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 dark origins of the Grimms' fairy tales

Sarah Dobbs Feature Jan 29, 2014

Every fairy tale ends with a happily ever after, right? Well, not to begin with, they didn’t…

Looking back at Atmosfear

Sarah Dobbs Feature Jan 14, 2014

A combination of video and board game, Atmosfear had players everywhere shouting at their tellies in the 90s. Sarah takes a look back...

The Hunger Games: the Mockingjay problem

Sarah Dobbs Feature Jan 6, 2014

The third Hunger Games book might be the hardest to adapt to the screen. Sarah looks at the reasons why...

Top 10 films of 2013: The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

Sarah Dobbs Feature Dec 24, 2013

This adaptation of a YA novel makes our top 10 list for its intelligence and heart, as Sarah explains

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, and Johanna Mason

Sarah Dobbs Feature Nov 25, 2013

A smaller character in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire is brought to life by actress Jena Malone. Sarah explains how she steals the show...

In Fear review

Sarah Dobbs Review Nov 14, 2013

A road trip takes a turn for the terrifying in Jeremy Lovering's In Fear. Here's Sarah's review of a flawed yet intense indie horror...

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire review

Sarah Dobbs Review Nov 12, 2013

Jennifer Lawrence is back as Katniss, in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire. Here's our review...

Mat Baynton and Jim Howick on Yonderland, Horrible Histories & more...

Sarah Dobbs Interview Nov 8, 2013

In the last of this week's chats with the cast and creators of Yonderland, here's Mat Baynton and Jim Howick...

Dan Renton-Skinner on Yonderland, Angelos Epithemiou & more...

Sarah Dobbs Interview Nov 7, 2013

Sarah chats to actor Dan Renton-Skinner, of Shooting Stars and now Yonderland, fame...

Simon Farnaby and Martha Howe-Douglas on Yonderland, Horrible Histories & more...

Sarah Dobbs Interview Nov 6, 2013

Sarah caught up with Simon Farnaby and Martha Howe-Douglas to talk Yonderland, Horrible Histories and Last of the Summer Wine...

Laurence Rickard and Ben Willbond on Yonderland, Horrible Histories & more...

Sarah Dobbs Interview Nov 5, 2013

Sarah chats to the cast and writers of Sky's new puppet fantasy comedy, Yonderland, from the creators of Horrible Histories...

The Wrong Mans episode 6 review

Sarah Dobbs Review Oct 29, 2013

The Wrong Mans goes out with a bang. Here’s Sarah’s review of the latest episode…

15 scary novels to give you the creeps

Sarah Dobbs Feature Oct 28, 2013

Fancy some creepy reading material this Halloween? We've got a whole list for you...

The Wrong Mans episode 5 review

Sarah Dobbs Review Oct 22, 2013

This week's fast-paced episode has brilliant writing, stunts, and plot developments. Can we have series 2 please, BBC?

The Wrong Mans episode 4 review

Sarah Dobbs Review Oct 15, 2013

The Wrong Mans continues to pack its thirty minutes with action and laughs. Here's Sarah's review of episode four...

The Wrong Mans episode 3 review

Sarah Dobbs Review Oct 8, 2013

Sarah finds plenty to admire in the third instalment of The Wrong Mans, feat. Mat Baynton and James Corden...

The Wrong Mans episode 2 review

Sarah Dobbs Review Oct 1, 2013

The Wrong Man loses some of its comedic shine in the second episode, but Sarah remains hopeful...

The Wrong Mans episode 1 review

Sarah Dobbs Review Sep 24, 2013

James Corden and Mat Baynton's great new BBC comedy has a touch of Hot Fuzz and Spaced about it. Here's Sarah's review...

Insidious: Chapter 2 review

Sarah Dobbs Review Sep 12, 2013

Can horror maestro James Wan match the quality of the first Insidious with Chapter 2? Not even close, Sarah laments...

What do we know about Sam Mendes' Penny Dreadful?

Sarah Dobbs Feature Aug 28, 2013

Sarah tots up what we know so far about Sam Mendes' 'psychosexual horror' series, Penny Dreadful, with Josh Hartnett and Eva Green...

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