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, …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.thisishorror.co.uk/searchlight-the-nightmare/

Audiobook Review: Maldicion by Daniel Marc Chant

“The combination of Chant’s solid storytelling and Peever’s dramatic narration is a match made in audio heaven.”   Daniel Marc Chant is one of the co-founders of The Sinister Horror Company and a champion of horror and strange fiction, having published work by Rich Hawkins, Adam Millard and Kit Power among many others. He is …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.thisishorror.co.uk/audiobook-review-maldicion-by-daniel-marc-chant/

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 …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.thisishorror.co.uk/5-must-read-horror-articles-10-jul-2017/

TIH 155: Tony McMillen on An Augmented Fourth, Black Sabbath, and Word Horde

In this podcast Tony McMillen talks about An Augmented Fourth, Black Sabbath, Word Horde, and much more. About Tony McMillen Tony McMillen is the author of the novels An Augmented Fourth and Nefarious Twit, and the comic book Oblivion Suite. Show notes [03:20] Interview start/initial interest in the arts [05:50] Relationship between heavy metal and horror [16:50] …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.thisishorror.co.uk/tih-155-tony-mcmillen-on-an-augmented-fourth-black-sabbath-and-word-horde/

News Round-up Week Ending 7 July 2017

Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week …   Adam Nevill’s The Ritual Adaptation Trailer and Release Date The film adaptation of horror icon Adam Nevill’s novel The Ritual is coming to theaters in a limited run (UK and Irish cinemas) Friday, October 13th, …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.thisishorror.co.uk/news-round-up-week-ending-7-july-2017/

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 …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.thisishorror.co.uk/look-out-for-house-of-windows-by-john-langan/

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 …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.thisishorror.co.uk/searchlight-a-pictorial-history-of-horror-movies/

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 …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.thisishorror.co.uk/5-must-read-horror-articles-3-jul-2017/

Book Review: Hard Sentences, edited by David James Keaton and Joe Clifford

“…this anthology delivers some serious goods, like hard to come by contraband…” Hard Sentences is a collection of stories themed around those poor bastards serving hard time on the infamous rock known as Alcatraz and also the people and lives they left behind. The pain and sorrow in a place like that hangs around for …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.thisishorror.co.uk/book-review-hard-sentences-edited-by-david-james-keaton-and-joe-clifford/

TIH 154: Nick Gucker on Advice for Artists, Yokai, and Conventions

In this podcast Nick Gucker talks about yokai, conventions, and gives advice to artists. About Nick Gucker Nick Gucker’s art has appeared on the covers and the innards of numerous Lovecraftian, horror, and weird fiction publications. His illustrations embellish publications from Word Horde, Spectral, Deadite, Swallowdown, Eraserhead, Perilous, Splatterpunk, Blysster, Uncle Mike’s Woldwide, Ulthar, Eryx, Martian …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.thisishorror.co.uk/tih-154-nick-gucker-on-advice-for-artists-yokai-and-conventions/

News Round-up Week Ending 30 June 2017

Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … New anthology of weird fiction, Behold! Oddities, Curiosities & Undefinable Wonders coming 28 July from Crystal Lake Publishing Sometimes the contributors list for an anthology is just too good to ignore and the new weird fiction anthology, Behold! …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.thisishorror.co.uk/news-round-up-week-ending-30-june-2017/

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 …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.thisishorror.co.uk/look-out-for-meddling-kids-by-edgar-cantero/

Older posts «

» Newer posts