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 Underrated Horror Films From The 1970s
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The word ‘opera’ is, for some, enough to elicit a feeling of fear and dread, but what if its contents only added to that sense of utter terror? In this article, Funzine look at some of the scariest horror operas of all time.
Found-Footage. You either love it, or you don’t. But you do have to accept that, when done right, it can be effective. Here, Bloody Disgusting looks at some of the shaky-cam game-changers.
Why do we love being scared? Why? Why? WHY? It’s not right! It’s not natural, is it? Why do we do this to ourselves? Are we insaaaaaaaaaane? Ahem…this article from Wales Online looks into it.
Fangoria’s Toys of Terror looks at the Elvira: Mistress of the Dark 1:8 model from Moebius and Morbid Enterprises’ Animated Baby Wolfboy.
Plenty of fantastic horror came out in the 70s, but some of it is often overlooked in favour of The Exorcist, The Omen, and Halloween. In this article, Taste of Cinema looks at some of the most underrated films from the 1970s.
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