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Halloween Movie Reviews

With Halloween just around the corner, why not get in the spirit with our top scary movie picks this week? By John F. Triplow.

Written by High Life North
Published 30.10.2020

By John Triplow

The Invisible Man (2020)

Although the unseen-prowler-stalks-ex-girlfriend concept may seem a little overdone nowadays, this modern revamp of the invisible man tale does anything but disappoint. Filled with suspense, scares, plot twists and featuring a strong performance by Elisabeth Moss, this movie should keep even the hardest-to-please scary movie fans gripped this Halloween.

Clown (2014)

Directed by horror guru Eli Roth, this bizarre film centres around a father who stumbles across a cursed clown outfit – and soon regrets it! If you can get past the cheesy premise of Clown’s plot and allow yourself to tap into its darker, creepier undertones you just might find this flick as unnerving as we did.

The Lost Boys (1987)

With shows like Netflix’s Stranger Things bringing back a strong retro vibe of late, it’s only right that we do too. Arguably the greatest vampire movie of all time, The Lost Boys’ witty, dark humour, cool setting and fantastic soundtrack is precisely why this cult classic is still a worthy watch over thirty years on. If you haven’t seen it already, what you waiting for?


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