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 Comedy Horror From the Bottom Shelf Horror Comedy is the beloved sub-genre that brings to mind everything from self-aware zombies to murderous inanimate objects, and the volume of films in the category is substantial. From big-budget blockbusters to movies you’d swear were filmed using an old 80s elementary school AV cart, the popularity of horror-comedy

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The Grimoire of Horror’s Recommended Reading List for Women in Horror Month While many in the literary community are still celebrating Women in Horror Month in February, we at the Grimoire of Horror have chosen to  join the newer movement which has bumped the event to March in deference to Black History Month. We are

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Women in Horror

Conversations With Three Influential Women in Horror While many in the horror community celebrate Women in Horror Month in February, the Grimoire of Horror is choosing to observe the celebration in conjunction with Women’s History Month in March. Beginning in February 2023, we will be honouring Black Horror Authors during Black History Month as a

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IN THE BEGINNING In 1984, Ghostbusters was the first film I was allowed to see in the theatre without my mother. My friends and I sat close to the screen, not yet understanding the nuances of seat selection in a large cinema, and craned our necks in awe. It was the first comedy blockbuster in

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Felix Blackwell

Every indie creator hopes to make it big some day, but with limited marketing budgets and the lack of a big publisher/production company backing their projects, success is often a distant dream. Enter Felix Blackwell, exception to the rule. His best selling novel Stolen Tongues was originally a story he came up with for the

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When I finished watching Dave Made a Maze (2017) last year, I was in awe. (Read my review of the movie here.) So few movies involve this level of creativity and thought, which may be a strange thing to say, but I challenge you to argue the point after watching it. It’s listed as a

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Dave Made a Maze

Dave Made a Maze is the story of a thirty-year-old starving artist who is sick of his own inability to finish anything, so he builds a giant maze out of cardboard boxes in his living room. When his girlfriend Annie (Meera Rohit Khumbani) comes home from a work trip to find the monstrosity in their

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Red Snow is the Christmas/vampire/comedy horror film you’ll be adding to your must watch list this holiday season. Writer/director Sean Nichols Lynch always wanted to make a vampire movie but was determined to bring something new to the subgenre, a difficult feat for subject matter that has been portrayed in every imaginable way a thousand

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Incident in a Ghostland has been popping up on horror fan group pages since its recent release on Netflix, and the reviews are mixed. It seems to be a “love it or hate it” movie, and for good reason. Incident in a Ghostland will push some people’s buttons, while those more seriously triggered may not

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Blood in the Snow (BITS) is a Toronto-based horror film festival that is  presenting its 9th annual line-up at the Royal Alexander Theatre from November 18-23, 2021. Festival director Kelly Michael Stewart favoured us with screeners before the event so that we could be sure to tell you which films you don’t want to miss!

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