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June 29, 2024

Dead Northern’s Ultimate Guide to Horror Video Games

Where it All Began: The Classics Space Invaders (1978)   The ultimate classic game Space Invaders is often coined the definitive forerunner for horror gaming. Its fixed shooter design and sci-fi scenario generate a legacy that has stood the test of time. The chase and survival aspects involving an alien invasion that gradually obliterates the terrain […]

March 30, 2024

Director profile – Rob Savage

British horror cinema continuously delivers fantastic films and filmmakers alike, with countless classics rising from home soil; whether that’s folkloric nightmares, Hammer Horrors, gritty zombie fests, satiric parodies or creature features, Britain is a motherland of talent. One of these standout contributors to the genre is director Rob Savage. In the past couple of years, […]

March 9, 2024

Horror in the High Desert is the ultimate found footage film – review

Bumps in the dark and strange creatures are brilliant devices used by many filmmakers. Nevertheless, it is often rare that there comes about a film that employs these facets with such power that it will leave you not just fully engrossed in the on-screen magic but also enthralled by the sheer capacity to frighten. Dutch […]

March 2, 2024

Top ten mind-boggling horror movies

1- The Wolf House (Cristobal León and Joaquin Cociña, 2018) Kicking off this mind-twisting list is the Chilean stop-motion film The Wolf House. Directed by Cristobal León and Joaquin Cociña and co-written by Alejandra Moffat, is the animated, surreal fairytale that takes the viewer through a mirage of labyrinth-like settings and worlds in a desolate […]

February 17, 2024

The Worst Monster of Them All – Top Ten Mortal Villains

1-  Patrick and Karin (Speak No Evil, 2022)  A harmless weekend turns deadly when a Danish couple, Bjørn (Morten Burian) and Louise (Sidsel Siem Koch) and their daughter Agnes (Liva Forsberg) meet up with Patrick (Fedja van Huêt), Karin (Karina Smulders) and Abel (Marius Damslev), a family they met on holiday.  Yelling at the screen and simmering in […]

February 10, 2024

Madame Frankenstein – Exploring Monstrosity in Female Frankenstein Films

In Frankenstein or, The Modern Prometheus (1818), author Mary Shelley once wrote, “There is something at work in my soul, which I do not understand”. It is an undeniably beautiful quote reminiscent of the delicate nature of the soul that speaks to the fragileness within humanity; it paints pictures of pale pinks and cotton with […]

September 15, 2023

The Ultimate Guide to Dead Northern Horror Film Festival 2023

Here’s your guide to every screening, event and dark delight at this years Dead Northern Horror and Fantasy Film Festival 2023! Friday – 29th September As you join the queue in to the city screen with your fellow horror lovers, check in at our front desk with Josh, Gareth and Dave and grab your festival […]

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