News Round-up Week Ending 24 October

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  The Wicker Tree burns down UK TV On Saturday 22 November, Horror Channel will show the UK Premiere of Robin Hardy’s The Wicker Tree. The film boasts renowned actor Christopher Lee amongst its ranks, which tips its hat to the 1973 cult classic film, The Wicker Man. The plot follows two devout Christians, Beth …

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The Cutting Room: The Walking Dead Spin Off

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To herald the triumphant return of The Walking Dead for its fifth season, we’re taking a look ahead to another corner of that universe. The Walking Dead Spin Off The world has been overrun by the walking dead. Sean Cabrera and his teenage son Toby are thrown together with thirtysomething Nancy Thompkins, her teenage kids …

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Meet The Writer Interview: Stephen Kozeniewski

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Stephen Kozeniewski (pronounced “causin’ ooze key”) lives with his wife and two cats in Pennsylvania, the birthplace of the modern zombie. During his time as a Field Artillery officer, he served for three years in Oklahoma and one in Iraq, where due to what he assumes was a clerical error, he was awarded the Bronze …

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Look Out For…Revival by Stephen King and Zombie Apocalypse! Endgame by Stephen Jones

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Revival by Stephen King “When he’s firing on all cylinders there are few to match his storytelling abilities.” In a small New England town, over half a century ago, a shadow falls over a small boy playing with his toy soldiers. Jamie Morton looks up to see a striking man, the new minister. Charles Jacobs, …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 20 October 2014

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Welcome to Must Read Horror. The internet has been scoured once again for the week’s best horror articles, and the results are in: The Scariest Horror Operas of All Time 20 Landmarks of Found-Footage Horror! Horror Movies Are a Hit – But Why Do We Love Being Scared? Toys of Terror #26 The 30 Most …

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Film Review: White Settlers (2014)

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“White Settlers is one of the best British horror films in a long time, and you should go and see it.” It’s been four years since the release of Simeon Halligan’s first film, Splintered, and White Settlers is proof that he put the intervening time to good use.  Splintered was an uneven, intermittently effective but …

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News Round-up Week Ending 17 October

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Aickman’s Heirs Undertow Books have announced the release of the aptly named, weird fiction anthology Aickman’s Heirs. The book, set for release in Spring 2015, is composed of weird fiction short stories in the style of late author Robert Aickman, and will be edited by Simon Strantzas. As a prominent weird fiction writer, Strantzas has …

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The Cutting Room: Mercy and A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night

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Mercy When two young boys move with their mother to a decrepit farmhouse to look after their dying grandmother, they discover that there are dark forces at work. As they begin to suspect that their Gramma Mercy may have encountered an evil spirit they find themselves fighting for their lives. Why we’re looking forward to …

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Meet The Writer Interview: Emily Goodwin

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Emily Goodwin is an international bestselling author of nine titles, in genres ranging from romance to horror. Emily’s Contagium Series won awards for best horror series, best kick-ass female lead, best gore, best zombies, and best series at the Contagious Reads 2014 Horror Con. Emily resides in Indiana with her husband, daughter, dog, and horses. …

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Look Out For… No One Gets Out Alive by Adam Nevill and The Mammoth Book Of Best New Horror 25

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Look Out For… No One Gets Out Alive by Adam Nevill “No One Gets Out Alive is likely to be one of the biggest horror releases of the year.” Cash-strapped, working for temping agencies and living in shared accommodation, Stephanie Booth feels she can fall no further. So when she takes a new room at the …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 13 October 2014

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Welcome, once again, to Must Read Horror. You want great horror articles? This is the place to find the best the web has to offer. This week: The Beginner’s Guide to Italian Exploitation Cinema The Four-rror! The Phenomenon of Horror Part 4s How Freddy Krueger Started Our Cinematic Nightmare Top 9 Frozen Features in Horror …

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News Round-up Week Ending 10 October

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Twin Peaks Returns 25 years on, David Lynch has announced that Twin Peaks is returning to warp our minds. The series will be aired on ShowTime in 2016 and will be written and produced by Lynch and Mark Frost. As all of the details reveal themselves, This Is Horror will bring them to you. SeaCon1 …

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