Doctor Sleep

Director: Mike Flanagan Starring: Ewan McGregor, Rebecca Ferguson, Kyliegh Curran, Cliff Curtis, Bruce Greenwood, Carel Struycken, Emily Alyn Lind, Alex Essoe, Zahn McClarnon Written by: Mike Flanagan and (based on the novel) Stephen King Running Time: 142 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 31st October 2019 Making a sequel to an iconic movie is always going…

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…

Shut In

Director: Farren Blackburn Starring: Naomie Watts, Oliver Platt, Charlie Heaton, Jacob Tremblay, Crystal Balint, Alex Braunstein, David Cubitt Written by: Christina Hodson Running Time: 91 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 24th February 2017 Shut In follows a long line of thrillers that use being trapped or locked in a building as a backdrop for scares,…

The Angry Birds Movie

Directors: Clay Kaytis and Fergal Reilly Starring: (Voices only) Jason Sudeikis, Josh Gad, Danny McBride, Maya Rudolph, Bill Hader, Peter Dinklage, Sean Penn Written by: Jon Vitti, (story) John Cohen, Mikael Hed, Mikko Polla and based on the Rovio Entertainment game Running Time: 97 mins Cert: U Release date: 13th May 2016 It seems now that everything…

Insidious: Chapter 3

Director: Leigh Whannell Starring: Dermot Mulroney, Stefanie Scott, Lin Shaye, Angus Sampson, Leigh Whannell. Written by: (also characters created) Leigh Whannell Running Time: 97 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 5th June 2015 If you are a regular reader of my reviews (and I’d like to thank you for that), then you will know that I…

Insidious: Chapter 2

Director; James Wan Starring: Patrick Wilson, Rose Byrne, Lin Shaye, Barbara Hershey, Ty Simpkins, Steve Coulter Written by: Leigh Whannell and (story) James Wan Running Time: 105 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 13th September 2013 Over the past few weeks my heart has been lifted by the current crop of horror films. You’re Next took…

Room 237

Director: Rodney Ascher Starring: Bill Blakemore, Geoffrey Cocks, Juli Kearns, John Fell Ryan, Jay Weidner, Buffy Visick. Running Time: 102 mins Cert: 15 Release date: 26th October 2012 The Shining is regarded as one of the best horror films of all time. You will find it in most best film lists. Strange, really, for a…