horror films

'The Conjuring', out on DVD from Monday, stars Patrick Wilson and Vera Farmiga as a married couple who have chosen (it takes
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.
This week sees the release of 'Carrie' - not the original 1976 version starring Sissy Spacek as Carrie White, but the remake
Horror films are characterised by their ability to make you hide behind your hands/cushion/sofa, jump out of your seat and
Sharknado's success has exceeded expectations, and is rapidly asserting itself as a modern cult classic. Isn't that what we say about The Big Lebowski? So why is Sharknado still only good because it's bad?
I've been writing screenplays for horror movies and splashing around in the shallow end of the film industry for a decade now. Horror has become my comfort zone, albeit with a hefty splash of comedy to help the dark stuff go down. It wasn't always that way...
Directed by Adam Wingard and starring Sharni Vinson, Rob Moran, Barbara Crampton, Ti West and Amy Seimetz; 'You're Next' will
irected by James Wan, the man who kick-started the torture-porn sub-genre a decade previously, The Conjuring is a surprisingly blood-free horror that bears more in common with his last work Insidious than the one that made his name.
The latest Brad Pitt block-buster movie World War Z - about a zombie apocalypse sweeping the world - has just opened in the UK. But does the immense global popularity of horror genre films like these reveal something dark lurking in our psyches?
'Mama' being the latest horror film to juxtapose sweet, pretty children with a chilling, blood-curling narrative, presents