Horror (TV)

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Chhorii review – Hindi horror remake falls prey to its own failings
Over-reliance on a spooky score and clunky pacing mean that Vishal Furia’s remake of his own film simply reiterates the original’s dubious talking points

Phuong Le

25, Nov, 2021 @6:30 PM

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Shepherd review – isolation horror of sheep-herder on Scottish island
Scything strings, ticking clocks and a lighthouse bell tolling make for an atmospheric if OTT drama

Phil Hoad

23, Nov, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Lapwing review – intriguing drama of 16th-century answer to the hostile environment
An intriguing debut feature set on the Lincolnshire coast depicts a Romani family hoodwinked and menaced by a vengeful salt farmer

Peter Bradshaw

22, Nov, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Film-maker Julia Ducournau: ‘Women kicked serious ass this year’
Only the second woman to win the ​prestigious ​Palme d’Or, the French director behind Raw and new film Titane discusses the boom in female-led horror

Jonathan Romney

21, Nov, 2021 @1:00 PM

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From Ozploitation to Ice-T, Squid Game is just the latest splatter of class warfare on screen
Long before the Korean Netflix hit, the rich were using the poor for blood sport in action classics like Surviving the Game and Australian cult horror Turkey Shoot

Adam Fleet

09, Nov, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Dead & Beautiful review – slick vampire drama gets its fangs into the super-rich
Dutch director David Verbeek’s stylish, Taipei-set horror-satire looks fabulous but is too soft on its wealthy characters

Cath Clarke

02, Nov, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Mark Gatiss: ‘I’m currently very, very ashamed of being English’
The former League of Gentlemen star on his love of low-budget British spinechillers, his loathing of Brexit and a slew of projects opening this winter

Claire Armitstead

31, Oct, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Antlers review – satisfyingly gross folklore horror
A creature lurks in an cellar waiting to sink its teeth into an Oregon mining community in​ this gloomy tale co-produced by​ Guillermo del Toro

Simran Hans

31, Oct, 2021 @11:30 AM

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Last Night in Soho review – a deliciously twisted journey back to London’s swinging past
Slasher fantasy and ghostly magic collide in Edgar Wright’s heady thriller about a fashion student who is mysteriously transported into the life of a 60s nightclub singer

Mark Kermode, Observer film critic

31, Oct, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Dread is the modern condition – no wonder the Halloween franchise still resonates | Anna Bogutskaya
We latch on to supernatural stories when the natural world feels out of control, says film critic Anna Bogutskaya

Anna Bogutskaya

30, Oct, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Streaming: the best Halloween films for kids
As Halloween beckons, summon up favourite child-friendly frighteners such as The Witches, Beetlejuice and Coraline

Guy Lodge

30, Oct, 2021 @7:00 AM

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From ET to Stranger Things: take our Halloween pop culture quiz
Trick, or treat? The spookiest season is responsible for some of the best film and TV. Test your knowledge with our quick quiz

Clem Bastow

29, Oct, 2021 @7:00 PM

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