5 Must Read Horror Articles 29 Jan 2018


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iO9 have a trailer and short feature article, ahead of the Netflix release of The Ritual, in mid-February

With the film adaptation of Adam Nevill’s The Ritual just around the corner, iO9’s Cheryl Eddy writes a short feature on the film and includes a tantalising trailer.

The New York Times explore the truth behind the new horror movie, Winchester, starring Helen Mirren

With the haunted house horror movie, Winchester, set for release in the coming weeks, Robert Ito of The New York Times delves into the occurrences behind the movie to investigate just how much it is in fact based on a true story.

Inverse Entertainment talks The Cured, the new zombie movie with a difference

Corey Plante of Inverse Entertainment takes a look at The Cured, the new zombie film that, as you may expect from the title, features those cured of the zombie plague. The problems begin with the flashbacks to what the cured once were and did.

The BFI pay tribute to Ingmar Bergman as a pioneer of folk horror

With folk horror experiencing a very welcome resurgence in recent years, the British Film Institute’s Kat Ellinger pays tribute to the influence of Ingmar Bergman in the early foundations of folk horror in film.

Birth, Movies, Death takes a look at Get Out‘s chances of winning an Oscar, in light of previous awarded horror films

Jacob Knight of Birth, Movies, Death delves into Oscar history to explain how well (or badly) horror and genre films have fared at the academy awards, then projects that research onto the chances for Jordan Peele’s Get Out.

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