Sarah Dobbs

Sarah is a freelance writer and editor. She loves horror movies, unusual storytelling techniques, and smoking jackets. Ask her about the Saw movies. Go on, ask.

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Recent articles by Sarah Dobbs

The Mortal Instruments: what we want from the TV show

Sarah Dobbs Feature Feb 18, 2015

The Mortal Instruments' film’s sequel might’ve been cancelled, but could a TV show deliver everything we want?

Scream: ranking the movies in order of quality

Sarah Dobbs Feature Feb 16, 2015

Which is the scariest Scream of them all? We’ve put the satirical, postmodern slasher series in order…

Leigh Janiak interview: Honeymoon, body horror, and shooting in the rain

Sarah Dobbs Interview Feb 5, 2015

Sarah talks to the director of Honeymoon about Cronenberg, pregnancy horror, and inevitably, Jason Statham...

How new horror movies use cameras to creep you out

Sarah Dobbs Feature Jan 12, 2015

‘Found footage’ used to be shorthand for ‘truth’, but since we got wise to the trick, horror movies are starting to move on…

Christian Kane interview: Angel, The Librarians, Statham

Sarah Dobbs Interview Dec 8, 2014

Sarah chats to Angel's Christian Kane about new Syfy show The Librarians, Joss Whedon, Jason Statham and more...

A short history of creepy dolls in the movies

Sarah Dobbs Odd List Nov 20, 2014

With their blank eyes and stupid smiling mouths, it’s easy to imagine dolls have evil motives. Sarah runs down the creepiest movie dolls

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 review

Sarah Dobbs Review Nov 11, 2014

Mockingjay Part 1 marks the beginning of the end of the Hunger Games saga. Does cutting the book in two harm the story? Sarah finds out...

Looking back at Hocus Pocus

Sarah Dobbs Feature Oct 28, 2014

Hocus Pocus was strongly criticised on its original release. But why has it endeared as a Halloween favourite? Sarah revisits the film...

Annabelle review

Sarah Dobbs Review Oct 10, 2014

The Conjuring’s creepy doll gets her own spin-off movie in the form of Annabelle, but it is worth watching?

How Saw changed the Halloween release schedule

Sarah Dobbs Feature Oct 10, 2014

This Halloween marks the 10 year anniversary of the release of the first Saw movie. Sarah looks back to see how things have changed

Revisiting Robert Zemeckis' Death Becomes Her

Sarah Dobbs Feature Oct 9, 2014

Bruce Willis, Goldie Hawn and Meryl Streep starred in Robert Zemeckis' Death Becomes Her. Anyone else share our love for it?

Looking back at the Amityville Horror franchise

Sarah Dobbs Feature Oct 1, 2014

Sarah looks back at the Amityville films, and finds a lot of scary things, not all of which were intentional…

Things to be wary of when your other half is a zombie

Sarah Dobbs Feature Sep 26, 2014

As Life After Beth proves, the dating world is tough enough at the best of times. But when your crush is undead? Yikes...

Rainbow Rowell interview: Landline, fangirls, the internet

Sarah Dobbs Interview Jul 22, 2014

Sarah chats to Fangirl and Eleanor & Park author Rainbow Rowell about geekdom, romance, YA, and her new novel, Landline...

1990s teen movies you'll remember - and some you won't

Sarah Dobbs Feature Jun 13, 2014

What makes a classic? Sarah digs into the ‘90s teen genre to find the difference between an iconic movie and a forgotten one...

Jack Thorne interview: adapting Let The Right One In for the stage

Sarah Dobbs Interview May 6, 2014

We talked to writer Jack Thorne about adapting a much-loved book, trees, and the nature of romance...

Designing the Amazing Spider-Man costumes

Sarah Dobbs Interview Apr 16, 2014

We talked to costume designer Deborah Lynn Scott about designing the new Spider-suit, creating Electro, and tie-dye...

7 reasons to be optimistic about a Scream TV series

Sarah Dobbs Feature Apr 14, 2014

Sarah argues that MTV's Scream TV pilot could be a great addition to the franchise...

Wes Bentley interview: Pioneer, Weirdsville, and beards

Sarah Dobbs Interview Apr 9, 2014

We caught up with Wes Bentley to chat about his new projects, including Pioneer and Interstellar. We also talked about beards. And Statham.

The cast of Garth Marenghi's Darkplace: 10 years on

Sarah Dobbs Feature Apr 3, 2014

What have Matthew Holness, Richard Ayoade, Alice Lowe and Matt Berry been up to in the decade since Garth Marenghi's Darkplace?

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