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Ghostly Imaginings: Sexual Repression and Reliable Narratives in Jack Clayton’s The Innocents (1961) and Herk Harvey’s Carnival of Souls (1962)

Ghostly Imaginings: Sexual Repression and Reliable Narratives in Jack Clayton's The Innocents (1961) and Herk Harvey's Carnival of Souls (1962)

Set in both stunning and imposing locations with tenacious female leads, Jack Clayton’s The Innocents (1961) and Herk Harvey’s Carnival of Souls (1962) offer an intimate and highly psychological examination of the female mind whilst ruminating heavily and hauntingly on the age-old themes of sex and death.

“A story so unusual it will burn itself into your mind.”

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10 Reasons Why You Should Watch Altered Carbon

10 Reasons Why You Should Watch Altered Carbon

I’m hooked on the Netflix sci-fi series Altered Carbon. I’m trying to watch more sci-fi and find myself preferring ‘soft’ sci-fi, where the world isn’t too far removed from our own. The premise of Altered Carbon is simple: how would humans cope with immortality? It’s ‘hard’ sci-fi, but I decided to give it a go…

“No body lives forever.”

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Four Horrific Decades of Monster Movies (1980s-2010s)

Four Horrific Decades of Monster Movies (1980s-2010s)

Whilst the 2010s are probably my least favourite decade for creature features, it got me thinking about my favourite monster movies. I’ve focused on the big two horror creatures – vampires and zombies – and then various other monsters…

“There are some very good reasons to be afraid of the dark.”

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The Worst Horror Films of the Decade: Part 2 (2015-2019)

The Worst Horror Films of the Decade: Part 2 (2015-2019)

Are you ready for more of the worst of the worst? Yes, the process of compiling this subjective list has been self-inflicted, but I needed my own personal purge. So, without further ado, here are the worst horror movies of the decade; from 2015 to 2019.

“Transcend your expectations.”

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The Worst Horror Films of the Decade: Part 1 (2010-2014)

The Worst Horror Films of the Decade: Part 1 (2010-2014)

I have watched a lot of shite during the past decade, and whilst I can appreciate schlock, the following movies really got under my skin. This is my own personal purge; from 2010 to 2014.

“You have a darkness that rivals my own… It will be a very special pleasure to rip you apart.”

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