"What's unusual about a genre fair such Annihilation, is that the characters are intelligent, pragmatic individuals. They're reminiscent of the sort of grounded, logical protagonists you'd find in a H.G.Wells novel; as opposed to the reactionary morons endemic in modern sci-fi who make every basic survival mistake and handle alien lifeforms with no precautions."
"The idea of Antarctica defending itself is almost reflected in the creature itself. Each set piece with the creature is designed to show the Thing as this impossible, living organism desperately trying to survive. Rob Bottin and his team clearly had a ball designing the monster's various forms."
"Night of the Creeps is a strange film to describe. It's equal parts fifties' alien/zombie B picture, teen rom-com, and film noir, in an earnest attempt at creating a truly subversive horror comedy."
"For some reason forever lost to time, the Italian horror cinema of the Seventies and Eighties had an obsessive drive to produce as many zombie movies as possible. During those two decades, Italian directors created more shambling forms than a drunken flooring company."
"Baskin is an extremely weird film. Perhaps the weirdest thing about this ultra-graphic horror film is that it comes to us by way of Turkey. Without wishing to generalise, Turkey is something of a conservative nation and you could probably count the number of Turkish horror films on both hands. Turkish torture porn isn't generally a 'thing'."
"Playing out like a hybrid of Prince of Darkness and Assault on Precinct 13, The Void features a single location and large pool of expendable characters taken out one by one. Feckless idiots getting picked off by nasties is, in a nutshell, The Void's plot. But as it's ultimately more of a pure eighties horror beast than the marketing initially suggested, there's a lot of metaphysical elements thrown in."
"The plot (if one can call it that) concerns a batch of toxic, woefully old wine called Viper that is being sold cheaply to the homeless population of Manhattan. It produces all manner of bizarre effects in its drinkers. People deliquesce, explode, break down, and fall apart; anything that can be done to transform the human body into a work of modern art."
"Cube is much more than a handbook on creative ways in which to slaughter people. It's as existential as cinema gets. The characters devote much of the screen time debating the purpose of the structure, where it came from, and who created it. But these questions are just as empty as the void that surrounds the Cube."
"A Dark Song is a horror film for people who don't normally like horror films. There is the mood of the horror movie - gloomy house, foreboding welsh country, and the occasional disquieting noise - without the excessive gore and cathartic intensity."
"It's only at Society's conclusion that we receive answers to our questions. And boy, are we made to regret our desire to understand. Despite the opening three-quarters of the 100-minute runtime being little more than an ambiguously creepy melodrama, Society's final act serves up a crescendo of macabre sexuality and mind-warping body horror."