Horror films

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Alien 3 at 30: David Fincher’s divisive threequel remains a fascinating failure
The first-time film-maker memorably disowned his grim and grimy Alien movie but a devoted fanbase insists it’s better than its bad reputation

Noah Gittell

22, May, 2022 @5:27 AM

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The Innocents review – psychic kids wreak havoc in chilling Norwegian horror
Bored children with apparently supernatural powers soon go to the dark side in Eskil Vogt’s superbly cast psychological thriller

Wendy Ide

21, May, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Enys Men review – a supremely disquieting study of solitude
Bait director Mark Jenkin delivers another eerie prose-poem of a film, about a isolated woman lost inside her own mind

Peter Bradshaw

20, May, 2022 @2:15 PM

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Udo Kier: ‘I was so weak from eating only salad leaves to play Dracula I was in a wheelchair’
The German acting veteran of 275 films answers your questions on creating spine-chilling characters, singing into a lamp and working with everyone from Lars Von Trier to Arnold Schwarzenegger

As told to Rich Pelley

19, May, 2022 @2:00 PM

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The Innocents review – icily brilliant tale of kids with supernatural powers is future classic
Young actors steal the show in this scary movie set on a Norwegian housing estate, where grownups are unaware of the children’s abilities

Peter Bradshaw

18, May, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Final Cut (Coupez!) review – Hazanavicius’s silly, splattery zombie horror meta-farce
The Artist director’s remake of the Japanese cult film One Cut of the Dead is an undemanding, easygoing way to kick off the Cannes film festival

Peter Bradshaw

17, May, 2022 @8:56 PM

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Send us your questions for Robert Englund, AKA Freddy Krueger
Do you have a question for the Nightmare on Elm Street actor, who became the star of many actual nightmares? Let us know and we’ll put it to him

Rich Pelley

17, May, 2022 @12:54 PM

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Vampyr review – Dreyer’s hallucinatory undead classic comes back from the grave
Re-released for its 90th anniversary, Carl Theodor Dreyer’s film established some of the staples of the genre with a female, rather than male, vampire

Peter Bradshaw

17, May, 2022 @12:00 PM

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The Sadness review – unapologetically yucky gorefest turns into pandemic allegory
Inventive Taiwan-set horror in which a virus turns the infected into monsters propelled by their worst instincts

Phuong Le

17, May, 2022 @10:00 AM

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‘You’re born an egotistical sociopath’: The Innocents, the child-horror that leaves audiences shaking
There’s no gore and little violence, so why does Eskil Vogt’s film about children with special powers provoke such strong reactions? He says it’s because the cruelty exhibited is uncomfortably relatable

Cath Clarke

13, May, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Men review – Alex Garland unleashes multiple Rory Kinnears in wacky folk-horror
Garland’s latest is like a scary-movie remake of Dick Emery, with excellent performances from Kinnear in a number of different roles, and Jessie Buckley

Peter Bradshaw

09, May, 2022 @4:00 PM

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Faye review – single-performer horror show jabs at influencer culture
Kd Amond’s cabin fever tale about a self-help author suffering from writer’s block mostly features one character who talks too much

Phuong Le

03, May, 2022 @10:00 AM

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