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5 Must Read Horror Articles 3 Dec 2018

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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: Vulture choose one hundred individual scenes from horror movies that shaped the genre Digital Spy list eight horror movies that were in the works but ultimately got canned before …

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Look Out For … Ashes and Entropy, edited by Robert S. Wilson

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“Featuring a who’s who of the best in horror and weird fiction, Ashes and Entropy looks to be an anthology you won’t want to miss.” Blending cosmic horror with neo-noir, a new highly-anticipated anthology featuring the some of the most vibrant voices in the business takes the deep dive to where horror and humanity come …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 26 Nov 2018

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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: Marie Claire run a feature article on why horror might well be the most comforting thing to watch in today’s world Film School Rejects explore body horror Forget the …

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Look Out For … The Sorrows by Jonathan Janz

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“A couple of horror filmmakers, a creepy castle on an isolated island, an evil entity that’s hungry for flesh … The Sorrows is a recipe for horror that only Jonathan Janz can serve.”   Filmmakers Ben and Eddie figure the creepy Castle Blackwood is the perfect setting for a horror film. Located at The Sorrows, …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 19 Nov 2018

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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: Bloody Disgusting’s ‘It Came From the 80s’ series looks at The Howling Contrary to certain recent articles, The Quietus argues the case for 2018 perhaps being horror’s best ever year …

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Look Out For … The Isle by John C. Foster

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“John C. Foster has quickly established himself as one of the fastest rising stars in the horror genre.” As US Marshal Virgil Bone arrives at a remote island to retrieve the body of a dead fugitive, he finds himself trapped on the isle by heavy storms. There he discovers that everyone on the island is …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 12 Nov 2018

CHILD'S PLAY

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: Thirty years after the original film’s release, The Atlantic talks Child’s Play and the enduring terror of dolls IGN talk Overlord and the wider story of World War II in horror Bored …

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Look Out For … Lip Hook: A Tale of Rural Unease by David Hine & Mark Stafford

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“Combining dangerous fugitives hiding out in a strange dead end village, Lip Hook: A Tale of Rural Unease sounds like an excellent mix of weird and crime that horror fans crave.”   On a foggy night, a car speeds down a road in the British Isles, driven by a beautiful woman, her passenger a man …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 5 Nov 2018

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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 runs a cautionary article about the dangers of using tropic views of mental illness to create horror villains Indiewire have found all the horror-culture references in the …

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Look Out For … Someone Like Me by M. R. Carey

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“With a flair for creating unforgettable characters in impossible situations, Carey’s latest, Someone Like Me, is destined to be another classic you won’t want to miss.” Devoted mom Liz Kendall wouldn’t even hurt a fly. She’s determined to raise her children in a home full of love. But Liz has another side—a side that’s twisted …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 29 Oct 2018

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  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 …

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Halloween 2018: Horror is a Lens

It’s often said the best way to remember something is to write it down. Repeatedly. Case in point: in a recent podcast conversation with Simon Strantzas we spoke about different kinds of horror, and Simon’s perspective, that “horror is a lens through which we see the world, and that almost anything can be a horror …

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Look Out For … Think Yourself Lucky by Ramsey Campbell

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“Campbell continues to scare readers with his unique ability to draw out the terrors of everyday life with easily relatable characters faced with horrific realities.”    All David Botham wants is an ordinary life. He has a regular job at a travel agency, and a good relationship with Stephanie, his girlfriend. But there are things …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 22 Oct 2018

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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: CNBC has a feature article on the new Halloween film, at a time of the resurgence of the horror blockbuster Film School Rejects list ten movies for lovers of cosmic horror …

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Look Out For … Devouring Dark by Alan Baxter

Devouring Dark by Alan Baxter

“There’s a thin membrane separating crime and horror fiction, and Alan Baxter seems to have crossed that barrier, blending genres in ways that are organic, unpredictable, and thoroughly captivating.” Since his childhood, Matt McLeod has been consumed by a darkness. With a lifetime of experience in wrestling with this personal hell, he’s found a way …

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