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The Haunting of Drearcliff Grange School

The Haunting of Drearcliff Grange School

My new novel is out from Titan Books in the US and the UK.

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  • My notes on Babysitter Wanted. (more…)
  • My notes on Surrogates. (more…)
  • My notes on Studs Lonigan. (more…)
  • My notes on Blood Feast 2 All U Can Eat. (more…)
  • My notes on Ikisudama (aka Shadow of the Wraith or Campus Ghost Stories) (more…)
  • My notes on The Ghost Writer (more…)
  • My notes on Solomon Kane (2009) (more…)
  • My notes on Blood Creek (more…)
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  • My notes on After We Leave, which screened at SciFi London (more…)
  • Notes on Orson Welles' 1938 adaptation of Dracula. (more…)
  • My notes on Rocketman (more…)
  • My notes on The Pyx (aka La Lunule, The Hooker Cult Murders) (more…)
  • My notes on El Fantasma de la Casa Roja (The Phantom in the Red House) (more…)
  • My notes on Book of Blood. (more…)
  • My notes on Hausu. (more…)
  • My notes on The Phantom of Paris. (more…)
  • My notes on The Bad Lieutenant Port of Call New Orleans (2009) (more…)
  • My notes on Axcellerator, which screened at SciFi London (more…)
  • My notes on Shed of the Dead, which screened at SciFi London (more…)
  • My notes on Fonotune: An Electric Fairytale, which screened at SciFi London (more…)
  • My notes on Black Flowers, which screened at SciFi London (more…)
  • My notes on After the Lethargy, which screened at SciFi London. (more…)
  • My notes on In the Electric Mist. (more…)
  • My notes on The Condemned (more…)
  • My notes on The Killer Inside Me. (more…)
  • My notes on Alfred Hitchcock's The Pleasure Garden. (more…)
  • My notes on Alfred Hitchcock's silent film Downhill. (more…)
  • My notes on Toy Story 3 (more…)
  • My notes on 13 HRS (aka Night Wolf) (more…)
  • My 2010 notes on Sprski Film (A Serbian Film), transferred from Facebook - along with a lengthy forum discussion. (more…)
  • My notes on John Wick Chapter 3 Parabellum (more…)
  • My notes on The Ghost of Sierra de Cobre/The Haunted, now out on US BluRay from Kino Lorber. (more…)
  • My notes on High Life. (more…)
  • My notes on Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile, which opens in the UK on May 3. (more…)
  • My Sight & Sound review of Avengers Endgame is online.
  • My notes on Look Away, on UK VOD from April 15. (more…)
  • My notes on Dragged Across Concrete, which opens in the UK April 19. (more…)
  • My notes on Once Upon a Time in London (more…)
  • My Sight & Sound review of Hellboy is online.
  • Here's the Martin Stiff cover for my next novel, due out from Titan this autumn.  It's a hundred-years-later follow-up to Anno Dracula One Thousand Monsters, which you've still got time to read before the new book is published.
  • My notes on Greta, opening on April 18. (more…)
  • I've written a piece for The Guardian about the Peppa Pig Nightmare Incident.
  • My notes on Feral, which had its world premiere at the Sarasota Film Festival. (more…)
  • My notes on The Haunting of Sharon Tate, out now in the US. (more…)
  • My first Warhammer novel, Drachenfels, is being reissued.  Here's an interview with me looking back at my work as Jack Yeovil.
  • My notes on Terror 5, an Argentinian horror film out on US digital platforms April 2. (more…)
  • My Empire review of Shazam! is online. And so is my Sight & Sound review.
  • My notes on Tangent Room, now out on US digital platforms (more…)
  • My notes (slightly spoilery) on Us (more…)