Review: Blair Witch (2016)

If you go down to the woods today you’re in for a terrible surprise… 

When my local cinema advertised the chance to see a yet-to-be-released and unnamed horror movie for just £5 I jumped at the chance. In my gut, I knew it was going to be either Ouija: Origin of Evil or Blair Witch and I did a little fist pump of joy when the Blair Witch title came up on the screen. Continue reading Review: Blair Witch (2016)

Book Review: Abominable Science

abominable scienceAbominable Science! authored by Daniel Loxton and Donald Prothero is one of those books that comes along and makes the world a better place. A rare treat that you didn’t know you needed until you had it in your hands.

The combination of good research, good references and an honest, open-minded yet critical outlook turns Abominable Science! into a must-have for anybody with a passing interest in monsters and strange creatures.  Continue reading Book Review: Abominable Science

Review: An Honest Liar

The 2014 documentary An Honest Liar cleverly intertwines the personal story of James Randi with the public adventures and achievements of James “The Amazing” Randi in a way that is simple-yet-brutal with the message it delivers; Randi is a man who has achieved truly great feats in his lifetime, but he is a human and has his own flaws. This shouldn’t detract from what he has achieved and what he has inspired. It should, in fact, encourage us. Continue reading Review: An Honest Liar

Most Haunted Is Scary And Here’s Why

On Thursday evening at 10pm I sat down to watch the return of Most Haunted. My intention was to tweet along with the show and counter any pseudo-scientific claims that they made during the broadcast, and yet I need not have bothered. There was no use of EMF Meters, laser grid pens, thermal imaging equipment, dictaphones or thermometers throughout the whole show. The most “exciting” things to occur were a “strange” humming noise that totally wasn’t a team member (honest), and a roll of cable tape that mysteriously followed the team around the building before vanishing at random moments. No, really… Continue reading Most Haunted Is Scary And Here’s Why