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:
- CNBC has a feature article on the new Halloween film, at a time of the resurgence of the horror blockbuster
- Film School Rejects list ten movies for lovers of cosmic horror
- Vice interviews W. Scott Poole about his new book on World War I as an influence on the world of horror
- Barnes and Noble have five fine suggestions for your to-be-read pile, this Halloween month
- The Horror Tree feature an interview with author, editor and all-round horror hero, Lee Murray
CNBC has a feature article on the new Halloween film, at a time of the resurgence of the horror blockbuster
Sarah Whitten of CNBC writes about the resurgence of horror, from a low budget corner of the film world to once again taking pride of place among the blockbusters, both in budget and earnings. She focusses on the new Halloween release, which is expected to make huge revenue this month.
Film School Rejects’ Meg Shields chooses ten outstanding cosmic horror films to fill you with all the existential dread that is appropriate when you learn that the universe is teaming with the weird, the deadly and that we are but insignificant specks within it all.
Vice interviews W. Scott Poole about his new book on World War I as an influence on the world of horror
Vice magazine talk to W. Scott Poole, whose new book, Wasteland: The Great War and the Origins of Modern Horror, posits that the very genre of horror film as we know it, was shaped almost entirely by the very real horrors of the first world war.
Sam Reader at Barnes and Noble has picked out five must-reads to set your pulse racing on those dark October nights.
The Horror Tree’s Claire Fitzpatrick talks to New Zealand’s Lee Murray about writing, editing, promoting horror and much more in this wide ranging interview.
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