All posts by James Gracey

James is the author of Dario Argento (Kamera Books) and a monograph on The Company of Wolves (Devil’s Advocates). He contributes to Diabolique, and has also written for Paracinema, Film Ireland, Eye for Film, Little White Lies and The Quietus.

Landmine Goes Click

An almost perfect exercise in queasy tension, but would benefit from a tighter script and better characterisation.

/ March 2, 2016

The X-Files FAQ

The X-Files FAQ is an enriching and accessible exploration of one of television’s most imaginative and popular shows.

/ February 29, 2016

Frankenstein (2015)

Bernard Rose’s Frankenstein is a compelling and thought-provoking yarn that retains an air of unpredictability.

/ February 22, 2016

Navy SEALS vs. Zombies

With its pallid execution and rudimentary story, Navy SEALS vs. Zombies is a highly unremarkable film indeed.

/ February 12, 2016

Sound is Half the Picture

Talking the effectiveness of aural terror with award-winning sound designer and composer Alan Howarth.

/ October 29, 2015

The Blair Witch Project (Devil’s Advocates)

Successfully posits the film as one of the most influential titles in horror cinema history.

/ July 30, 2015