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Tom Atkinson

Tom is one of the editors at Love Horror. He has been watching horror for a worryingly long time, starting on the Universal Monsters and progressing through the Carpenter classics. He has a soft-spot for eighties horror.More

Zombies

Dead Snow (2009)

Dead Snow has been given a lot of exposure. Lots of hype leads to high expectations. And surely, when it comes to zombie-nazis, those expectations will ultimately be met. But there have been a lot of zombie films recently. And there is plenty more to come, with Zombieland and others on their way. Have we […]Read More

Psycho

Sleepless (2001)

Dario Argento is a man who needs little introduction. A master of giallo and lover of bloody violence, his more recent efforts have been criticised. However, it remains that if ‘Italian’ and ‘horror’ are mentioned in the same sentence, his name is usually at the beginning of that sentence. So, what of this re-released feature, […]Read More

Ghosts

Haunted Echoes (2008)

A married couple struggle to overcome the brutal murder of their daughter, and end up moving to an old house which used to belong to an ‘old, crazy witch’ in an attempt to re-build their lives. However, the move does quite the opposite as they are soon visited by the ghost of a girl who […]Read More

Ghosts Psycho

The Shining (1980)

MadWomanInTheAttic: This is the real deal. From the opening sequence of the car driving further and further into remote landscape The Shining exerts its power over you. On the surface is a fairly simple narrative: man takes job as winter caretaker at a huge and isolated country hotel in order to get some writing done, […]Read More

Ghosts

Ghostbusters (1984)

“Ghostbusters isn’t a horror film” I can hear voices out there cry. Well, okay, it’s not scary as such, but when we were offered the opportunity to review this classic movie – now released in glorious high definition – we just couldn’t turn it down. Besides, think about the story. New York is consumed with […]Read More