IT Chapter 2 review – why it’s one of the worst horror movies of the year

It Chapter 2 focuses so much on grossing you out that it ends up achieving the complete opposite. Director Andy Muschietti must have a checklist. He's GOT to have something like that because that's how formulaic this 'horror' movie really is.

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Midsommar review – an epic (and funny) technicolour trip into savage grief

Ari Aster's sophomore is as disturbing as the remarkable Hereditary, but brings a surprising amount of humour to a tale that is otherwise about the torment of grief and our need to adhere to tradition and culture, even if it literally rips us to shreds.

Pet Sematary review – probably the creepiest cat in cinema history

The new Pet Sematary is one of the best Stephen King adaptations in recent years. Teeming with dread and suspense, it's a horror nerd's wet dream. It successfully reanimates its source material while still managing to put an original spin on the final act... plus it boasts one of the scariest cats in cinema history.

Invasion – the sci-fi horror you HAVE to see at this year’s Iranian Film Festival

Science fiction horror film Invasion is one of the most fascinating and original titles to hit Czech Republic's popular Iranian Film Festival this year.