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The Dark and the Wicked

It really is a great time to be a horror fan. In the last twelve months alone we’ve had some truly remarkable entries in the genre like Saint Maud and Relic, both incredibly powerful little chillers that burn slowly, and focus ...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Wrong Turn (2021)

When it was announced that screenwriter Alan McElroy was returning to the Wrong Turn series to write the seventh entry in the slasher saga – and it was to be a reboot, no less – it is unlikely that anybody was particularly exci...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Rams

In 2015, filmmaker Grímur Hákonarson wrote and directed the acclaimed drama Hrútar (Rams) which subsequently won the Prix Un Certain Regard at the Cannes Film Festival and, the following year, was voted by online newspaper Kjar...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Synchronic

Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead are among the finest filmmakers working today. Over their previous three films Resolution, Spring and The Endless, they have presented fascinating singular visions unlike anything else seen in c...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Falling

One of the finest actors working today, Viggo Mortensen’s on-screen legacy is secured with his role in The Lord of the Rings – but with his work on Falling, more strings are added to his bow. Writing, directing and producing th...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Possessor

In 2012, celebrated filmmaker David Cronenberg’s son Brandon burst onto the scene with his directorial debut Antiviral, a blackly satirical sci-fi horror that debuted at the Cannes Film Festival. With gruesome morbidity, the fi...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Patrick

In a time when originality in film continues to fade as we drown in remakes, reboots and superheroes, filmmaker Tim Mielants is here to save the day with one of the quirkiest films of the decade. The film takes place in a Belgi...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Mogul Mowgli

With Halloween just around the corner, Bassam Tariq and Riz Ahmed’s raw and powerful – and deeply flawed – Mogul Mowgli presents an alternative to the usual horror fare. Focusing on the very real demons of Zed, a young Br...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Relic

It seems like waiting for an innovative and memorable horror film in 2020 is like waiting for a bus. Nothing for ages, then two come along at once! Yes, after the phenomenal Saint Maud earlier in October, we now have another fi...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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That Click

Douglas Kirkland is a name you probably don’t know, but you will almost certainly know his work. A veteran Hollywood photographer who has been working since the 1950s, Kirkland was behind the lens of some of the most iconic por...