Blush Comic

This touching short story about two boys falling in love amidst carnage is both beautifully written and rendered with real creativity. Created, written, and illustrated by Lorry Jamison, Blush is the second installment of the Nightshade series from Kraven Comics, an anthology of young adult LGBTQ+ horror comics.  Towing the line admirably between teenage romcom

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Suzy Eddie Izzard delivers a masterful performance of duality as the titular character in Doctor Jekyll, Hammer Film Productions’ retelling of The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, directed by Joe Stephenson. In this interpretation, Dr Jekyll is doctor-turned-billionaire CEO Nina Jekyll, a trans woman in disgrace after an unspecified scandal. Nina’s transness

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Tales from the Rez is a captivating look into the ghost stories of the Blackfoot Nation, presented in a format that’s instantly familiar to lovers of horror anthologies! Director Trevor Solway worked with Blackfoot Nation Films to bring to life the stories he heard growing up on a Native Canadian reserve. These ghost stories, overheard

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Film poster for Nope from writer/director Jordan Peele featuring a cloud with bunting hanging from it

Let’s get this out of the way now: This probably isn’t really a horror film. There are moments of terror and some incredibly unsettling sights, but Jordan Peele’s latest masterpiece fits more accurately into the realms of science fiction. While I will do my best not to ruin the nature of the movie, it is

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Director Nicholas Wagner’s Shelter for the Bloodstained Soul is a slightly bizarre and remarkably verbose horror that attempts to subvert the Judeo-Christian narrative of cult worship. This particular cult has a quiet start, seemingly beginning when junkie and country singer Harvey meets the creepiest hitchhiker on earth, Addison Montclair. She inexplicably invites this stranger to

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With more CGI and prosthetics than you could shake a silver-tipped stick at, Grimmfest’s 2022 Monsters and Movies festival was a roaring success! Manchester’s Odeon Cinema became the focus of the two-day event which saw eight film screenings (including two premieres), accompanied by panel talks on the films and film industry, and a signing event

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Movie poster for Blood-Red Ox showing a car with headlights highlighting a fallen animal in the road

Blood-Red Ox (2021) is an ambitious attempt to capture the spirit of classic Italian horror cinema, and a bold step forward for the visibility of queer men in South American culture. But does it live up to the standards it aims to hit? Co-written by Nate Atkins and Rodrigo Bellott, who’s also the director –

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Trigger warnings for virtually everything, from child ab*se to r*pe, torture, animal ab*se, mutilation, and repeated mentions of c*ck vore. Yes, c*ck vore. And probably whatever you’re thinking, that too. Reader beware. Vitiators is a psychedelic Gedankenexperiment that makes the reader complicit in the horrors within. An exploration of the perils of rabid fandom and

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The Long Walk movie poster showing a young boy running across a dirt road

Combining elements of half a dozen genres, The Long Walk is a surprisingly cohesive supernatural time travel drama from Laos, the most recent Southeast Asian country to break onto the horror scene. Laos’ first and only female film director, and the country’s first horror film director at all, the award-winning Mattie Do’s third film with

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Poster for The Legend of La Llorona showing a ghostly figure walking across a misty hill with a house in the background

Trigger warnings for child loss, miscarriage, infanticide and drowning The Legend of La Llorona is a horror story about a woman haunted – not by a ghost, but by her insufferable idiot of a husband. Okay fine, it’s about the trauma of losing a child, as you’d expect given the source material. But he’s also

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