The Smuggler With Nerves Of Steel

Here’s something to make any arachnophobe shudder. A British pet shop owner has been caught attempting to smuggle one thousand tarantulas out of Brazil in his suitcases. He was caught after the X-Ray machine operator noticed ‘something suspicious’ – that’ll be the wriggling, crawling, seething nightmare in his bag instead of socks and a laptop, […]

A Christmas Carol: Ghost Or Horror Story?

Judging by the new version of Dicken’s A Christmas Carol, it’s a horror story. Once again, director Robert Zemeckis has opted for motion capture or performance capture as it now seems to be called, providing viewers with creepy Madame Tussauds-style mannequins instead of actors. The dead eyes and exaggerated features recall victorian caricatures, but the […]