5 Must Read Horror Articles 10 March 2014


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The latest edition of John Skipp’s Fangoria column looks at why one month is nowhere near enough to celebrate the women of our genre.

10 Celebrities You Forgot Were in Horror Films

They say everyone has to start somewhere – don’t ask me who they are. They’ll kill me if I tell – and some of Hollywood’s finest did just that by starring in horror films early in their careers, as this list from FearNet attests.

The Hate Outdoors

Wes Craven’s mutant classic The Hills Have Eyes (1977) has deservedly earned cult status over the years, launching the career of genre favourite, Michael Berryman, whose small part in One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest a few years prior had been somewhat overlooked thanks to Nicholson’s superlative performance. Here, Gary McMahon (author of The Concrete Grove Trilogy) explains what The Hills Have Eyes means to him.

On the Horror and Allure of Hannibal Lecter

This article from Disinformation takes a look at the appeal behind NBC’s Hannibal, paying close attention to the performance of Mads Mikkelson as the titular flesh-nosher.

Kids From Horror Films: Where Are They Now?

The second of this week’s “everyone starts somewhere” articles, this time from Shortlist, looks at the kids from celebrated horror movies and what they do now, if anything.


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