5 Must Read Horror Articles 5 March 2015

hero_itfollows1Welcome to Must Read Horror. The internet has been scoured once again for the week’s best horror articles, and the results are in:

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Uncanny: a Brief History of a Disturbed Word

Weird Fiction Review look into the history of the word ‘uncanny’ as it relates to supernatural fiction, Freudian strangeness and superstition.

The Dreadful Ten: Camilla’s Top Ten Forgotten Australian Horrors

Some hidden gems of Australian genre cinema are explored in this article from Fangoria, which takes in strange séances, vampires and a very sinister plumber.

It Follows Just Revolutionised The Slasher Movie

David Robert Mitchell’s indie slasher It Follows is out now, but it’s not just your average teen horror flick, taking its inspiration from MR James as much as Halloween. Grolsch Film Works looks into why this film is a welcome break from the norm.

Alien 5 is hatching, but what can we expect from Neill Blomkamp?

The internet has been abuzz all week with speculation about the forthcoming new Alien film from District 9 director Neill Blomkamp. This article from Dan’s Media Digest does a better job than most in summarising what we know so far.

King For A Year: Thinner

The King For A Year project aims to have 52 reviewers review 52 of Stephen King’s books throughout the course of 2015. This time, Donna Bond takes on the final ‘Bachman book’, Thinner.


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