5 Must Read Horror Articles 22 June 2015


Welcome to Must Read Horror. The internet has been scoured once again for the week’s best horror articles, and the results are in:

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The Horror World Remembers Christopher Lee

Unsurprisingly, the internet has been flooded with tributes to the late, great, Sir Christopher Lee. In this article over at Fangoria, some of horror’s most respected proponents share their tributes.

In Defence of Horror: 5 Reasons to Scare Your Kids

In this article over at Geek Mom, horror and fantasy author, Lillith McDermot, explains why it’s not cruel to scare your own children. Probably best not to go full Saw on them, though, at least until they’re fifteen.

The Wicker Man: The Greatest British Horror Film

Methods of Sound explains how The Wicker Man is the greatest British horror film ever made (with perhaps one of the worst remakes ever made).

How an X-Files Script Started a Successful Horror Franchise

If Alton Towers rides eating those crazy enough to ride them (I might be exaggerating here) wasn’t enough to put you off rollercoasters, chances are Final Destination 3 gave you pause for thought, but did you know that Final Destination was based upon an X-Files script? Cinema Blend looks into it.

Horror: The Genre That Refuses to Die

Premier Christianity (oh, yes, we went there) takes a look at the horror genre, which may or may not be the work of the devil (or Eli Roth, as he prefers to be called).


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