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:
- Grapevine list nine horror movies which fundamentally changed the genre
- Ten horror documentaries recommended by Film School Rejects
- Indiewire has your halloween month viewing schedule planned, with TV, streaming and movies to check out
- The Guardian has a fascinating feature article on Shirley Jackson’s classic, The Haunting of Hill House
- Gwendolyn Kiste’s blog features part one of a round table with eight fantastic authors
Michael D’Estries of Grapevine lists nine horror films which he feels fundamentally changed the horror genre. There are some nice details here about the way in which each film left its mark. Definitely worth a read.
Film School Rejects’ Chris Coffel takes us behind the cameras with ten documentaries, covering seminal horror movies and franchises. Some of these have been covered in Bob Pastorella’s Streaming Screams articles on This is Horror, but some may be new to you.
Indiewire has your halloween month viewing schedule planned, with TV, streaming and movies to check out
Hanh Nguyen of Indiewire takes halloween month seriously, producing a full schedule of the spooky releases in October, from TV, to streaming services, to the movies, it’s all here.
The Guardian has a fascinating feature article on Shirley Jackson’s classic, The Haunting of Hill House
The Guardian’s Alison Flood takes the release of the Netflix ‘reimagining’ of The Haunting of Hill House, by Shirley Jackson as an opportunity to re-examine the novel and its impact on the horror genre.
Gwendolyn Kiste’s blog this week, features part one of an author round table discussion, with eight authors including Gemma Files, Christa Carmen, Calvin Demmer and more.
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