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Look Out For… Hungry Celluloid by Frank Duffy and Shadow On The Wall by Jonathan Aycliffe

Look Out For… Hungry Celluloid by Frank Duffy “Hungry Celluloid contains compelling, literate and disturbing pieces by a writer who knows exactly how horror works.” The new collection from Frank Duffy, author of The Signal Block and Other Tales and Unknown Causes brings together thirteen unsettling stories which push through the thin fabric of reality …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 14 September 2015

Welcome to Must Read Horror. The internet has been scoured once again for the week’s best horror articles, and the results are in: Wes Craven’s Horror Legacy: The Intelligent Slasher A Demon and a Gentleman: Dr Walpurgis and BBC’s The Vault of Horror Past and Future: Esoteric and Exoteric Philosophy in Weird Fiction Monster Mixtape: …

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The Cutting Room: Bone Tomahawk

After an outlaw unknowingly leads a band of cannibalistic Troglodytes into the peaceful western town of Bright Hope, the monsters kidnap several settlers, including the wife of a local rancher. Despite his injured leg the rancher joins a small rescue party with the sheriff, his aging deputy and a strong-willed gunslinger. What follows is a …

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Look Out For… The Streets by Robert Dunbar and Zombie Apocalypse! Acapulcalypse Now by Alison Littlewood

Look Out For… The Streets by Robert Dunbar “Dunbar shows considerable skill in making us care for his broken and fallible characters” Escaping horrors that prowl the back alleys of a nameless city, a group of young people find themselves trapped in a decrepit asylum … where unspeakable evil awaits them. Do the streets offer …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 7 September 2015

Welcome to Must Read Horror. The internet has been scoured once again for the week’s best horror articles, and the results are in: Stephen King: Can a Novelist Be Too Productive? Why I Love 80s Horror: Part One – VHS Covers Why Wes Craven Mattered to Horror Fans Something Rotten ‘The Strain’: Why FX’s Vampire-Apocalypse …

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High Brow, Low Brow, No Brow

Some of you may have read a certain online Guardian article recently, and, like me, I’m sure many of you fell into the trap of this obvious bit of trolling, expressing anger and dismay at such a joyless statement about the supposed worth of reading some books over others. The fact that the online Guardian …

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The Cutting Room: The Cutting Room

College students Raz, Charlie and Jess are about to start work on their end of year Media Studies project… unaware of a malevolent force lurking deep below their sleepy town. A recent wave of apparent Cyber bullying and the disappearance of two local girls lead the group to an abandoned army barracks situated deep in …

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Look Out For… Skein And Bone by V.H. Leslie and The Russian Sleep Experiment by Holly Ice

Look Out For… Skein And Bone by V.H. Leslie “Likely to be one of the début short story collections of the year.” The stunning debut collection of supernatural and ghost stories from V.H. Leslie is an assured and masterful collection of lush and evocative tales that will send frissons through you. V. H. Leslie’s stories have appeared …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 31 August 2015

Welcome to Must Read Horror. The internet has been scoured once again for the week’s best horror articles, and the results are in: A Brief History of Video Nasties in the UK Why the Zombie Apocalypse is the Hot New Horror Ellen Datlow: Five Things Learned Editing Best Horror of the Year A Short, Whispered …

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The Cutting Room: Knock Knock

When a devoted husband and father is left home alone for the weekend, two stranded young women unexpectedly knock on his door for help. What starts out as a kind gesture results in a dangerous seduction and a deadly game of cat and mouse. Why we’re looking forward to this: Why we’re looking forward to …

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