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- Bloody Disgusting take a deep dive into the work of Ari Aster and try to pinpoint what makes his horror so chilling
- LitReactor list their favourite horror novels of the decade
- The Gingernuts of Horror have a host of horror board games to grace your holiday season tables
- Kendall Reviews feature this piece of Christmas-themed short fiction and more in their seasonal specials
- Horror News Network talk to comic creator Lucas Harari about Swimming in Darkness and more
Bloody Disgusting take a deep dive into the work of Ari Aster and try to pinpoint what makes his horror so chilling
Julieann Stipidis, writing for Bloody Disgusting, peels back the skin on Ari Aster’s two horror movies to date and finds in his adherence to certain horror conventions, the way he carves out his own aesthetic.
LitReactor’s Christopher Shultz selects his favourite horror novels of the last decade and it’s difficult to argue with any of the choices he’s made. This lowdown runs the gamut of horror that is chilling, extreme, poetic, ambiguous and more besides.
Whether you celebrate or not, the Christmas holiday period is a great opportunity to relax, unwind and play some board games. In this article by David Court, The Gingernuts of Horror make some suggestions for adding some horror to the mix.
Kendall Reviews feature this piece of Christmas-themed short fiction and more in their seasonal specials
V. Castro (Maria: The Wanted) writes this piece of exclusive short horror fiction for Kendall Reviews as part of their seasonal specials series.
Horror News Network’s Nick Banks talks to comic creator Lucas Harari about his horror comic, Swimming in Darkness, which has recently been translated into English by David Homel.
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