Interview: Pat Higgins

The UK has always been blessed with a bright and vibrant independent horror film scene.  There is something appealing about these low budget labour of love films.  Pat Higgins has been one of genres success stories, after setting up Jinx Media in 2003, Pat has gone on to make a series of fun-filled horror films …

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Flash Fear: Slow Drowning by David Tallerman

Today we have a bit of a treat for you. A collaboration between artist and Spectral Press publisher, Simon Marshall-Jones and the winner of the This Is Horror/Spectral Press Chapbook competition David Tallerman. Enjoy our latest flash fiction. Slow Drowning by David Tallerman

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Review: The Wicker Tree

Let’s get one thing out of the way right at the start of this review: The Wicker Man is a classic British horror film, one which gradually acquired its reputation after initially going out on the lower half of a double bill at UK cinemas in 1973 (with Nicolas Roeg’s Don’t Look Now) and then …

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Review: Osombie

Oh dear! Oh no! Osombie! This film was reviewed in the very slight hope that it might turn out to be a comedy, or possibly even a musical (the lyrics above might have done for the big finale, don’t you think?). Osombie

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The importance of comic book covers (and the paradox of clichés)

Jasper Bark explains just why comic book covers may be both the most important and best covers of all. The importance of comic book covers

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This Is Horror Premium Chapbooks Launch Event with David Moody, Joseph D’Lacey and Simon Bestwick

This Is Horror Chapbook launch event Warwick David Moody

To commemorate the launch of the This Is Horror Premium Chapbooks we have arranged a very special event with This Is Horror Chapbook authors David Moody, Joseph D’Lacey and Simon Bestwick. This will follow on from the 18 June release of Joe & Me and will take part on Friday 22 June 2012 in The …

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The rapid decline of monster movies (and can Dirty Harry cure world hunger?)

What on earth does Dirty Harry have to do with monster movies, decline or otherwise? You better take a walk onto The Bloodstained Balcony and find out. The rapid decline of monster movies

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Interview: Carlton Mellick

Carlton Mellick is an author of bizarro fiction. Some of his books include: Satan Burger, Punk Land, Apeshit, Cannibals of Candyland, Adolf in Wonderland, Menstruating Mall, Sausagey Santa, and the Haunted Vagina. Meet The Writer: Carlton Mellick

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An invitation to subscribe to This Is Horror Premium Chapbooks

This Is Horror chapbook trilogy

  We promised you that orders would open for David Moody’s Joe & Me shortly, and we’re pleased to make good on that promise today. Reviews have already started to come in with STARBURST MAGAZINE describing it as “Satisfyingly morose. Takes a lo-fi route to an unavoidable apocalypse.” Whereas award-winning author Jasper Bark says, “This …

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Shariff Nasr Interview

When was the first time you watched a horror film, and how did it affect you? That was The Thing. I was still in primary school when I saw it and I was so amazed by the psychological fear of not knowing who can be trusted. And the special effects were so realistic, that I, …

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The Top 10 Vampire Movies

Today we welcome Sam Stone, award-winning author of The Vampire Gene series to This Is Horror to discuss ten of her favourite vampire films. The Top 10 Vampire Movies

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Frazer Lee Interview, Part II

In part two of our interview with Frazer Lee (part one Frazer Lee Interview) he talks about Simone, Panic Button and future projects. Frazer Lee – Part II

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Greg Lamberson Interview

Gregory Lamberson is an award-winning novelist (the Jake Helman series, Johnny Gruesome, Cheap Scares!) and an independent writer/director/producer (Slime City, Slime City Massacre, the forthcoming Snow Shark: Ancient Snow Beast) who lives in upstate New York. Behind The Lens: Greg Lamberson

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Interview: Larry Laverty

Larry Laverty is a veteran American character actor who has appeared in over 100 films. Whilst known for having played a small role in Gus Van Sant’s top film at Cannes in 2003, Elephant he has also appeared in over a dozen horror films. On television, Larry has appeared in numerous primetime and daytime shows …

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BC Furtney’s Year of Horror

Well, here we are. This is a milestone of sorts, as you’re reading the twelfth instalment of my column, Horror of Babylon. Which, of course, marks one year of bloodshed & mayhem featured exclusively here at This Is Horror. A more gracious web host, I can’t imagine. I remember discussing the idea of such a …

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