Horror (TV)

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‘We wanted to kick in the doors’: the film-makers reinventing horror
A small army of undead are helping writers and directors explode traditional narratives of colonisation – with thrilling results

Ellen E Jones

11, Feb, 2022 @11:00 AM

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All of Us Are Dead: Netflix’s Korean zombie show will blow you away
This South Korean monster series in a high school is a world-beating piece of doomy existentialism. Bring on more of it

Stuart Heritage

28, Jan, 2022 @3:19 PM

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Juliette Lewis, Christina Ricci and teen cannibals: why Yellowjackets is the most fun TV show in forever
A brilliant cast lead this outrageously fun gorefest, which navigates a 90s-to-present-day timeline with laughs, panache – and exploding planes

Rebecca Nicholson

17, Jan, 2022 @12:40 PM

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Archive 81 review – the horror series humanity needs right now
We’re crying out for distractions from the world, and this Netflix show contains just the right amount of jump scares, cultish conspiracies and great performances – just don’t think too deeply about any of it

Lucy Mangan

14, Jan, 2022 @6:00 AM

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The 50 best TV shows of 2021
The great telly countdown hits the top spot with a furiously joyful, gut-wrenching five-part drama that was funny and full of life

22, Dec, 2021 @6:03 AM

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‘I turned 11 vials of smallpox into 11 vampires’: Warwick Thornton on his ‘wacky’ anti-colonial series Firebite
The director channelled his fury about the first fleet into a ‘fun’ Indigenous revenge tale that reinvents the vampire genre for the Australian outback

Smriti Daniel

15, Dec, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Firebite review – Warwick Thornton’s exhilarating vampire series will have you hooked
Indigenous vampire hunters fight blood-sucking monsters in this effortlessly cool gorefest shot in sunbaked Coober Pedy

Luke Buckmaster

14, Dec, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Chucky review – the murderous doll is back (and may be behind you right now)
Is anyone safe from the knife-wielding puppet in this rebooted 80s horror classic? Certainly not people who shop at New Jersey yard sales

Lucy Mangan

03, Dec, 2021 @11:00 PM

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Elves review – ET meets the Wicker Man as murderous gnomes run amok
A tropey family takes a hellish woodland holiday alongside cow-hating wights in Netflix’s new Scandi horror show. Do you dare go down to the woods?

Lucy Mangan

29, Nov, 2021 @5:54 PM

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South Korean horror Hellbound takes over Squid Game as most popular Netflix series globally
Violent fantasy series tops streaming ratings in more than 80 countries within 24 hours of its debut

Kelly Burke

23, Nov, 2021 @3:56 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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Look who’s stalking: how the slasher movie screamed its way back
The return of Halloween, I Know What You Did Last Summer and Scream is just the beginning of a bullish comeback for the subgenre that will never die

Benjamin Lee

20, Oct, 2021 @6:11 AM

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