Horror films

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In Flames review – Pakistani horror mines the patriarchy for terror and despair
Societal threats are already heavy for medical student Mariam when bereavement leaves her undefended and the story untethers from realism

Steve Rose

22, May, 2024 @8:00 AM

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Pandemonium review – wintry gloom as ghost of dead driver meets the biker he killed
Director Quarxx’s underworld car-crash drama chances little humour as it dolorously teases out morals and metaphysics

Phil Hoad

22, May, 2024 @6:00 AM

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Rumours review – close encounters for Cate Blanchett and the magnificent G7
Seven world leaders – including Charles Dance’s dozy US president – are trapped in a forest in this amusing but bizarre apocalyptic comedy

Peter Bradshaw

21, May, 2024 @10:11 AM

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You Can’t Run Forever review – ice cold killer JK Simmons main draw in horror-thriller
The Whiplash star commits himself to the role of rampage killer on a motorbike rampage that ultimately lacks forward momentum

Catherine Bray

20, May, 2024 @12:00 PM

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The Substance review – Demi Moore is game for a laugh in grisly body horror caper
Moore plays a fading Hollywood star whose career is set to be axed by misogynists when she’s offered a secret new medical procedure

Peter Bradshaw

19, May, 2024 @10:35 PM

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Tiger Stripes review – entertaining Malaysian horror shows its claws
TikTok meets south-east Asian folklore in Amanda Nell Eu’s fierce directorial debut, an allegory about the onset of puberty

Wendy Ide

19, May, 2024 @11:00 AM

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The Strangers: Chapter 1 review – unnecessary horror retread
The grimly effective 2008 home invasion shocker gets a strange semi-remake that sucks out all of the suspense

Benjamin Lee

16, May, 2024 @4:00 PM

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Nightwatch: Demons Are Forever review – Danish morgue sequel returns from the dead
Ole Bornedal follows up his 90s suspense thriller Nightwatch and goes back to the same creepy building

Leslie Felperin

14, May, 2024 @12:00 PM

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The Coffee Table review – horror comedy takes its cue from gaudy furniture item
Caye Casas’s second feature is audacious and sharp, but the shifts between acidic comedy of manners and humour-free horror are grating

Phil Hoad

13, May, 2024 @12:00 PM

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Roger Corman obituary
American film director and producer who liked to describe himself as the ‘Orson Welles of the Z movie’

Ronald Bergan

12, May, 2024 @4:44 PM

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Roger Corman: cinema's pulp genius whose talent to shock was rocket fuel
Heists, horror and carnivorous plants were all grist to Corman’s staggeringly prolific movie mill, as were his pivotal collaborations with other film-makers

Peter Bradshaw

12, May, 2024 @8:03 AM

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‘I want to make movies for my people’: Jane Schoenbrun on making a soon-to-be cult classic
The writer-director’s film I Saw the TV Glow brings together themes of fandom, pop culture obsession and trans identity

Veronica Esposito

11, May, 2024 @9:02 AM

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