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Smiley Face Killers (2020) Review – College and University Bros Beware!

Adam SymchukDec 1, 2020
Smiley Face Killers (2020) Review – College and University Bros Beware!

‘The smiley face murders’ exists as a modern urban legend, a way to explain the mysterious drowning deaths of college/university age men. This comes from a multitude cases where near the discovery of the body a smiley face was found…

Suehiro Marou – Icon of the Modern Erotic Grotesque Scene

AJ SunderlandNov 29, 2020
Suehiro Marou – Icon of the Modern Erotic Grotesque Scene

Horror is a tool. A tool used by the architect in order to design a macabre landscape, layered with mountains of fear and embedded with the riverbanks of mystery. Suehiro Maruo did not appropriate the tool, nor did he simply…

Random Slasher Recommendations: SORORITY ROW and JUST BEFORE DAWN

Dustin DomingoNov 28, 2020
Random Slasher Recommendations: SORORITY ROW and JUST BEFORE DAWN

Slashers are one of my favorite horror subgenres and I like consuming as much as I can, they can be pretty unique or pretty derivative. For this article, I want to talk about a couple of films that popped up…

The Sprawling Franchise of Higurashi When They Cry

Thomas NormanNov 27, 2020
The Sprawling Franchise of Higurashi When They Cry

Higurashi When They Cry, or Higurashi no Naku Koro ni in Japanese, is an sprawling franchise of Ryukishi 07 – starting with the amateurish visual novel series in 2002 only initially selling fifteen copies, produced by ’07th Expansion’ and subsequently…

Stranger (2020) They Do Lovecraftian Horror a Bit Different in The Ukraine

Adam SymchukNov 25, 2020
Stranger (2020) They Do Lovecraftian Horror a Bit Different in The Ukraine

Though I am not really one to discredit an entire nation’s cinema, you would be hard pressed to find anyone who will state that Ukraine is a powerhouse of film. Additionally, notable genre films from that region are virtually non-existent.…

The Kappa Water Demon

Grimoire of HorrorNov 24, 2020
The Kappa Water Demon

Our creature today goes by many names, and has equally as many aspects describing it. A creature of strange design and often terrifying behaviors, a Kappa (河童 , river-child), also known as kawatarō (川太郎 , “river-boy”), komahiki (駒引 , horse-puller),…