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…

Subverting Genre: Peter Strickland In Film

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Peter Strickland has forged a career from a desire to reconfigure whichever genre he works in. In this essay for Horrified, Graham Williamson discusses the British director’s work…​

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God Rest Ye, Bloody Gentlemen

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With the festive season upon us, what better way to celebrate than with MJ Simpson’s curated selection of British Christmas horror? There’s one each for the 12 days of Christmas, so plenty to add to your yuletide watchlist…

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The Darling Buds of Slay

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The most celebrated of ‘serious’ British directors have taken detours into horror over the years, often producing some of the most thoughtful, nuanced and impactful genre highlights committed to celluloid. Matt Rogerson takes a look at the UK’s long lineage of cinema darlings who turned to the darkest of genres…​

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