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The Creative Issue – News for Creatives | October 20, 2020

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Streaming’s A Scream: Shudder Launches In Australia

August 19, 2020 |

Horror streaming service Shudder has finally brought its terrifying catalogue to Australian screens.

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REVIEW: The Vigil

August 7, 2020 |

In his feature film debut, Keith Thomas gives horror fans an unnerving lesson in Jewish theology.

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REVIEW: A Colour Out of Space

May 18, 2020 |

Based on H.P. Lovecraft’s short story The Colour Out of Space, Richard Stanley’s similarly titled film, Color Out of Space, delivers Lovecraftian horror with stunning visuals and a modern setting.

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Oz Comic Con – Luke Baines talks what it’s like to play villains and serial killers

September 19, 2019 |

This year’s Brisbane Oz Comic Con follows last year’s success with Shadowhunter guests. Instead of the heroes, we have the villain – Jonathan Morgenstern. We chat with Baines as he describes what it was like playing a villain

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A HORRORfying End To BrisFest

October 1, 2018 |

What do you love about the good old horror genre? Is it the spine-tingling sensation that you get when faced with the opening strains of the soundtrack’s soft strings, pervading your very core? Read More

The Mermaid’s Tail

September 22, 2018 |

The fairy tales of Brothers Grimm have taken a dive into the poisoned ocean and fished up a trove of short stories about the threat of toxic mermaids.
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Horror in today’s cinema

June 29, 2016 |

In the days of films like The Exorcist (1973) and Poltergeist (1982), the horror genre had a respectable reputation. Helmed by talented screenwriters and directors, the films weren’t just there for a cheap thrill, and were easily capable of matching the quality of other critically acclaimed movies. Today, it seems, quality has been traded in for reboots and repetition. Read More

Nightmare at Mount Cotton: Horror Movie Campout 2016

June 1, 2016 |

In September, horror will arrive at Mount Cotton for a three day event of monsters, mazes and video nasties.  Read More

Mick Taylor meets his match in Stan’s ‘Wolf Creek’

May 25, 2016 |

Australian streaming service Stan released their second original six-part series, Wolf Creek, last week, and since then the series has already been viewed half a million times, making it Stan’s most popular release yet. Read More

Green Room: The Unexpected Horror

May 13, 2016 |

Add John Carpenter’s Original Assault on Precinct 13 with The Decline of Western Civilisation Part 1, throw in some neo-nazis; and you got yourself a surprisingly fantastic contemporary horror thriller.  Read More

Emily Joy On Australia’s Most Mysterious Film

March 29, 2016 |

In the space of a year Emily Joy will be seen on the big screen running away from a mysterious monster, filming an exciting new sci-thriller and making people laugh through her stand up routines. Are you feeling lazy yet?

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What Went We Out Into This Wilderness To Find? – ‘The Witch’ Review

March 8, 2016 |

After receiving critical acclaim and walking away with an award for Best Directing at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, it comes as no surprise that “The Witch” is a triumph of its genre. Read More

FREE PIZZA: Knock Knock Review

December 14, 2015 |

“It was FREE PIZZA! Free fuckin’ pizza!”

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