The Cabin In The Woods

Sometimes it’s hard to write a review of a book or a film. Not because there’s nothing to say, but the exact opposite – because there’s too much to say. I like to keep my reviews spoiler-free but on occasion the aspect of the film that has most intrigued me is one that would act as a spoiler…

Top Ten: High School Movies

I spent last weekend at an activity centre with a group of 16 brownies. We had a great time on the zip wire, trapeze, giant swing and so on. The kids were absolutely fearless and enjoyed every minute chattering away about what their favourite activities had been…

Top Ten: Scary Movies

This entry is part 9 of 12 in the series Hallowe'en Horror Week

It’s only a couple of days now until Hallowe’en and like many other film reviewers I’ve been thinking lots about my favourite scary movies. At first I was apprehensive, I seem to have spent a long time telling you that I’m not a fan of the genre so I really thought that it would take me ages to even come up with 10 that I liked….

State of Emergency

This entry is part 29 of 30 in the series Raindance 2011

I’m not a big fan of horror films. I’m not averse to them, they just don’t scare me that much and I tend to get frustrated by the idiocy of the characters. That may be one of the reasons I enjoyed Scream so much – it had decent scares and knew that the victims were morons…