5 Must Read Horror Articles 20 April 2015


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The Eeriness of the English Countryside

In this article, The Guardian looks at why authors are so enamoured of the English countryside, other than dead badgers and horse shit.

The Impact of It Follows: What Makes a Good Horror Film?

With the critical acclaim still coming in for David Robert Mitchell’s It Follows, The DePaulia asks what makes a good horror film?

Five Books About Backwoods Horror

In this article, Tor looks at five of the best book about backwoods horror.

The Birth of the Vampyre: Dracula and Mythology in Early Modern Europe

Vampires have been around longer than Bruce Forsyth (Brucie was actually Vlad’s first protégé, though don’t quote me on that). To find out a little bit more about the mythology of European vampires, check out this article from Oxford University Press.

Toys of Terror #49

Fangoria’s Toys of Terror continues with a look at a 1:4 statue of Sil from Species, a 1:4 scale Merle Dixon Zombie Statue, and the 7” Freddy Krueger from NECA to celebrate the franchise’s thirtieth anniversary.


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