Horror (TV)

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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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I Know What You Did Last Summer review – terror-fuelled teen reboot is like a gory Gossip Girl
Amazon’s addictive reimagining of the hit 90s film focuses on a new band of manslaughtering teens, deftly balancing blood and guts with horrifying realism

Lucy Mangan

15, Oct, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Chucky review – Child’s Play TV series isn’t worth toying with
The murderous doll returns for more but does anyone need to see his antics spread out over eight episodes?

Benjamin Lee

12, Oct, 2021 @4:01 PM

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Evil: whip-smart, campy horror series is far more than X-Files knock-off
While paying homage to the 90s monster-of-the-week genre, this genuinely creepy procedural is more than it first appears

Emily Tatti

26, Sep, 2021 @5:30 PM

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Midnight Mass review: blood-soaked horror loses the faith – and the plot
Netflix’s new series from the makers of The Haunting of Hill House aims to be a profound meditation on God and existence, but falls into absurdity. Heaven knows what’s going on

Jack Seale

24, Sep, 2021 @12:30 PM

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Goosebumps author RL Stine: ‘The only lesson in my books is to run’
The veteran children’s horror writer on the fears of today’s generation, why unhappy endings are out, and what happened when he met Stephen King

Kathryn Bromwich

11, Jul, 2021 @8:30 AM

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Eddie Munster and me: the secret lives of spooky, sinister screen children
Eerie kids have been a staple of horror films for decades. But what is it like to be forever known for playing a tiny werewolf, misfit or murderer?

Sirin Kale

16, Jun, 2021 @5:00 AM

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‘Black trauma porn’: Them and the danger of Jordan Peele imitators
The true horror of the superficial Amazon show lies in bombarding the audience with scenes of gratuitous, racist violence without having anything interesting to say

Jason Okundaye

21, Apr, 2021 @12:45 PM

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Them review – racist horrors lurk behind white picket fences
Amazon’s supernaturally-tinged tale of a black family in 50s LA who are loathed by their neighbours perfectly captures the menacing side of American suburbia

Lucy Mangan

09, Apr, 2021 @12:00 PM

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