5 Must Read Horror Articles 21 March 2016


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Five Great Folk Horror Novels

In this article over at LitReactor, George Cotronis compiles a list of five of the best folk horror novels.

The Monster in the Mirror: On Horror, Disability, and Loving Both at Once

Over at Tor, Emily Foster’s great article on the relationship between horror and disability, and the former’s unfair treatment of people with mental and physical impairments, is a must read.

Hellbound: Hellraiser II: The Scariest Film of the 1980s (After The Shining)

Following the unforeseen success of Hellraiser (1987), fans didn’t have to wait long for its follow-up, which came in the form of Hellbound: Hellraiser II. But was the sequel to Clive Barker’s seminal masterpiece the scariest film of the eighties (after The Shining)? Blumhouse explains.

Jason Blum on the Future of Horror Films

One of horror’s most active producers, Jason Blum (The Purge, Paranormal Activity, The Conjuring) gives his thoughts on the future of horror films over at Variety.

The Hidden Playbook of the Modern Horror Film

In this article, Film Maker Magazine looks at the set ‘plays’ which are found in most recent horror films.


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