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Andrew Hawnt

As well as Horrornews.net, Andrew writes for the UK's POWERPLAY ROCK AND METAL MAGAZINE, SCREAM Magazine, FEMFORCE (AC COMICS) and has contributed to DOCTOR WHO ADVENTURES. He is the author of books such as VHS ATE MY BRAIN, BAGGED AND BOARDED and other titles. Andrew lives in Nottingham, UK. You can find him on Twitter as @andrewhawnt

Giallo: The Dawn of A New Wave?


There are dark and strange things afoot, which for folks like us is a wonderful thing. Something is bubbling back up to the surface of the moviegoing consciousness, something special. With films such as Black Swan and Amer in recent times bringing a sense of surreal and artistic nastiness to a film climate awash with torture p*rn and artless schlock, …

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Book Review: Eaten Alive! Italian Cannibal and Zombie Movies – Author Jay Slater


Eaten Alive! Italian Cannibal and Zombie Movies Edited/Co-written by Jay Slater Published by Plexus Books, 2006 255 pages US 19.95, UK 14.99 Think you know everything there is to know about the Italian zombie and Cannibal movies that made up such a fascinating chunk of horror history? Think again! This edition of this excellent book was originally released in 2006, …

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Scream 4: screaming for more?


There seem to be some problems emerging with SCREAM 4/SCRE4M which are setting alarm bells  ringing with fans around the world. With creator Kevin Williamson either on or off the project  (depending what you read) and rewrites of the script having taken place, it’s easy to lose track  of what’s actually happening. The film is now shooting., and there seems …

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Reality Scares Me


Do you know what happens when someone watches horror films for years on end? They turn into me. Hello, I am the product of a life spent watching gore and innards flying in all directions, and contrary to the beliefs of a great many people who would call me the spawn of the devil, or a serial killer in waiting, …

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Horror Movies: The Next Step


What will be the next step in the evolution of the horror movie? There are any number of permutations of the horror genre available for movie lovers to indulge in right now, ranging from your average slasher to your full-blown gore epics, psychological thrillers to twitching torture p*rn. All of these things exist under the umbrella of horror, but the …

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Are Remakes Killing Horror?


Another day, another news story about some beloved (or not so beloved) horror flick getting a modern makeover. It is a sad state of affairs that so much in the way of original horror gets ignored by major distributors, while ill-conceived remakes get full theatrical releases and a ton of press. As someone that loves many of the original versions …

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