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The opening to American Horror Story 1984 was fucking great!

You could tell from the huge grin across my face for the entirety of the first episode of AHS: 1984 that I was in heaven.

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Started reading IT by Stephen King

Decided I’d finally give this gargantuan book a read. One of the earliest films I remember seeing was the 2-part mini-series of Stephen King’s IT. IT scared the undying crap out of me when I was about 6 or 7. Now, many years later, I have decided to actually read the novel before part 2…

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I’ve started watching Scream Queens, finally

I’ve been a fan of American Horror Story for a few years now – since Hotel first aired. So you’d think I’d have been all over Scream Queens too, given it was also created in part by both Brad Falchuk and Ryan Murphy. But for some strange reason, known only to me I guess, I…

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I’m finally back into American Horror Story Apocalypse

Once again, I have left the current series of American Horror Story until months after it has finished airing. I think it must be something inside me that doesn’t want to reach the end. Last night I watched four episodes back to back — and I absolutely loved it. The old characters that have been…

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Snow White adaptation by Junji Ito

Most people probably know the story of Snow White — the seven dwarfs; the poison apple; the prince. But I bet not many know of this version by acclaimed horror Mangaka Junji Ito. A short version but not one to be missed. Read on Manga Owl.

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Ellen Ripley (circa 1979)

In celebration of my restarting Alien: Isolation later, I thought I’d share a commemorative picture of Sigourney Weaver from the film Alien.

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Looking forward to getting back into Alien: Isolation on the PS4 tonight. I tried playing it about a year ago but I got about an hour or so into it and stopped playing. Dunno why I never went back to it. However, I have been advised by a couple of mates through PSN that I…

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The Silent Scream (Hammer House of Horror episode 7)

The Silent Scream may be one of my favourite episodes from the Hammer House of Horror series. It doesn’t contain any deaths – not of people anyway – and doesn’t really have much in the way of gore. But where this episode excelled for me was on the psychological level.

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Thoughts on A Nightmare on Elm Street

A Nightmare on Elm Street is one of the most recognisable titles in cinema – as is it’s villain, and star, Freddy Krueger. I felt the urge to re-watch this film after my recently-formed gaming obsession with Dead By Daylight. I was pleasantly surprised by the fact that much of the film still holds up…

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Resident Evil 7 Biohazard

Pretty much one of the best gaming experiences I’ve ever had. The entire first play-through in PSVR