Tag: British Horror

31 Days of Halloween: Ghostwatch Redux

31 Days of Halloween: Ghostwatch Redux

Greetings and salutations! Ghostwatch is still streaming on Shudder, and that means two things, fiends: (1) I'm re-posting this article from last year because I love it, and (2) you need to go watch Ghostwatch right now. Well, after you read this lovely article, of course. I often wonder what it was like to hear … Continue reading 31 Days of Halloween: Ghostwatch Redux

31 Days of Halloween: Ghostwatch

31 Days of Halloween: Ghostwatch

I often wonder what it was like to hear Orson Welles' War of the Worlds radio broadcast when it originally aired. I think everyone to some extent wonders about the experiences of people at the center of a major pop culture moment — Woodstock, the Beatles playing Shea Stadium, seeing The Empire Strikes Back before … Continue reading 31 Days of Halloween: Ghostwatch

Monster Monday: Dog Soldiers

Monster Monday: Dog Soldiers

Happy Monster Monday! Today's monster comes from Dog Soldiers (2002), the first feature film from Neil Marshall. It is an impressive first outing from one of my favorite modern horror directors. In the film, a group of British soldiers performing a training exercise in Scotland encounters a pack of werewolves, and it goes about as well as … Continue reading Monster Monday: Dog Soldiers