Category: Features

Streaming Screams: Lost Soul

Island of Dr. Moreau

H.G. Wells’ classic novel Island of Doctor Moreau is one the best examples of how horror and science-fiction can blend seamlessly together to challenge our concepts of life and death, identity, and morality. A cautionary tale about the evils of playing God with nature, the novel has been adapted to film several times, most notably …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 4 Jun 2018

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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: CNET talk to Leigh Whannell ahead of the launch of AI horror film, Upgrade VG24/7 reveal new horror driving game Beware Fandango have assembled their favourite twenty-eight horror movie posters of …

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Look Out For … Manifest Recall by Alan Baxter

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“With Alan Baxter’s patented adrenaline-fueled style intact, we witness Eli Carver’s descent into madness first hand, powering through guilt and memory in his near overwhelming journey to redemption.”   Eli Carver is a hitman on the run. Still reeling from a psychotic break with reality, he finds himself behind the wheel of a car that’s …

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Searchlight: On Writing

On Writing by Stephen King

He is considered one of the bestselling writers in the world, with over fifty novels, hundreds of short-stories, several movie adaptations and television series, as well as comic book adaptations, so it’s probably safe to say that Stephen King knows a thing or two about writing. His nonfiction tome, Danse Macabre, is considered one of …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 28 May 2018

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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: Bloody Disgusting pick out the top ten Stephen King film adaptations to date Rely on Horror present news on the Resident Evil 2 remake and it looks beautiful Mental …

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Look Out For … The Cabin at the End of the World by Paul Tremblay

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“With a home invasion story pulled right out of the headlines, at once personal and emotional with tension on every page, Tremblay’s latest is poised to be one of 2018’s biggest book releases. “   It was supposed to be a nice, peaceful vacation for Eric, Andrew, and their seven-year-old daughter Wen: a remote cabin on …

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Searchlight: Mothman

The Mothman Prophecies Notebook

If there’s one cryptid throughout American history that can even come close to Sasquatch, Mothman ranks high on the list. Though not as well-known as the Jersey Devil, Mothman has a long and strange history, spanning several years of sightings with a consistent legendary curse attached for an extra creepy factor. Popularized by the Richard …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 21 May 2018

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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: Bloody Disgusting pick out the the most sinister stalkers in horror video games Digital Spy have a feature article by someone who has used horror movies to process grief …

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Look Out For … Baby Teeth by Zoje Stage

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“With early buzz calling this book a cross between The Other, Gone Girl, and The Omen, we can’t wait to sink our teeth into it. “ Stay-at-home mom Suzette has her hands full trying to connect with her daughter Hanna. Seven-years-old, Hanna cannot—or will not—speak. On top of all of that, Suzette can’t shake the …

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Horror is Not a Dirty Word

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Just when you thought it was safe to go to the book store, or walk into your local theater, horror is back. Well, it’s been back. For a while. No, horror didn’t just perform its own jump-scare and pop up from behind the sofa. This all started several years ago, maybe as long as a …

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Look Out For … The Book of M by Peng Shepherd

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“The concepts of this story; the shadowless and the cult that worships them, loss of memory and strange powers that come with a heavy price, are epic and universal, with horrific implications.”   In the near future, at a market in India, a man’s shadow disappears. He’s not alone with this phenomenon, as others around …

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Searchlight: Zodiac

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If there’s one word that effectively sums up Robert Graysmith, that word is obsessed. You really can’t blame the guy for being obsessed with the Zodiac killer. From the very beginning of the investigation, Graysmith was there, as the San Francisco Chronicle was just one of the three papers the elusive killer sent his cryptic …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 7 May 2018

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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: Den of Geek explain why the remake of The Blob was one of horror’s most underrated films The Guardian talk up the casting of Joan Collins in American Horror Story …

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Look Out For … The Anomaly by Michael Rutger

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“Amateur archaeologists, a hidden cave in the Grand Canyon, strange artifacts and unspeakable horrors that defy the imagination; Rutger’s debut has all the trappings of a suspense-filled page-turner we can’t wait to read.” Host of The Anomaly Files, Nolan Moore, is on the hunt for a decades-old conspiracy at the Grand Canyon. With a TV …

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Searchlight: Thrill Me

Thrill Me by Benjmain Percy

Reading fiction serves many purposes. It can be informative, enlightening, it can even be life-changing. But above all else, it can be fun, or as Benjamin Percy claims, thrilling. The books he has loved over the years are those that thrilled him; stories that kept him turning the pages long into the night, unable to …

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