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Look Out For … Nights of the Living Dead edited by Jonathan Maberry and George A Romero

Look Out For … Nights of the Living Dead edited by Jonathan Maberry and George A Romero “It’s with a reflective mood that we’re looking forward to seeing what some of the genres finest writers are bringing to the very start of Romero’s legacy” In 1968 the world experienced a brand new kind of terror …

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In Memoriam: George A. Romero, Father of the Zombie Film

Legendary film director George Andrew Romero, more commonly known as George A. Romero, passed away July 16th, 2017, after a short battle with lung cancer. He was 77 years old, and was considered by many as the Father of the Zombie Film. Beginning with directing commercials and a few short films, it wasn’t until his …

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Searchlight: Alien: The Archive

With all the focus on the latest film in the series, Alien: Covenant, it’s probably a good time to revisit the original Alien films. Alien: The Archive—The Ultimate Guide to the Classic Movies is an excellent resource to get your xenomorph fix on. Covering the first four films, this coffee table art book delivers the …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 17 Jul 2017

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: Dead by Daylight Celebrates ‘Halloween’ in August Eight Genius, Overlooked Moments in Classic Horror Movies Why Hellraiser II is a Surrealist Nightmare Director Andy Muschietti Talks R-Rated IT Alien …

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Look Out For … Final Girls by Riley Sager

Look Out For … Final Girls by Riley Sager “Once the credits start to roll and we leave the final girl bloodied, bruised but alive, what happens next?” Each girl survived an unthinkable horror. Now someone wants them dead… They were the victims of separate tragedies. Three strangers bound by similar traumas grouped together by …

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Searchlight: The Nightmare

Rodney Ascher’s 2015 documentary The Nightmare might sound a little too on the nose for horror inspiration, but beyond the surface, there’s an undercurrent of creepy that’s difficult to ignore. With my own background in psychology, I’ve always found myself drawn to the power our dreams hold over us. This film focuses on sleep paralysis, …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 10 Jul 2017

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: Photos Of Unaired Nightmare On Elm Street Reality Show Surface The Legacy Of Day Of The Dead Script To Pieces: The Pet Sematary Remake Five Children’s Horror Films That …

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Look Out For … House of Windows by John Langan

Look Out For … House of Windows by John Langan “It’s not often a truly literary haunted house story comes along.” For the last few years, Veronica Croydon has been at the centre of scandal, first as the younger woman for whom her famous professor left his wife, and then as his apparent widow. When …

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Searchlight: A Pictorial History of Horror Movies

A fan of horror movies since childhood, probably one of my most treasured gifts was a book I received for Christmas when I was ten years old, A Pictorial History of Horror Movies by Denis Gifford. This book ranks extremely high on the inspiration scale, and with good reason. TV in my household in 1977 …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 3 Jul 2017

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: Dangerous Visions Sci-Fi Season Coming To Radio 4 Eight Must Read Horror Reference Books Why Dr Sam Loomis Is One Of Horror’s Greatest Heroes Watch Neil Blomkamp’s New Sci-Fi …

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Look Out For … Meddling Kids by Edgar Cantero

Look Out For … Meddling Kids by Edgar Cantero “A very welcome nostalgic and subversive take on the cartoons of our childhoods.” Summer 1977 – The Blyton Summer Detective Club (of Blyton Hills, a small mining town in Oregon’s Zoinx River Valley) solved their final mystery and unmasked the elusive Sleepy Lake monster–another low-life fortune …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 26 Jun 2017

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: Stephen King And Richard Chizmar Talk Gwendy’s Button Box Resident Evil Original Novels Q&A With Dead By Daylight Creative Director Dave Richard 10 Smart Decisions Made In Horror Movies …

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