Welcome to the Horrified Film page. Here, you’ll find writing including articles, essays, analysis, retrospectives, insights and love letters to everything British horror cinema…

Digging Through Horror on the London Underground

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In a companion piece to her absorbing exploration of The Thames and the horror film, Lauren Jane Barnett essays how London and its underground system are deeply intertwined, in life and cinema, from Quatermass and the Pit to Death Line and beyond…​

Of Dogs, Dreams and Doom: The Appointment (1981)

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Ray Newman examines Lindsey C. Vickers’ obscure 1981 British horror, The Appointment. Granted only a VHS release, the film is notable for being Vickers’ one and only feature-length film…​

‘Come and have a dance with Andy’: Exhibit A (2007)

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Dom Rotheroe’s EXHIBIT A (2007), isn’t often the first found-footage title that springs to mind, but Duncan Gates argues that it stands head and shoulders above a number of better-known contemporaries, in this piece for Horrified…​

The Beast Must Live!: The Beast Must Die (1974)

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Jonathan Clode recently discovered Amicus’s 1974 lycanthropic entry, The Beast Must Die. Despite being an avowed werewolf movie fan, he’d never before encountered Paul Annett’s film. Here are Jonathan’s thoughts…