As streaming services diversify and begin to overtake traditional forms of media, horror has always seemed to be an afterthought when it comes to film acquisition. Often opting for the same few staples of the horror genre as well as poorly made, low-budget titles that rarely seem to hit the mark when it comes to
Horror television shows are having a special resurgence in an era of lockdowns perfect for sedentary binging – production values have also been drastically amplified as these start to resemble mainstream movies; cinematography, star power and SFX are all bountiful along with competent. The focus, too, has increased as these become ‘mini-series’ to contain a
2021 was an exciting year for us here at the Grimoire, marking our first full year of providing extensive coverage. The page was able to check out some of the biggest film festivals in the world, allowing us to check out many films in advance of their domestic release. We decided to take a look
Being a subjective genre, horror, much like its fans, is incredibly varied compared to other genres in film. From solid scares, slow-burning tension or just a general spooky atmosphere, there are a lot of things that can be grouped together under the horror umbrella. But, for those that require something a little more unyielding in
As fall approaches, it’s the perfect time to slow down, grab a cup of tea or spiced coffee, a cozy blanket, and settle in with a good read. There aren’t as many expectations to be active, and as Spooky Season approaches, what better way is there to set the atmosphere than with an unsettling read?
Over the years of watching cinema, we have all experienced something so shocking, so horrifying that it has stuck with us long after the fact, permanently burnt into our memoires. Whether it was a scary movie seen at far too young of an age or something so visually intense that was mentally overwhelming, we have
Maria Llovet has been creating comics since 2011. As a Spanish-American author, illustrator, and animator, she is best known for Heartbeat and Eros/Psyche. Here at the Grimoire of Horror, we were excited to have the opportunity to interview her about her roots and what is yet to come. Can you tell us how you first
We tapped some of our writers here at the Grimoire of Horror to get together and talk about some of their favorite “comfort films”. Those types of films that we come back to time and time again that just make us fall in love with the horror genre all over again. You can watch the
Celebrating Japanese cult cinema, the Japan Film Fest Hamburg is gearing up for its 2021 season running from August 18th to September 1st. What has got us so excited for this one? Well the festival boasts a wide array of films from the Japanese underground, including titles that you are unlikely to see anywhere else.
Black Summer series 2 dropped on Netflix recently, so writers Dustin Domingo and Luke Greensmith have joined forces to explain what’s different about yet another zombie franchise, giving a thorough run down of both series. SYNOPSIS In the glut of zombie media, Black Summer stands out. It provides an intense, fast-paced story with realistic and