January 15, 2021.Reading time 9 minutes.
Following The Silence of the Lambs‘ box office and critical success, the serial killer was omnipresent in psychological thrillers. When FBI agent Robert Ressler coined the term in the early 1980s, mass media elevated the mass murderer to ]moral panic. But Jonathan Demme’s Oscar-winning adaptation of Thomas Harris’ novel proved the serial killer could do […]
February 22, 2020.Reading time 9 minutes.
Ah, the 1980’s was a simpler time. You could watch episodes of your favourite television show in any order. Continuity wasn’t an issue. And our action heroes weren’t bogged down with angst And introspection. Less cerebral, more brawn, it was shoot first, then shoot again. It was the era of the Arnold Schwarzenegger’s and Sylvester […]
May 25, 2018.Reading time 8 minutes.
On May 25th, 1979, Alien was released in the United States. In the almost 40 years following its release, Ridley Scott’s landmark horror film has inspired sequels, prequels, crossovers, and countless imitators. It’s the rare example of a movie that has lost none of its potency with subsequent viewings. To celebrate its anniversary, for this […]
May 12, 2018.Reading time 7 minutes.
Happy Mother’s Day! Every year we take one day to honour those special women that raised and molded us into the people we are today. Horror films, however, thrive by letting fear and darkness into corners where we normally feel safe. Here, in the world of horror films, you’ll find mothers for which not even […]