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:
- The Guardian look to the coming Pet Sematary remake and ask what will be next for the horror reboot market
- The AV Club’s film critics choose their favourite sub-genre of horror ahead of the halloween season
- Variety have a feature article on the horror cinema boom, analysing who is heading to the theatres for scares
- The New York Times pick out a host of new horror classics for readers to get their teeth into
- Writer’s Digest use The Exorcist by William Peter Blatty to exemplify the craft of blending the real and unreal in horror fiction
The Guardian look to the coming Pet Sematary remake and ask what will be next for the horror reboot market
Zach Vasquez of The Guardian looks ahead to the horror releases to come over the next few months and asks which horror property will be next to be remade.
Ahead of their halloween movie binge, the critics at the AV Club go on record with their favourite horror genre, explaining why they love them.
Variety have a feature article on the horror cinema boom, analysing who is heading to the theatres for scares
Variety’s Rebecca Rubin gets into the audience figures for the recent resurgence in cinema-going horror fans and finds that youth and ethnically diverse people are driving the horror boom.
Danielle Trussoni of the New York Times has a whole host of book recommendations for those looking for a frightening read.
Writer’s Digest use The Exorcist by William Peter Blatty to exemplify the craft of blending the real and unreal in horror fiction
Dustin Grinnel of Writer’s Digest unpacks some of the tricks used by William Peter Blatty in his masterpiece, The Exorcist, to show how the real and unreal can be blended to devastating effect in horror fiction.
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