The Cutting Room: Leatherface

Leatherface The film which you are about to read about is the account of a young man who grew up to be a chainsaw wielding, cannibalistic maniac who was responsible for one of the most bizarre crimes in the annals of American history. Why we’re looking forward to this: We’ve got to be honest from …

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Look Out For… Black Star, Black Sun by Rich Hawkins and The Doll Collection

Look Out For… Black Star, Black Sun by Rich Hawkins “Black Star, Black Sun looks set to confirm Hawkin’s position as one of the most promising new horror authors around.” Ben Ottway has returned to his family home in Marchwood; tired, broken, and grieving over the disappearance of his wife. This should be a time …

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This Is Horror Awards 2014: Winners

It’s that time again. We’re announcing the winners of the This Is Horror Awards 2014. Firstly, a huge thank you to everyone who voted, it’s your participation that makes the This Is Horror Awards such a special occasion. Now to the winners. This Is Horror Awards 2014: Winners Novel of the Year Winner: Bird Box by …

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TIH 032: Richard Thomas on Editing, Narrative Point of View and Literary Agents

In this podcast Richard Thomas talks about editing, narrative point of view and literary agents.  About Richard Thomas Richard Thomas is the author of six books—Disintegration and The Breaker (Random House Alibi),Transubstantiate(Otherworld Publications), and two short story collections, Staring Into the Abyss (Kraken Press) and Herniated Roots (Snubnose Press), as well as one novella in The …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 23 February 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: Nightbreed: 25 Years of Enduring Horror Women in Horror Month: Gale Anne Hurd, the Harbinger of Mainstream Horror In Defence of… Alien: Resurrection, the Franchise’s Ugly Duckling Moseley Not Manson: The Saga …

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Book Review: SNAFU (Edited by Geoff Brown and Amanda J. Spedding)

“Consistent quality and extraordinary variety” SNAFU is the first anthology from Australian publishers Cohesion Press and is one that marks them out as an imprint to watch. Taking its name from an unofficial military acronym that you’re welcome to Google at your leisure, although be warned if you’re of a delicate disposition when it comes …

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News Round-up Week Ending 20 February

American Psycho

Grimm up North announce latest screenings Northern Horror empire, Grimm up North have announced their latest screenings for March and April. The Friday 13 double-whammy includes legendary films, Prom Night and Friday the 13th, with the double ticket priced at £8. For just £5, audiences will have the opportunity to re-watch cult classic American Psycho on the …

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The Cutting Room: Ash vs Evil Dead

Ash vs Evil Dead Everybody’s favourite chainsaw-handed, convenience store deadbeat is back to face off once again versus the nefarious Evil Dead. We say “Groovy!” Why we’re looking forward to this: You have to ask? Just kidding. The first two Evil Dead films are masterpieces of modern horror, and the third one was pretty good …

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Film Review: Doc of the Dead (2014)

What self-appointed horror fan doesn’t love a good horror documentary? We’ve been spoilt over recent years with the likes of Crystal Lake Memories and Never Sleep Again covering the adventures of Jason and Freddy, and film fans do love to find out little stories and bits of information from behind the screen. There have even …

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Meet The Writer Interview: Ricardo Bare

Ricardo Bare is a writer and game designer living near Austin, Texas. Currently he works as a game designer for Arkane Studios which released Dishonored in 2012. Ricardo started his career in the games industry working on the Deus Ex series, winner of a BAFTA and numerous other Game of the Year awards. Ricardo is …

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