not really horror

‘Not Really Horror’: Pushing genre’s boundaries at FrightFest 2016

First published by Sight & Sound While 2014’s Spring, It Follows and The Babadook had little in common apart from their well-earned success, they found themselves being dismissively labelled by some as ‘not really horror’ – an oft-heard expression used to describe (and degrade) the genre’s unruly outliers and inventive misfits. ‘Not really horror’ involves…

Dawn

Wormholes That Turned: Sci-Fi-London 2015

First published by Sight & Sound Sci-Fi-London 15: 29 May – 5 June, 2015 Science fiction has of late been achieving stratospheric levels of attention. This year’s most lucrative tentpole titles look set to be Mad Max: Fury Road and its reemergent wastelands, a new entry in the Star Wars cycle and a seemingly endless phase of collaborative or…