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:
- Vanity Fair dive into the growing trend of ‘the 1%’ as villain in horror movies, while reviewing Ready or Not
- Engadget provide a look into the different types of terror woven into the new Blair Witch video game
- Richard Thomas writes for LitReactor on how film can be used to augment your fiction
- Paste Magazine continues its 100 best horrors of the last 100 years with 1951’s The Thing From Another World
- The Ladies of Horror Fiction feature a guest post on body horror by Amy Vaughn
Vanity Fair dive into the growing trend of ‘the 1%’ as villain in horror movies, while reviewing Ready or Not
Laura Bradley writes in her review of Ready or Not on the theme of ‘the 1%’ as villain in horror cinema, while also looking at other tropes the film makes use of.
Engadget provide a look into the different types of terror woven into the new Blair Witch video game
Engadget’s Jessica Conditt takes an in-depth look at the new video game adaptation of Blair Witch, and reveals how it borrows from titles such as Outlast, Resident Evil and even Alan Wake to deliver serious scares.
In the latest of LitReactor‘s Storyville columns, Richard Thomas explains how writers can use film to unblock, inspire and add depth to your fiction.
Paste Magazine continues its 100 best horrors of the last 100 years with 1951’s The Thing From Another World
Jim Vorel writes for Paste Magazine, as part of their 100 best horror films over 100 years, picking out The Thing From Another World as 1951’s best horror film offering.
Amy Vaughn, author of Skull Nuggets, among others, writes this guest post for The Ladies of Horror Fiction, digging into body horror, humour and the meaning of life.
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