Film Review: Arachnophobia (1990)

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SYNOPSIS: South American killer spider hitches a lift to the US in a coffin and starts to breed and kill. REVIEW: Whilst this can hardly be defined as a horror film (it actually ended up being marketed as a ‘thrill-omedy’), there were still several moments which genuinely made my skin crawl. There’s just something about spiders which are inherently scary for many people, and so Arachnophobia did not have to try too hard to unsettle … Continue reading

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Film Review: Hallowed Ground (2007)

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SYNOPSIS: After she becomes stranded in a small town, a young woman discovers her arrival there was foretold a century earlier by the town’s founding preacher and that she is an integral part of his impending – and terrifying – rebirth. REVIEW: Hallowed Ground is a film that makes you automatically think of Children of the Corn with all those cornstalks and weird overtly religious people. Liz Chambers is driving down the deserted highway in … Continue reading

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