Horror

Raging Grace review – combines righteous anger with well-executed chills

By David Jenkins

An undocumented Filipina immigrant secures a care job to provide a better life for her young daughter, but it turns out to be something more sinister in Paris Zarcilla's horror.

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Five Nights at Freddy’s – nonsensical robo-slasher trash

By David Jenkins

What appears as a fun robotic slasher lark turns out to be a deathly dull rip-off of various trauma-based horror yarns which fails to deliver in either the serious or silly stakes.

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Doctor Jekyll review – gives Christopher Lee and Peter Cushing a run for their money

By Lillian Crawford

Hammer Horror returns with a genderflipped take on Robert Louis Stevenson's iconic novel, starring Eddie Izzard as a leading figure of the pharmaceutical industry with a dark secret.

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The Exorcist: Believer – a trashy, overstuffed requel

By Anton Bitel

David Gordon Green returns in his role of classic horror reboot guy to exhume and retool William Friedkin’s The Exorcist for new audiences. The results are not pretty at all.

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Saw X review – America’s most blood-thirsty civil engineer is back

By Hannah Strong

Tobin Bell returns as the twisted killer Jigsaw in this back-to-basics sequel, which sees him exact revenge on a group of medical scammers preying on the terminally ill.

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The Blackening review – a novel take on the horror parody

By Cheyenne Bunsie

A group of friends head for a cabin in the woods only to face off with a killer in this fresh horror spoof, from the writer of Girls Trip.

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Talk to Me review – visually and emotionally brutal horror

By Katherine McLaughlin

YouTube duo Michael and Danny Philippou make the ambitious leap to feature filmmaking with a thoroughly disturbing, uncompromising horror.

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Medusa

By Marina Ashioti

A blend of horror and satire unveiling the violent paradoxes of religious hypocrisy and aesthetic expectations.

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Smoking Causes Coughing

By Saskia Lloyd Gaiger

Eccentric French director Quentin Dupieux is totally dégagé about the ludicrous lameness of his latest comedy.

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The Boogeyman

By Anton Bitel

A grieving family find themselves terrorised by a supernatural monster in Rob Savage's jump to big studio horror.

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Sick Of Myself

By David Jenkins

A competitive pair of self-obsessed narcissists will do just about anything for attention in Kristoffer Borgli’s satirical feature debut.

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Renfield

By Hannah Strong

Nicholas Hoult plays Count Dracula’s long-suffering servant in Chris McKay’s underwhelming horror-comedy.

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Evil Dead Rise

By David Jenkins

Lee Cronin’s affectionate, gore-caked remix of Sam Raimi's The Evil Dead offers an innovative and breathtaking model of how to exhume a beloved genre franchise.

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The Pope’s Exorcist

By Hannah Strong

Russell Crowe plays a priest charged by the Vatican with driving out demons in Julius Avery's underwhelming religious horror.

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Infinity Pool

By Hannah Strong

Alexander Skarsgård has a pretty bad trip in this vacation nightmare from body horror wunderkind Brandon Cronenberg.

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Pearl

By David Jenkins

Ti West pays homage in The Wizard of Oz in the prequel to his throwback slasher X – but Mia Goth really makes this one sing.

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Winnie-the-Pooh: Blood And Honey

By Patrick Sproull

Barrel-scraping slasher twaddle which rinses a copyright loophole to desecrate the memory of AA Milne’s beloved furry friends.

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