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The Power

Some of the best horrors thrive on their simplicity. For example, The Texas Chain Saw Massacre is scary because it really just boils down to a mad bloke in the middle of nowhere chasing you with a power tool. See? Scary. Corinn...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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The Irregulars

It’s been 134 years since of the publication of the very first Sherlock Holmes story. That tale – A Study In Scarlett – appeared in The Strand magazine and was followed by three more novellas and 56 short stories. A...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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The Banishing

Christopher Smith is one of the most talented filmmakers in modern British horror. With his terrifying debut Creep back in 2004, he delivered a harrowing nightmare of a young woman being stalked by a creature in the London Unde...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Silk Road

Between 2011 and 2013, a mysterious figure under the pseudonym Dread Pirate Roberts launched a platform in the dark web for buying and selling drugs. It was ultimately shut down by the FBI and just last year, the United States ...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Fukushima 50

HBO’s Chernobyl series was arguably the television event of 2019. The harrowing five-part drama told the story of the 1986 nuclear accident – one of the worst man-made catastrophes in history – and the sacrifices made in the at...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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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...