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Airborne Netflix action-horror Blood Red Sky boasts savage violence and interesting surprises
Plenty of horror and action thrills, and some super bloody deaths.
The top 20 horror movies on Netflix
The world’s terrifying, but hopefully you haven’t lost your appetite for horror.
The 10 most ridiculous M. Night Shyamalan twists, ranked
No director does preposterous plot twists like M. Night Shyamalan.
Can Netflix’s A Classic Horror Story live up to its title?
For all its flaws, new Netflix horror is still enjoyably irreverent and gleefully gory.
Vicious Fun offers genuine belly laughs alongside a ton of gore
A nifty central conceit is paired with everything from eye gougings to eviscerations.
Lost 70s George Romero film The Amusement Park is vicious satire
“Indignant, thoroughly cynical and deliberately upsetting” – and now streaming nearly 50 years later.
Conjuring sequel is a good, entertaining thriller, twistier than its predecessors
“Vera Farmiga and Patrick Wilson are great, and downright adorable as The Warrens.”
A Quiet Place Part II has finally snuck into cinemas
Scares come sooner than expected with early arrival of horror sequel.
Spiral turns back to the same old tricks that made people sick of Saw films
Chris Rock can command the screen if given the right material. This is not the right material.
Spiral: From the Book of Saw is the latest in a long line of horror franchise reinventions
We examine the best and worst examples of horror franchise reinvention and rebooting.
At its best, Things Heard & Seen is gleefully pulpy – at its worst, downright silly
It’s almost impressive how little of its haunted house setup actually pays off.
Celebrate Fear the Walking Dead’s return with 10 of the most classic zombie kills ever
Wonderful walker carnage and some of the greatest old-school zombie deaths in film.
Watch the trailer to Zack Snyder’s Army of the Dead and find out where to see it
Snyder’s zombie heist movie is streaming next month.
Ghostly hospital horror The Power proves far from electrifying viewing
A lot of movies streaming on Shudder are impressive – this is not one of them.
Revenge is both shatteringly brutal and gruesomely tedious in Violation
“A gamechanger for a genre that has long struggled to reinvent its formula.”
We revel in the sadistic joy of horror masterpiece Final Destination 2
A hilariously sadistic parade of some of the greatest death scenes ever committed to screen.
Gory body-swap horror-comedy Freaky is a crowd-pleasing package
Vince Vaughn’s not as terrifying as his teenage girl counterpart.
Psycho Goreman’s director on his ridiculously entertaining (and yes, gory) film
Psycho Goreman brings intergalactic horror to the suburbs, with gory and comedic results.
The 20 best horrors to stream in NZ this Halloween
Everything you need to have a horror-filled Halloween weekend.
Right in time for Halloween, here are the scariest films ever made
Matt Glasby takes a decade-by-decade look at cinema’s scariest.
When is Janelle Monáe horror Antebellum coming to New Zealand?
Some very limited screenings might be your only chance to see it.
Terror-Fi Film Festival brings Possessor, Antebellum and more to NZ cinemas
The genre cinema showcase returns for 2020.