Tag Archive | Horror

Film Review: The Curse of La Llorona

Film Review: The Curse of La Llorona

Frances Winston reviews this horror film based on Mexican folklore – La Llorona Directed by: Michael Chaves – Starring: Linda Cardellini, Raymond Cruz, Patricia Velásquez It is unlikely that real life paranormal investigators, Ed and Lorraine Warren, ever envisaged that their work would spawn a vast big-screen franchise, but this offering is the sixth film […]

Irish film, The Hole In The Ground, to open across Ireland March 1st

Irish film, The Hole In The Ground, to open across Ireland March 1st

Lee Cronin’s highly anticipated film, THE HOLE IN THE GROUND, will be released in Irish and UK cinemas on Friday, 1 March.  Wildcard Distribution, who will be distributing the film in Ireland, have launched the official trailer.  YouTube Trailer: https://youtu.be/roWrCVdMIks Trying to escape her broken past, Sarah O’Neill (Séana Kerslake) is building a new life on the fringes of a […]

Film Review: The Secret of Marrowbone

Film Review: The Secret of Marrowbone

Frances Winston reviews this horror film set in the sixties  Directed by: Sergio G. Sánchez – Starring: George MacKay, Anya Taylor-Joy, Charlie Heaton, Mia Goth, Matthew Stagg, Kyle Soller, Nicola Harrison, Tom Fisher I have to admit that I was surprised to learn that this film is set in 1969. The Secret of Marrowbone has […]

Film Review: Hereditary

Film Review: Hereditary

Frances Winston found this film atmospheric and disturbing, with some great acting from Toni Collette Directed by: Ari Aster – Starring: Toni Collette, Alex Wolff, Milly Shapiro, Ann Dowd, Gabriel Byrne Horror is a tricky genre to get right. There’s a very fine line between chills and cheese. However, Hereditary has been lauded as this generation’s […]

Film Review: The Cured

Film Review: The Cured

Frances Winston reviews this Irish film about zombies, and finds it comes up short.  Directed by: David Freyne – Starring: Sam Keeley, Ellen Page, Tom Vaughan-Lawlor Horror is a tricky genre to pull off. There is always a danger that you’re going to veer the wrong side of shtick and silliness rather than scares. In the […]

Film Review –  The Woman in Black: Angel of Death

Film Review – The Woman in Black: Angel of Death

Frances Winston reviews the horror film Woman In Black 2 – The Angel of Death, and found it contains some good old-fashioned Hammer horror Directed by: Tom Harper – Starring: Phoebe Fox, Jeremy Irvine, Helen McCrory, Adrian Rawlins The Woman in Black is widely considered one of the most terrifying ghost stories ever

SINISTER SCREENINGS AT THE BRAM STOKER FESTIVAL – A Listing Of Films & Events From Today 24th To Monday 27th October

SINISTER SCREENINGS AT THE BRAM STOKER FESTIVAL – A Listing Of Films & Events From Today 24th To Monday 27th October

The Bram Stoker Festival, running today, Friday 24th through to Monday 27th October, features a film programme of Sinister Screenings with new and classic films. These films and events range from The Curse of Styria, The Lost Boys and the IFI Horrorthon, to films about bands like The Cure and The Cocteau Twins. There are also […]