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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The Hunger Games review

The Hunger Games
Sarah Dobbs Review Mar 15, 2012

Against significant odds, The Hunger Games is a strong sci-fi movie, a strong teen film, and a strong piece of blockbuster entertainment. Here's our review.

The Cabin In The Woods review

Sarah Dobbs Review Mar 8, 2012

Is Joss Whedon's The Cabin In The Woods the best horror movie in years? Quite possibly. Here's Sarah's review of a perfectly constructed shocker...

52 films unfairly rated lower than 6 stars on the IMDb

Sarah Dobbs News Feb 23, 2012

Democracy is a flawed concept. Here are 50 films that the IMDb voters would unfairly have you believe are worth no more than 5.9/10…

Why we need more directors like Neveldine and Taylor

Sarah Dobbs News Feb 17, 2012

With Ghost Rider: Spirit Of Vengeance out now in cinemas, Sarah provides an appreciation of filmmaking duo Neveldine and Taylor...

Mark Neveldine interview: Ghost Rider: Spirit Of Vengeance, flaming skulls, and breaking Marvel’s rules

Sarah Dobbs Interview Feb 10, 2012

In anticipation of Ghost Rider: Spirit Of Vengeance, we had a chat to Mark Neveldine, one half of the writing/directing team who brought you Crank…

Looking back at the Buffy The Vampire Slayer movie

Sarah Dobbs News Jan 6, 2012

Before Sarah Michelle Gellar, there was Kristy Swanson as Buffy The Vampire Slayer. Sarah looks back at an unfairly forgotten 90s film…

The 25 best horror movies you’ve never seen

Sarah Dobbs Odd List Jan 4, 2012

Fancy a scare of the unfamiliar variety? Then check out some of the finest horror movies you've never seen...

Why Final Destination is the scariest horror movie franchise of them all

Sarah Dobbs News Sep 1, 2011

With Final Destination 5 out now in cinemas, Sarah explains why the successful horror franchise is the most frightening you’ll ever watch…

Looking back at Ghost World

Sarah Dobbs News Jul 19, 2011

Daniel Clowes’ cult comic about a pair of quirky teenagers teetering on the brink of adulthood made the transition to the silver screen ten years ago. Sarah looks back at Ghost World…

Insidious: putting the fun back into horror?

Sarah Dobbs News Apr 15, 2011

Could Insidious have remembered what many recent horror movies have forgotten, wonders Sarah?

The Dracula Dossier by James Reese review

The Dracula Dossier
Sarah Dobbs Review Nov 4, 2008

Dracula creator Bram Stoker himself gets fictionalised in this new wrinkle on vampire yarns...

Chocolate DVD review

Sarah Dobbs Review Oct 21, 2008

Sarah's very impressed with JeeJa Yanin - the 'new Tony Jaa' - in Prachya Pinkaew's latest martial arts outing…

One Missed Call DVD review

One Missed Call. Might be worth a rental..
Sarah Dobbs Review Sep 30, 2008

Trying to make technology scary, One Missed Call is a remake too far...

The Gravedancers DVD review

The Gravedancers. Er, not very good.
Sarah Dobbs Review Sep 3, 2008

The horror movie DVD dungeon has another inmate. But with The Gravedancers, they should throw away the key...

Would banning popcorn make cinemas better?

Easy to eat, easy to clean up, not too noisy...but a bit 'common'...?
Sarah Dobbs News Aug 10, 2008

Quick answer: no, don't be so ridiculous. Apparently some cinemagoers don't agree... is popcorn really the problem, though?

Halloween: The First Death of Laurie Strode announced!

Sarah Dobbs News Aug 6, 2008

A new series of comics seeks to expand on the background of the popular Halloween horror movie franchise...

Is The Dark Knight cursed?

Is The Dark Knight cursed?
Sarah Dobbs News Aug 5, 2008

How much havoc and destruction must a film wreak in order to be considered cursed? And does the new Batman film qualify yet?

The Dark Knight is a 12A: BBFC stands by its decision

The interrogation scene in The Dark Knight was one source of controversy in establishing a UK rating...
Sarah Dobbs News Aug 5, 2008

MPs are all rushing to comment on The Dark Knight's controversial 12A rating. But the BBFC remains resolute...

The Grin of the Dark by Ramsey Campbell review

Too many clowns in Ramsey Campbell's latest...?
Sarah Dobbs Review Aug 5, 2008

Clowns are scary. It's obvious. But does Ramsey Campbell's take on this horror trope offer anything new - or even entertaining - to it...?

The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor review

The Mummy
Sarah Dobbs Review Aug 4, 2008

Deep and intellectual? Nah. Tangled morality and important political questions? Who needs that? Sarah says this is the perfect summer pick-me-up...