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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TIH 058: John C. Foster on The Rules of Writing, Writer’s Block and Full-Time Writing

John C. Foster

In this podcast John C. Foster talks about the rules of writing, writer’s block and full-time writing.  About John C. Foster John C. Foster was born in Sleepy Hollow, NY, and has been afraid of the dark for as long as he can remember. A writer of thrillers and dark fiction, Foster was raised in the …

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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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Film Four FrightFest 2015 Day 2 – Friday 28 August 2015

Day two of Film Four FrightFest 2015 sees the London film festival kicking into full gear, and as usual there is a bumper card of new horror and genre flicks to choose from across the main screens and three discovery screens. Read below to see what we made of The Diabolical, Hellions, AAAAAAAAH!, Jeruzalem and …

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Film Four FrightFest Day 1 – Thursday 27 August 2015

It’s quite amazing just how quickly Film Four FrightFest seems to come around every year. Now in its sixteenth year, the London based film festival is still going from strength to strength, and this year it proved to be bigger than ever, boasting an incredible number of horror and genre premieres, previews and retrospectives from …

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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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News Round-up Week Ending 4 September 2015

Wes Craven Dies Aged 76 Maestro horror film director Wes Craven has passed way on Sunday 30 August at the age of 76 following a battle with brain cancer. The respected director was undoubtedly best known as the creator of the A Nightmare On Elm Street and Scream series of films, but he was also …

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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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Obituary – Wes Craven

Wes Craven: 1939–2015. Wes Craven, the maestro horror film director best known for creating A Nightmare On Elm Street and Scream, passed away on Sunday 30 August following a battle with brain cancer. He was 76 years old. Like many other horror film fans around the world, my perception of horror was forever changed by …

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Competition: Win a Stealing Propeller Hats From the Dead Bundle!

Anytime David James Keaton has a new book out, it’s time for a celebration. Whenever that new book just so happens to come in a special bundle loaded with extra goodies, the celebration becomes even better. Coming soon from Perpetual Motion Machine Publishing, get ready for David James Keaton’s Stealing Propeller Hats From The Dead. …

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