The Curse of La Llorona

Director: Michael Chaves Starring: Linda Cardellini, Raymond Cruz, Patricia Velasquez, Roman Christou, Jaynee-Lynne Kinchen, Marisol Ramirez, Sean Patrick Thomas, Tony Amendola Written by: Mikki Daughtry and Tobias Iaconis Running Time: 93 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 3rd May 2019 While everyone has been raving about the superhero franchises, another film series delivers a new edition…

Hellboy

Director: Neil Marshall Starring: DavidHarbour, Milla Jovovich, Ian McShane, Sophie Okonedo, Sasha Lane, Daniel Dae Kim, Stephen Graham, Penelope Mitchell. Written by: Andrew Cosby and (based on the Dark Horse Comic Book “Hellboy”) Mike Mignola Running Time: 120 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 11th April 2019 With everyone jumping on the superhero bandwagon, how about…

Pet Sematary

Directors: Kevin Kölsch and Dennis Widmyer Starring: Jason Clarke, Amy Seimetz, John Lithgow, Jete Laurence, Obssa Ahmed, Hugo Lavoie, Lucas Lavoie Written by: Jeff Buhler, (screen story) Matt Greenberg and (based on the novel) Stephen King Running Time: 104 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 5th April 2019 Stephen King’s novels have always been a good…

Us

Director: Jordan Peele Starring: Lupita Nyong’o, Winston Duke, Elizabeth Moss, Tim Heidecker, Shahadi Wright Joseph, Evan Alex, Cali Sheldon, Noelle Sheldon Written by: Jordan Peele Running Time: 117 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 22nd March 2019 It’s not often that a filmmaker who comes at you with a fantastic first feature can follow it up…

Happy Death Day 2U

Director: Christopher Landon Starring: Jessica Rothe, Isreal Broussard, Phi Vu, Suraj Sharma, Sarah Yarkin, Rachel Matthews, Ruby Modine, Steve Zissis, Charles Aitken Written by: Christopher Landon and (based on the characters created) Scott Lobdell Running Time: 100 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 13th February 2019 Two years ago saw the release of Happy Death Day,…

Escape Room

Director: Adam Robitel Starring: Taylor Russell, Logan Miller, Jay Ellis, Tyler Labine, Deborah Ann Woll, Nik Dodani, Yorick van Wageningen Written by: Maria Melnik and (also story) Bragi Schut Running Time: 96 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 1st February 2019 There is a current trend in entertainment, where people pay to be locked in rooms…

Suspiria

Director: Luca Guadagnino Starring: Dakota Johnson, Tilda Swinton, Mia Goth, Chloe Grace Moretz, Jessica Harper, Angela Winkler, Alek Wek, Elena Fokina, Malgosia Bela Written by: David Kajganich, (based on characters created) Dario Argento and Daria Nicolodi Running Time: 152 mins Cert: 18 Release date: 16th November 2018 When word came out that Dario Argento’s seminal…

Halloween

Director: David Gordon Green Starring: Jamie Lee Curtis, Judy Greer, Andi Matichak, James Jude Courtney, Nick Castle, Haluk Bliginer, Will Patton, Rhian Rees Written by: David Gordon Green, Danny McBride, Jeff Fradley, (based on the characters created) John Carpenter and Debra Hill Running Time: 106 mins Cert: 18 Release date: 19th October 2018 It is…

The Nun

Director: Corin Hardy Starring: Demian Bichir, Taissa Farmiga, Jonas Bloquet, Bonnie Aarons, Ingrid Bisu, Charlotte Hope, Sandra Teles, August Maturo Written by: (also story) Gary Dauberman and (story) James Wan Running Time: 96 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 7th September 2018 Fans of The Conjuring may remember the mentioning of a demonic nun which pops…

The Meg

Director: Jon Turteltaub Starring: Jason Statham, Li Bingbing, Rainn Wilson, Cliff Curtis, Winston Chao, Sophia Cai, Ruby Rose, Page Kennedy, Robert Taylor Written by: Dean Georgaris, Jon Hoeber, Erich Hoeber and (based on the novel “Meg”) Steve Alten Running Time: 113 mins Cert: 12A Release date: 10th August 2018 One of the more bizarre phenomena…

Hereditary

Director: Ari Aster Starring: Toni Collette, Gabriel Bryne, Alex Wolff, Milly Sharpio, Mallory Bechtel, Ann Dowd Written by: Ari Aster Running Time: 127 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 15th June 2018 There is a lot of hype surrounding Hereditary. A huge success on the festival circuit, it comes with accolades that will always set itself…

A Quiet Place

Director: John Krasinski Starring: Emily Blunt, John Krasinski, Millicent Simmonds, Noah Jupe, Cade Woodward, Leon Russom Written by: John Krasinski, (also story) Bryan Woods and Scott Beck Running Time: 90 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 6th April 2018 One of my complaints about modern horrors is that they rely too much on the quiet-loud school…