CHILD’S PLAY

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Lars Klevberg Stars: Aubrey Plaza, Gabriel Bateman, Brian Tyree Henry, Carlease Burke, Tim Matheson, David Lewis, Trent Redekop, voice of Mark Hamill. In 1989 the slasher thriller Child’s Play introduced us to Chucky, the toy doll (voiced by Brad Dourif) who was possessed by the spirit of a serial killer and embarked on a murder spree. The film became something of a cult favourite and yielded several sequels of varying quality. With both a new Annabelle movie hitting cinema and original writer Don Mancini planning a tv series Continue reading

LIGHTS OUT

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: David F Sandberg Stars: Teresa Palmer, Maria Bello, Gabriel Bateman, Alexander DiPersia, Billy Burke, Alicia Vela-Bailey, Andi Osho, Maria Russell. The best horror films have featured nasty boogeymen that haunt our dreams. In the 80s we had the likes of Michael Myers, Freddie Krueger and Jason Vorhees. More recently we've had the apparitions of The Babadook and It Follows to creep us out. Now director David F Sandberg gives us a chilling creation that plays on our innate fear of the dark and of creatures lurking in the dark with Continue reading