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:
- Film School Rejects pick out ten of the best mother figures in horror
- The Hollywood Reporter pick out The VVitch as the starting point for the much-maligned term ‘elevated horror’
- Junkee explore the themes of this summer’s coming ‘Superhero horror’ in Brightburn
- Ladies of the Fright feature a tropisode on the Devil in horror fiction
- Kendall Reviews talk to author Glen Krisch about his latest release, Echoes of Violence
In this, the week after mother’s day, Film School Rejects select their favourite mother figures in horror and psychological thriller movies.
The Hollywood Reporter pick out The VVitch as the starting point for the much-maligned term ‘elevated horror’
Andy Crump at The Hollywood Reporter tackles the difficult term ‘elevated horror,’ but makes some interesting reference points to The VVitch as a starting point for the new wave of more thoughtful horror movies.
Mild Spoilers: Junkee’s Maria Lewis looks at this summer’s forthcoming ‘Superhero horror’ movie, Brightburn, looking at what constitutes the sub-genre.
A must-listen rather than a must-read as Lisa Quigley and Mackenzie Kiera are joined by Bracken MacLeod (Stranded) to talk about the character of the Devil in fiction. A fascinating conversation with wide-ranging source material, this is one you are not going to want to miss.
Kendall Reviews catch up with Glen Krisch for an author interview, talking about his latest release, Echoes of Violence, his previous work, and more besides.
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