

"Every story is, in its tiny way, a horror story," says author Chuck Wendig... So lock the front door, check under the bed for monsters, and huddle under the covers as we take you through the three reasons why sometimes, just sometimes, it's good to be afraid.

Watch This Man Hilariously Try And Survive Insidious In Virtual Reality

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 12.10.2015 | UK Tech

If you thought virtual reality was just for video games and nauseating tech demos then think again. Buy a cheap Virtual Reality 'viewer', slide your p...

Wes Craven 1939-2015: Memories of Movies

Pat Higgins | Posted 31.08.2016 | UK Entertainment
Pat Higgins

I remember watching Shocker on a VHS all-nighter with my cousin Gav. Watching the basketball-induced head explosion in Deadly Friendwith my jaw hanging open. And Scream. God, how I remember watching that, in a packed cinema absolutely fizzing with tension. Watching and wondering just how one guy could get so good at this.

My Experience in Calais' Refugee Camp - The Jungle

Jaz O'Hara | Posted 10.08.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Jaz O'Hara

I've been thinking all day about how I can find the words for what we experienced last week. An hours drive from my house, then half an hour on the Eurotunnel, and we were in the world's worst refugee camp in terms of resources and conditions, yet we were welcomed with open arms. It's amazing how only the people who have nothing really know how to share.

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

Hate Crime: Why Censors Are Right to Ban the Anti-Semitic Horror

Simon Thompson | Posted 04.05.2015 | UK Entertainment
Simon Thompson

I'm a fan of horror, I consider myself to be pretty liberal and I would consider myself a supporter of free speech and free expression but I also think there comes a time when a line has to be drawn and we have say that something is not okay.

Filmmaking Has Got Too Easy. Maybe We Need More Obstacles.

Pat Higgins | Posted 22.04.2015 | UK Entertainment
Pat Higgins

At the risk of sounding all "Eeh, in my day it were all fields around here", which is never a good look, (especially when the day you're talking about was only about a decade ago), I think what the new generation of filmmakers need more than anything else is some obstacles.

"Horror For Kids" and the Poltergeist Remake

Pat Higgins | Posted 31.03.2015 | UK Entertainment
Pat Higgins

A while back, I was asked by a horror fan who had never seen the movie whether it would live up to his expectations. I was about to answer an enthusiastic 'yes' when I paused; all of my experiences of Poltergeist are filtered through having first seen it in my early teens.

12 Films to Watch in 2015

Tom Linay | Posted 22.03.2015 | UK Entertainment
Tom Linay

As with last January, to aid you with planning your year's cinemagoing, I've highlighted one film from each month that looks unmissable. It was hard narrowing it down to just one but I've concentrated hard and I think I've pulled it off.

Slenderman Stabbing Suspects Fit To Stand Trial - Though One Sees Unicorns & Lord Voldemort

Huffington Post UK/ AP | Sara C Nelson | Posted 19.12.2014 | UK

Two girls accused of stabbing a classmate to “please” a fantasy horror character called Slenderman are mentally fit to stand trial on attempted ho...

One of the Most Gripping Thrillers of the Year: 'Awaiting' - The Review

Roger Crow | Posted 10.02.2015 | UK Entertainment
Roger Crow

I like thrillers that take their time and avoid the obvious cliches. Fast cutting and overly stylistic lighting can detract from the finished movie. Above all I like a cracking tale well told.

The Babadook (Film Review)

Chris Saunders | Posted 03.01.2015 | UK Entertainment
Chris Saunders

This could be the biggest revelation in Australian horror since... well, ever. One of those rare films that burrows under your skin and leaves an impression for a long time after the credits roll, it has been generating overwhelmingly positive critical reviews since its worldwide debut at the Sundance Film Festival where it won Best Actor, Actress, Screenplay and Feature.

Deadly Denim - The Darker Side of Firetrap

Mik Scarlet | Posted 03.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Mik Scarlet

A story on fashion is not my usual Huffington fair, but I actually started my writing career working for an alternative fashion magazine called Sinzine and studied fashion at college back in my New Romantic youth.

The Definitive (According to Me) Five Best British Horror Films of All Time

Jonathan Sothcott | Posted 31.12.2014 | UK
Jonathan Sothcott

The best thing about Halloween is undoubtedly the fact that it gives us carte blanche to spend the day, evening, weekend or whole week (depending on your partner's enthusiasm for Halloween, of course), watching nothing but horror movies.

Is It Good to Scare Ourselves?

Neil Spring | Posted 30.12.2014 | UK Entertainment
Neil Spring

Halloween allows us to confront our long sheltered fears about death and darkness without putting ourselves in actual danger, enabling us to make fun of our most primal anxieties.