31 scary movie moments – 10) Drew Barrymore in Scream (1996)

Wes Craven and Kevin Williamson brought the 'popular horror film' genre back to life in 1996 with slasher classic Scream. They also killed off their main star, Drew Barrymore, in the opening scene - a move that was pretty unusual back then and an act which confirmed to the audience that no-one was safe. They … Continue reading 31 scary movie moments – 10) Drew Barrymore in Scream (1996)

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31 Days of Halloween – Day 31 – Halloween (1978)

John Carpenter's Halloween is, of course, the number one Halloween horror movie. Carpenter introduces us to Michael Myers as a six year old, who kills his sister in Haddonfield, Illinois. Committed to Smith's Grove Sanitarium, he escapes aged 21 to steal an iconic mask and kill again in his home town. He doesn't bank on … Continue reading 31 Days of Halloween – Day 31 – Halloween (1978)