Welcome to Must Read Horror, where we search the internet for the best horror articles of the week so you don’t have to. Without further ado:
- Inside The American Genre Film Archive’s Battle to Protect Cannibals from Time and Decay
- Daria Nicolodi, Unsung Hero of Italian Horror
- Why are Students Drawn to Horror?
- 10 Young Adult Horror Novels that Should be Made into Movies Right Now!
- Face-Off: Phantoms vs. Hellraiser: Hellworld
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In this article, iDigitalTimes looks into how The American Genre Film Archive, and film archivists in general, have saved such films as Cannibal Ferox from almost certain extinction.
The Daily Dead explains how Daria Nicoladi, a frequent collaborator of Dario Argento, helped shape Italian horror, both in front of the camera and behind it.
In this article over at Times Higher Education, professor of history Robert Zaretsky ponders that age-old question. Why are students drawn to horror?
There are a lot of great horror books out there for our young adults, but which should be adapted for the big screen? These ten, according to Blumhouse.
For no other reason than the fact this week sees the release of Bats Vs Supes, Arrow in the Head pits Phantoms (“Ben Affleck was the bomb in Phantoms”) against Hellraiser: Hellworld (Henry Cavill long before Russell Crowe popped him into a spiky giant butt-plug and sent him to earth). Who will win? Probably neither.
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