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:
- Ars Technica have a feature article on a Danish study into why horror fans love the genre
- Screenrant list their top ten films from current horror trendsetters A24
- Gwendolyn Kiste’s excellent blog returns to the round table format for Women in Horror month
- ‘The Final Girls’ film collective has started their UK tour, We Are the Weirdos 2019, showcasing nine selected horrors
- The Horror Tree feature a guest post by horror author Joanna Koch on the path to being a writer
Jennifer Ouellette, herself a lifelong horror aficionado, writes about a new psychological study conducted at Aarhus University into why horror fans love the genre, using film, fiction and live-action horror experiences.
Screenrant’s Michael Gordon lists his top ten films from the horror production company A24, who brought us 2018’s Hereditary. Some of these films have been horror hits of the last decade, but others may have slipped under your radar.
It’s Women in Horror month and Gwendolyn Kiste has pulled together a formidable group of female authors. They are Stephanie M. Wytovich, Julia Benally, Christina Sng, S. P. Miskowski and Sarah Read and Saba Syed Razvi. The series begins this week and will continue next, so be sure to stay tuned to the blog.
‘The Final Girls’ film collective has started their UK tour, We Are the Weirdos 2019, showcasing nine selected horrors
The AV Club’s Tamika Jones reports on the tour of ‘The Final Girls,’ an all-female horror movie collective. The tour, entitled We Are The Weirdos 2019, will showcase nine films over ten dates throughout the UK.
The Horror Tree has a featured post by Joanna Koch as part of their Women in Horror month series. In it, Joanna talks about her journey toward being an author and how unexpected it was for her.
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