31 Days of Streaming Halloween – Day 28 – The Witch (2015)

2015's The Witch is miles ahead of Hereditary as a truly horrific watch. Set in 1630s New England, a young family build a farm on the edge of a large, scary forest - away from the Puritan plantation that banished them over a religious argument. When Thomasin (a superb Anya Taylor-Joy) is playing peekaboo with … Continue reading 31 Days of Streaming Halloween – Day 28 – The Witch (2015)

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Horror scene stealers #2 – Alice Cooper in Prince of Darkness (1987)

‘This is not a dream…not a dream…we are transmitting from year one-nine-nine…’ John Carpenter's Prince of Darkness is one of our favourite horror films of all time, and the second of Carpenter's 'Apocalypse Trilogy' which also features The Thing (1982) and In the Mouth of Madness (1995). A quantum physics professor and his students are … Continue reading Horror scene stealers #2 – Alice Cooper in Prince of Darkness (1987)

31 scary movie moments – 26) The raven attack in Damien: Omen II (1978)

Oh God. In Omen II, devilish Damien (Jonathan Scott-Taylor) is 12 years old and still as nasty as ever. One of the most scary and horrific scenes comes to poor journalist Joan Hart (Elizabeth Shepherd) who suspects Damien could well be, y'know, the bloomin' Antichrist. She gets attacked by a raven, has her eyes pecked … Continue reading 31 scary movie moments – 26) The raven attack in Damien: Omen II (1978)