5 Must Read Articles 29 December 2014


Welcome, once again, to Must Read Horror. The scent of turkey, sprouts, and Aunt Ada’s Baileys vomit still lingers in the kitchen, but that doesn’t mean we’re having a week off.  This week:

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Piece by Piece: “Christine” Lives

She was a 1958 Plymouth Fury with a very bad temper, but for some people, allowing Christine to rot in pieces on some faraway junkyard was not an option. In this article, iHorror explains how one man rebuilt the murderous Fury one part at a time.

Ghoulish Aesthetes: “The Hound”

In this article over at Tor, Ruthanna Emry and Anne M. Pillsworth look back at Lovecraft’s ‘The Hound’, which was first published in a 1924 issue of Weird Tales.

Horror Movies: Banned, Pulled and X-rated

Some people (arseholes mainly) hate horror films so much that they will do everything in their power to have certain films banned. No, I’m not talking about North Korea – even though the first reviews of The Interview describe it as somewhat horrific – I’m talking about associations like the BBFC and the MPAA. Here, Best Horror Movies looks at some of the more notorious films that have fallen foul of the censors.

Toys of Terror #35

This week’s Toys of Terror over at Fangoria looks at a stunning 1:1 scale replica of the titular creature from An American Werewolf in London, the first The Walking Dead building block set from McFarlane toys, and a Legend Tim Curry ¼ scale head bust.

Mr. Disgusting’s Top 10 Horror Films!

It wouldn’t be the last article of the year without a best of 2014, so here’s one (of around sixty-billion we found online) for your reading pleasure. Bloody Disgusting’s top ten horror films of 2014.


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