Author Archives: rwthomson

Aterrados (Terrified)

TweetAterrados (Terrified, now streaming on Shudder) is the most frightening film I’ve seen since… well, frankly, since I was a teenager. It’s extremely well written, acted and directed, with terrific cinematography and sound design. It’s not about a cabin in … Continue reading

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Death Ship vs Ghost Ship

Tweet First came Death Ship. 1980. A not-very-nasty Canadian co-production with a smattering of American actors and Nick Mancuso running around with his shirt off. Some incredibly bad ocean footage, cringe-worthy dialogue and a lot of strange and repetitive shots … Continue reading

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Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives

Tweet Instead of starting this year’s Horror Month off with a bang, I’m opting for a sigh. I’ve seen Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s sixth feature film. In 2010 it was screened at the Cannes film festival and won the Prix du Jury. I … Continue reading

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Horror Month 2018 has arrived!

Tweet October is my favourite time of year. The dramatic, often delayed, switch from summer to fall, the two weeks of cold temperatures before my building turns on the heaters, sweaters, shopping for the perfect pair of warm fuzzy socks, … Continue reading

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