Film Review: White Settlers (2014)

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“White Settlers is one of the best British horror films in a long time, and you should go and see it.” It’s been four years since the release of Simeon Halligan’s first film, Splintered, and White Settlers is proof that he put the intervening time to good use.  Splintered was an uneven, intermittently effective but …

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News Round-up Week Ending 17 October

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Aickman’s Heirs Undertow Books have announced the release of the aptly named, weird fiction anthology Aickman’s Heirs. The book, set for release in Spring 2015, is composed of weird fiction short stories in the style of late author Robert Aickman, and will be edited by Simon Strantzas. As a prominent weird fiction writer, Strantzas has …

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The Cutting Room: Mercy and A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night

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Mercy When two young boys move with their mother to a decrepit farmhouse to look after their dying grandmother, they discover that there are dark forces at work. As they begin to suspect that their Gramma Mercy may have encountered an evil spirit they find themselves fighting for their lives. Why we’re looking forward to …

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Meet The Writer Interview: Emily Goodwin

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Emily Goodwin is an international bestselling author of nine titles, in genres ranging from romance to horror. Emily’s Contagium Series won awards for best horror series, best kick-ass female lead, best gore, best zombies, and best series at the Contagious Reads 2014 Horror Con. Emily resides in Indiana with her husband, daughter, dog, and horses. …

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Look Out For… No One Gets Out Alive by Adam Nevill and The Mammoth Book Of Best New Horror 25

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Look Out For… No One Gets Out Alive by Adam Nevill “No One Gets Out Alive is likely to be one of the biggest horror releases of the year.” Cash-strapped, working for temping agencies and living in shared accommodation, Stephanie Booth feels she can fall no further. So when she takes a new room at the …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 13 October 2014

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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: The Beginner’s Guide to Italian Exploitation Cinema The Four-rror! The Phenomenon of Horror Part 4s How Freddy Krueger Started Our Cinematic Nightmare Top 9 Frozen Features in Horror …

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News Round-up Week Ending 10 October

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Twin Peaks Returns 25 years on, David Lynch has announced that Twin Peaks is returning to warp our minds. The series will be aired on ShowTime in 2016 and will be written and produced by Lynch and Mark Frost. As all of the details reveal themselves, This Is Horror will bring them to you. SeaCon1 …

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The Cutting Room: Horns and See No Evil 2

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Horns Ignatius “Ig” Perrish wakes up after a heavy night on the booze to discover that his girlfriend has been raped and murdered, and that he is the prime suspect. Shortly afterwards he suddenly sprouts the titular horns and discovers that he has paranormal powers that he uses to try and find the real killer. Why …

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Film Review: Wolf Creek 2 (2014)

“A worthy sequel that doesn’t merely rehash the first film but instead takes the franchise into new territory in terms of character and style.” It’s been eight years since writer and director Greg McClean first took us to Wolf Creek, but the wait has been worthwhile as both McClean and star John Jarratt have delivered …

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Meet The Writer Interview: Norman Dixon

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Norman Dixon is a classically trained Cartoonist with a BA in Ilustration/Cartooning from the School of Visual Arts. He is an artist, author and father of two amazing little girls.  What first attracted you to horror writing? The obvious answer here is Stephen King’s IT, but more than that I think it was also David …

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Look Out For… Stuck On You & Other Prime Cuts by Jasper Bark and The Madness of Cthulhu

Look Out For… Stuck On You & Other Prime Cuts by Jasper Bark “Behind the gleeful mayhem is the work of an old school horror writer.” A word of caution gentle reader, these tales will take you places you’ve never been before and may never dare revisit. They’ll whisper truths so twisted you can only face …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 6 October 2014

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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: ‘It’s Alive! It’s Alive!’ Why Hollywood Keeps Trying To Spark Life Into Frankenfilms Mind Meld: Horrified by Horror – The Books, Films and Shows That Messed Us Up …

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