Horror (TV)

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A Ghost Story for Christmas: Lot No 249 review – Mark Gatiss’s camp, creepy tale is absolutely bang on
The Sherlock creator’s annual festive spookathon is predictably hammy and great. It’s a clever take on Arthur Conan Doyle’s mummy revenge story that’s as tight as a pair of Victorian breeches

Chitra Ramaswamy

24, Dec, 2023 @10:30 PM

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Reservation Dogs to Faraway Downs: the six best shows to stream this week
The inspired comedy returns for its final season, while Nicole Kidman and Hugh Jackman are back in Baz Luhrmann’s Australia. Plus: the return of Slow Horses!

Phil Harrison

24, Nov, 2023 @7:00 AM

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‘She exposed the fragility of so-called civilised life’: why Shirley Jackson’s horror speaks to our times
With their visions of violence and misogyny in small-town America, the Haunting of Hill House author’s chilling tales are taking on a dark new resonance

Elizabeth Hand

21, Oct, 2023 @10:00 AM

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The Fall of the House of Usher review – a gleefully terrifying take on Edgar Allan Poe
Halloween is saved! Spookmaster Mike Flanagan’s final Netflix offering is a spooky, grisly, sumptuously gothic treat

Leila Latif

12, Oct, 2023 @4:01 AM

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American Horror Story: Delicate review – Kim Kardashian is scarily not bad
The reality star makes for a believably bitchy publicist in the 12th season premiere of Ryan Murphy’s campy horror show

Benjamin Lee

22, Sep, 2023 @1:45 PM

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The Other Black Girl review – workplace thriller mixes satire with silliness
A blunt but mostly entertaining adaptation of Zakiya Dalila Harris’s bestseller explores the complexities of race in the office

Gloria Oladipo

13, Sep, 2023 @6:04 AM

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‘My life is a bit like a horror story’: the TV visionary making creepy tales inspired by his Down syndrome
Otto Baxter’s gruesome Victorian romp – complete with sweary musical numbers – is loosely based on his life. It’s a unique, monster-filled scare-fest, with its own incredibly moving documentary

Tim Jonze

21, Aug, 2023 @2:00 PM

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The week in TV: Wimbledon; Evacuation; The Horror of Delores Roach; The Idol – review
A sodden Wimbledon opens without Sue Barker; the brutal inside story of the British campaign to evacuate Kabul lingers in the mind; and The Idol staggers to a close

Barbara Ellen

09, Jul, 2023 @8:30 AM

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Lock up your bunnies: Fatal Attraction is back, and still stuck in the 80s
Rachel Cooke was looking forward to a TV reboot of the controversial 1987 thriller – only to find that, despite being made by a team of women, its attitudes have barely changed

Rachel Cooke

16, Apr, 2023 @1:00 PM

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The Outwaters review – extreme found-footage horror runs amok in the desert
For all its purported mystery and experimentation, Robbie Banfitch’s tale of four unlucky friends out in the wilds comes off as decadent

Leslie Felperin

04, Apr, 2023 @12:00 PM

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Yellowjackets season two review – this wonderfully imaginative sequel is even better than last time
Juliette Lewis is sublime, Christina Ricci finds her perfect co-star and you’re constantly kept on your toes with parallel timelines and tons of creepy thrills. What a follow-up!

Leila Latif

24, Mar, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Bad buzz: gory stan satire Swarm is a shallow look at extreme fandom
Amazon’s comedy horror series is the rare show to explore the potent cultural force of fandom, for better or – mostly – for worse

Adrian Horton

22, Mar, 2023 @2:33 PM

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