Film review by Jason Day of Halloween, the 1978 horror starring Jamie Lee Curtis as an innocent babysitter stalked by a serial killer who, 15 years previously, stabbed his elder sister to death. Directed by John Carpenter.
Film review by Jason Day of Get Out, the horror movie about a young black man who visits his white girlfriend’s liberal family with terrifying and life-changing results. Starring Daniel Kaluuya and Allison Williams.
Film review, by Jason Day, of The Old Dark House, the horror film about people stranded during at a storm at an isolated house owned by the odd Femm family. Directed by James Whale and starring Melvyn Douglas and Gloria Stuart.
Film review by Jason Day of Die, Die My Darling! The Hammer horror film about a young woman held captive by the psychotic mother of her deceased fiancee. Starring Stefanie Powers and Tallulah Bankhead.
Film review by Jason Day of the horror movie Ouija: Origin of Evil about a fake seance which accidentally raises actual spirits from ‘the other side’. Starring Annalise Basso and directed by Mike Flanagan.
A list of the new films released across the UK, from Friday 2 September 2016. The big release is the remake of The Magnificent Seven starring Denzel Washington. Use the Find Any Film website for details of which cinema nearest to you will show these movies.
The Magnificent Seven
Handsome looking and smart-sounding remake of the classic 1960 John Sturges western, about a gang of renegade men who hole up in a small town to help a widow whose husband was murdered by an industrialist (Peter Sarsgaard) terrorising her community. Chris Pratt and Denzel Washington head the strong male cast, Antoine Fuqua (Training Day) directs. Check the official Sony Pictures webpage and Facebook page for the trailer and more about the film. The film will be showing all over the UK.
Film review of the science fiction horror movies about an alien life-form which attempts to take-over the bodies of a group of research scientists based in Antartica in the early 1980’s. The 1982 version directed by John Carpenter was remade as a prequel in 2011, directed by Matthijs van Heijningen, depicting events leading up to and including the original film.
Director: John Carpenter (1982, 109 mins). Turman Foster/Universal. (18)