It (2017)

Coulrophobia, the fear of clowns, is something that has been prevalent in society ever since the earliest renderings of sinister court jesters were produced, but there is absolutely no doubt that the irrational dread of makeup covered circus mimes reached a fever pitch with both the 1986 novel release and 1990 TV mini series release…

Don’t Breathe (2016)

It would be fair to say that my relationship with horror/horror thrillers was one that existed mainly in the realm of girly sleepovers and teenage group trips to the cinema all those years ago, when the need for cinematic quality was low and the desire for enjoyable jump scares was high. Of course, there are…

Bone Tomahawk (2015)

After the large predictability of a rather tense and agenda filled Oscars ceremony, the part of my brain solely dedicated to the enjoyment of cinema wanted something that was going to blow away all the cobwebs of awards season and give me a rollicking good time. After a quick browse through my favourite sources, I…

It Follows (2014)

In a week where Shaun The Sheep and The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel seemed to be the only options for a visit to the cinema, I received a text from a friend enquiring if I would like to go and see a horror film about which I knew extremely little called¬†It Follows.¬†After a quick…

Oh! That Film Blog’s Podcast Debut!

Attention all Halloween fans! I was lucky enough to be asked to contribute to a podcast by Film Jive in which a bunch of podcasters and bloggers each gave their favourite piece of music from a horror film. It’s a brilliant long-form audio ride that will really get you in the mood for macabre holiday.…

We Are What We Are (2013)

It is looking like a slow week for cinema after the excitement and glamour of the Oscars on Sunday evening. Awards season is over and we are now entering in to that murky territory between the statuettes and the summer blockbusters. It is a time when a real mix of films are released, and one…

Top Ten: Scary Movies

Horror is a genre that I have rarely visited in adulthood, the majority of my interest and experience coming from the slumber parties and group cinema trips of my childhood and teenage years. It seems fitting on this Hallows’ Eve eve, to share with you the ten films that have scared me the most. I…