- Uncanny: a Brief History of a Disturbed Word
- The Dreadful Ten: Camilla’s Top Ten Forgotten Australian Horrors
- It Follows Just Revolutionised The Slasher Movie
- Alien 5 is hatching, but what can we expect from Neill Blomkamp?
- King For A Year: Thinner
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Weird Fiction Review look into the history of the word ‘uncanny’ as it relates to supernatural fiction, Freudian strangeness and superstition.
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.
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.
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.
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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