Features

JumpCut’s Top 50 of the Decade

The JumpCut team are reflecting back on the decade we just waved goodbye to and have come together to vote for their Top 50 films of the last decade. The team each compiled their own list of 50 films and, following a points based system…

Articles, Features, Films

What Makes The Perfect Paranormal Horror?

In its essence, paranormal horror aims to scare us shitless and toy with that crippling fear we have of the unexplained. Whether it’s shot found-footage style or dramatically cinematic, live-action tales of ghosts and ghouls are naturally frightening because accounts of their malice exist in…

Film Reviews, Films, Latest

REVIEW: Midsommar (2019)

A ruthless air of disquietude pervades Ari Aster’s works; whether it be the taboo-shattering relationship at the core of The Strange Thing About The Johnsons, or the inexorable, chest-clutching dread of Hereditary post-lamppost. He has a knack for excavating the soul, it seems. Aster is…

Film Trailers, Films

A24 Drop New ‘Midsommar’ Trailer

  “A couple travel to Sweden to visit their friend’s rural hometown for its fabled midsummer festival, but what begins as an idyllic retreat quickly devolves into an increasingly violent and bizarre competition at the hands of a pagan cult.” Directed by: Ari Aster Cast:…

Features

JUMPCUT’s Top 10 Films Of 2018

As our 2018 movie window closes, and another one for 2019 is ready to burst open. Taking a look back over the last 12 months of film and remembering all those big blockbusters, indie treasures and specialist cinema debuts are one thing, but narrowing them…

Film Reviews

JUMPSCARECUT: Hereditary (2018)

The finest horror film ever made. The aura around the release of Hereditary earlier this year was a very curious beast. Billboards and posters were emblazoned with a very dangerous quote, “This generation’s The Exorcist”. A comparison to what is, widely regarded as, the scariest…

Film Reviews, Horror, Mystery

REVIEW: Hereditary (2018)

A24, the production company that can seemingly do no wrong lately, are back with another unique horror that has gripped the world. Following successful releases like ‘The VVitch’ and ‘It Comes At Night’, ‘Hereditary’ arrives with hype and then some. It premiered at Sundance Film Festival back…