halloween

Ghostwatch (1992)

My brother knew something was up when our Mum approached him, handing over a crucifix and asking him to wear it, “…in case something happens.”  Not normally one for flights […]

Halloween II (1981)

I shot him six times! I shot him in the heart, but… he’s not human! So here we are again. The first day of October, the first of thirty one […]

Trick 'r Treat (2007)

Never go to a strangers house, and never go out alone. Today I was asked by a small child why we say “trick or treat” on Halloween. Not one to […]

A Nightmare On Elm Street (1984)

Oh, God. I look 20 years old! It feels like I’ve been writing these for much longer than 28 days now, but I’m pretty certain I mentioned way back in […]

Poltergeist (1982)

They’re Heeeeeere. Did you ever watch something as a kid and be so utterly terrified it put you off rewatching whatever it was? THEN did you ever realise that the […]

An American Werewolf In London (1981)

A naked American man stole my balloons Picture the scene. You’re lying in bed beneath the duvet, you’re warm, you’re comfortable. Just as you start to feel your eyelids droop […]

Let's Scare Jessica To Death (1971)

Dreams or nightmares? Madness or sanity? I don’t know which is which. Is it just me, or are the 1970s generally really creepy? And the award for the most ignorant […]