Cyber horror now a reality

AUSTRALIAN audiences have tended to stay shy of horror films, or genre films in general.

Last year’s award-winning The Babadook and the very impressive Predestination were largely ignored by cinema-goers here and by the time they received acclaim overseas it was too late. What is wrong with a good horror film, a chilling thriller? Part of the enjoyment of going into a darkened cinema is the occasional experience of your heart rate going into the stratosphere, your hands becoming sweaty with tension and the sheer relief when you walk out