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- What I Learned from Stephen King: ‘Christine’ & The Roads Traveled
- Five of the Most Creative Monsters
- Why Sound Design in Horror Gaming Matters
- Jaws-Inspired Summer Reading: Part One
- Five of the Most Valuable Horror Toys Ever Released
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This poignant column by Blu Gilliand over at Cemetery Dance Online looks at Stephen King’s Christine, and a recent tragedy.
Coming up with a new monster is difficult (probably why the lank-haired, dislocated-jaw ghost has appeared in more than eight-million films since the turn of the century) but here are five completely original monsters in a list compiled over at Tor.
This brief article over at Cinema Blend looks at the importance of sound design in horror videogames.
A slew of aquatic-horror fiction and films followed in the wake of Peter Benchley’s/Steven Spielberg’s Jaws, and in this article, Dread Central picks out some of the better ones for your summer reading pleasure. Just stay on the beach.
Collectors will want to get their hands on some of these valuable gems, as Blumhouse looks at five of the most precious horror toys ever released.
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