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Revisiting Luigi’s Mansion: King Boo’s Debut

James Baker
Tonight’s the night where every house across the world becomes haunted until dawn. From vengeful vampires to the pernicious poltergeist, to Mario and Luigi tearing up your neighbourhood. Tonight is the perfect night to celebrate a Nintendo classic that spooked us when it began on the Nintendo Gamecube. Power up
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Games of Terror: The 40 Best Slasher Films (1970 – 1990)

Ricky D Fernandes
We present to you the best slasher films made between 1970-1990 split between four pages.
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‘Apostle’ Finds Its Own God to Fear

Christopher Cross
“The power of his resurrection lies in the touch of his sufferings” The above quote found on a fireplace at the beginning of Apostle is a great introduction to Gareth Evans’ newest religious folk-horror film. With false prophets, a religious cult, a living island, and more haunting imagery than you can shake
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‘Luigi’s Mansion’ – A Stunning Achievement That Would Also Make a Great Movie

Ricky D Fernandes
After being Mario’s sidekick for more than a decade, Luigi was finally given the chance to once again star in his own game. Luigi’s Mansion was a launch title for the GameCube, and the second title in the Mario franchise where Luigi is the main character, (the first, being Mario is Missing!). The game features some refreshing
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2018 London Film Festival: ‘The Ballad of Buster Scruggs’ is a Massive Disappointment

Redmond Bacon
'The Ballad of Buster Scruggs' leads me to think that the only reason Netflix and the Coen Brothers ditched the mini-series idea is that nobody would actually have the power to get to the finish line. It's the biggest disappointment of the year.
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150 Greatest Horror Movies of the 20th Century

Ricky D Fernandes
It is impossible to make a definitive list of the best horror films but what follows is a list of my personal 150 favorite horror films of the 20th century accompanied by a few special mentions.
Games Spotlight

Great Responsibility, Great Power: The Positive Power Fantasy of ‘Spider-Man’

Christopher Underwood
Since the birth of the Marvel Cinematic Universe comic books and their attendant cavalcade of costumed characters have attained a cultural presence and relevance that is probably beyond even Stan Lee's wildest dreams. As one of the most profitable and popular multi-media intellectual properties on the market, it has elevated
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TIFF 2018: ‘Hold the Dark’ Embraces the Necessity of Evil

Christopher Cross
'Hold the Dark' treads in evil more than most movies would dare, all the while keeping its earthy tones and convincing the audience that perhaps what we classify as evil is actually a natural way of life we’ve become accustomed to fear.
Reviews Spotlight 8.0

‘Life is Strange 2’ Episode 1 – “Roads” — A Sketch of Troubled Times

Mike Worby
Life is Strange 2 has arrived at last, a full 3 years after the premiere of the original series. Though it might appear very familiar with its faux youth dialogue and counter-culture influences, fans will probably find at least a few shocks along their way through the first episode: "Whatever Doesn't
Reviews Spotlight 9.0

‘Shadow of the Tomb Raider’: A Stunning Achievement and One of the Year’s Best

Ricky D Fernandes
Editor’s Note: This is the second of a two-part review. This portion focuses on the design and gameplay.  If there is one thing that has stood out about the recent Tomb Raider games, it is the exciting and dangerous foreign lands Lara Croft adventures through. After exploring the winter surroundings