Holidays (2016)
Film / Horror

Holidays (2016)

The horror anthology film enjoyed something a resurgence in the 2010s (The ABCS of Death and V/H/S franchises, The Theatre Bizarre (2011), Southbound (2015), Tales of Halloween (2015), XX (2017) et al). Holidays takes that intermittently popular genre trope, the holiday themed horror film, and manages to celebrate no fewer than seven of them in … Continue reading

All the Creatures Were Stirring (2018)
Film / Horror

All the Creatures Were Stirring (2018)

David Ian McKendry and Rebekah McKendry’s All the Creatures Were Stirring is an off-kilter and occasionally engrossing Christmas anthology horror that doesn’t quite work, it’s undoubted ambition rather scuppered by its lack of resources. It’s Christmas Eve in Los Angeles and Max (Graham Skipper) and Jenna (Ashley Clements) are on a somewhat awkward first date. … Continue reading

Ghost Stories (2017)
Film / Horror

Ghost Stories (2017)

In February 2010, a new play written by Jeremy Dyson (the non-performing member of the League of Gentlemen) and Andy Nyman (a long-time associate of illusionist Derren Brown) debuted at the Liverpool Playhouse before transferring to the Lyric Hammersmith in London and then the Duke of York’s Theatre in the West End. Ghost Stories quickly … Continue reading

The League of Gentlemen Christmas Special (2000)
Horror / Television

The League of Gentlemen Christmas Special (2000)

Inspired by their long-time love of old British horror films and particularly their passion for the Amicus anthology films, the League of Gentlemen comedy team (writer/performers Mark Gatiss, Steve Pemberton and Reece Shearsmith and writer Jeremy Dyson) set out to mark Christmas 2000 with a special episode of their hit comedy series. It’s Christmas Eve … Continue reading