31 Days of Streaming Halloween – Day 14 – Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978)

Featuring a stellar cast, the 1978 remake of Invasion of the Body Snatchers is classy, arty and features one of the most terrifying endings of sci-fi/horror. Alien creatures decide to take over Earth as their planet is dying. Landing in San Francisco, they fall on to plant leaves and form pods - which then bloom … Continue reading 31 Days of Streaming Halloween – Day 14 – Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978)

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Trailer buzz: Suspiria (2018)

We're HUGE Dario Argento fans at Dead By Words so when we first heard that his classic Suspiria was being remade, well, it sounded like sacrilege. HOW COULD YOU DO SUCH A THING? But there's been promising rumours including disgust from critics at a preview (yay!) and with director Luca Guadagnino in charge, we have … Continue reading Trailer buzz: Suspiria (2018)

31 scary movie moments – 13) The opening of Maniac (2012)

Franck Khalfoun's remake of the infamous 80s slasher is brutal from the very start, even before we've had the main film title. Elijah Wood's serial killer Frank Zito stalks a woman, and then murders and scalps her. It's all set to a haunting 80s synth score by Rob, leading into a really difficult and uncomfortable … Continue reading 31 scary movie moments – 13) The opening of Maniac (2012)