«

»

5 Must Read Horror Articles 3 February 2014

alienash

Welcome, once again, to Must Read Horror. You want great horror articles? This is the place to find the best the web has to offer. This week:

For more articles like this, please follow @thisishorror on Twitter.

Author Tim Lebbon’s Top Ten Alien Moments

Even if you’ve been in hypersleep for half a century, you will be familiar with the Alien franchise. From Ridley Scott’s 1979 classic to the much-maligned Alien: Resurrection (we’re not counting Prometheus or the AvP series) there are so many great moments to choose from, and that’s exactly what Tim Lebbon, author of the recently released Alien: Out of the Shadows, has done over at Dread Central.

6 Iconic Horror Characters With Almost No Screen Time

If you add together the minutes in which a vampire of werewolf is on screen in the Twilight series, it amounts to about 658 years (bloody feels like it!), but there are celebrated horror characters out there with barely enough time on screen to warrant an IMDB credit. This article from Horrormovies.ca selects six of these elusive heroes in an article that will probably take you longer to read than the minutes they shared in front of a camera combined.

Invasion of the Body Snatchers: An American Commentary

One of the greatest remakes ever, and featuring an ending that still gives me chills thanks to Donald Sutherland’s creepy-ass scream, Philip Kaufman’s 1978 pod-bursting nightmare Invasion of the Body Snatchers has every right to be rejoiced amongst the horror community, and it’s discussed in great length in this article over at The Artifice.

The Survival of Horror

One for the gamers now, and in recent years the genre known as Survival Horror has failed to capture the minds and hearts of those that once spent year after year stalking endless corridors in search of a medipak. So what can possibly be done to revive this failing genre? Gaming Lives asks this question, and many more.

When Edgar Allan Poe Needed to Get Away, He Went to the Bronx

…and started taking phone-calls for Paulie, but then Joe Pesci and Robert DeNiro came along, and…no, that’s the plot of Goodfellas. So what was the author of The Raven doing in the Bronx? Find out in this article from Smithsonian.

ADAM MILLARD


Support This Is Horror Podcast on Patreon

  • For $1 you get early bird access to all our podcasts and can submit questions to guests.
  • For $3 you get exclusive story craft episodes.
  • For $4 you get the full interview, no two-parters.

The best way to support This Is Horror is via Patreon. How much will you pledge? Go on. Be awesome.

Support This Is Horror on Patreon

Visit our Patreon page and pledge to the This Is Horror Podcast today. 

This Is Horror Books

Head on over to the This Is Horror Shop to see the books we have available. We have a special offer on All Four Year One Books—JUST £10!

This Is Horror Books on Kindle Unlimited and Amazon

Subscribe, Rate and Review on iTunes!

Help the Podcast, spread the word: subscribe, rate and review on iTunes UK, iTunes US or your country’s iTunes.

Amazon Affiliates

Support us by shopping through our Amazon Affiliate links: Amazon UK and Amazon US.

Want a free horror eBook?

What_is_horror_ebook

Subscribe for the latest horror news and to find out about new This Is Horror products, podcasts, books, and all that good stuff ahead of the crowd. What have got to lose? I guess, nothing really, you could unsubscribe any time. I mean, technically you could just grab the free eBook and run. That'd be it. Easy. But don't do that. Stick around. You might like it here.

We won't send spam, just great horror content. Powered by ConvertKit

Permanent link to this article: http://www.thisishorror.co.uk/5-read-horror-articles-3-february-2014/

Leave a Reply

%d bloggers like this: