5 Must Read Horror Articles 3 June 2013

Martyrs - the french horror filmWelcome to this week’s edition of Must Read Horror, your one-stop shop for the best horror articles the internet has to offer. This week:

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The New French Extremity: An Endeavour into Excessive Violence

This article from The Artifice looks at the no-holds-barred, taboo-breaking sub-genre known as the New French Extremity. Films falling under this new banner are Pascal Laugier’s Martyrs, Alexandra Aja’s Haute Tension, and Xavier Gens’ Frontieres.

Set Visit Report: Five Things We Learned About Insidious Chapter 2

In 2010, James Wan gave us psychological nightmares in the form of Insidious. Who can forget the moment when Darth Maul popped up for a cameo in the form of a child’s painting? If you’ve been waiting for news on the hotly-anticipated sequel, then you’re going to love this set visit report courtesy of Dread Central.

The Biggest Reasons Why Faeries Are Evil

Ah, Faeries; fluttering about, spewing glitter everywhere while harps play gently in the background. If they’re not being all cute and posing for photographs in the back garden of little girls, they’re granting wishes and signing deals with Disney. Right? Wrong. Faeries are pure evil, and this article over at i09 explains why.

A Point of View – The Doors of Perception

This fascinating article from BBC News looks at Arthur Machen’s supernatural stories and what they teach us about the limits of perception.

12 Classic Italian Horror Movies You Need To See Before You Die

Some of the greatest horror films ever committed to celluloid have come from Italy. From Lucio Fulci’s Zombie Flesh Eaters to Lamberto Bava’s Demons, this article from What Culture suggests twelve horror films worth watching from our continental cousins.


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