9 of the Most Killer Clowns on Screen

Everybody’s least favourite balloon shaping psychopaths, clowns, have been making a terrifying comeback in recent years. And with Rob Zombie’s 31 and Damien Leone’s full-length Terrifer imminent, things are only going to get better. Or worse, depending how much clowns scare you.

While to many, Stephen King’s Pennywise is always going to remain cinema’s number one big-shoed boogeyman, here’s some of the best, or most evil, clowns to disgrace the big and small screen.
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Rob Zombie Reveals Poster for Upcoming Killer Clown Horror ’31’

Rob Zombie’s fan-funded killer clown movie ’31’ has been a long time coming, but all evidence points to it being worth the wait. Now the official movie poster has been released, excitement can start building up fresh and it’s only a matter of time until a trailer’s here. [UPDATE: Rob Zombie and Saban Films have released the trailer. Check it out below] Distributed by Saban … Continue reading Rob Zombie Reveals Poster for Upcoming Killer Clown Horror ’31’

Adam Wingard Returns with ‘The Woods’

Well this is a bit good. Horror phenomenon Adam Wingard has just released a teaser for his latest film ‘The Woods’. Due 16th September (assume that’s the US date) on Lionsgate, the flick sets a group into (you guessed it) some woods and, if the trailer’s anything to judge by, their fun ends pretty sharpish. From there on, it’s a night of terror for the … Continue reading Adam Wingard Returns with ‘The Woods’

10 Things Horror Films Should Give Up For Lent

It’s Ash Wednesday and lent has officially commenced. Brace yourselves as your social media feeds become flooded with posts about how hard life is without chocolate, alcohol, puppies, crack or whatever it is various individuals have decided to give up.

After all, people need something to post about for the next month now that dry January is over.

One year I actually lented (is that the term?). It was horrible. It was a full on relentless lenting. I gave up crisps (chips, to those in the US). Fucking love crisps. Never forgiven lent for that.

Anyway, some people could really do with observing a good old lent. Horror movies for a start. I’m not saying they need to cut back on carbs or stop having a pint at the weekend, that’d be absurd – they’re not sentient entities and have no mouths. But there’s definitely a few things I think we’d all appreciate them giving up.
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Sinister Will Waste Your Life [review]

Runtime: 110 minutes. Amount of time spent festering over how that 110 minutes left me emptier than the Guardian Hashtag cafe: two days. WARNING: *Spoilers all the way through, combined with my first and only cinematic rant* Bad films are amazing. Without bad films we wouldn’t have Robocop or one of the 53 Puppet Master films. But they don’t lie to us. They come right … Continue reading Sinister Will Waste Your Life [review]

Rubber Rolls to Victory [review]

I owe this film so many apologies. When faced with a film based solely around the exploits of an inexplicably animated car tire you’d be wise to have bottom rung expectations. That’s exactly what I did, and I was wrong. If Keanu Reeves can carve a career out for himself, there was absolutely no reason to doubt Rubber’s titular ‘character’, as, without a word, it … Continue reading Rubber Rolls to Victory [review]