The generally agreed definition of a snuff film is a real (not staged) filmed murder. In some cases, it is viewed for the purpose of arousal. However, this is somewhat incorrect, as by this definition, any video depicting the death of a person, purposeful or accidental, can fall under this moniker depending on the viewer.
Today, I will explore and rank an iconic character of the horror manga: Junji Ito’s Tomie. Tomie Kawakami is one of Junji Ito’s most popular characters and has become a horror icon. Like other important horror figures such as Dracula, she’s been portrayed by several persons on-screen. I’ll be sharing a personal ranking of the
We are always on the lookout for the best free to stream horror and cult films. There are plenty of services that provide this service while still giving back to the industry. This also comes with its own challenges when you look between different regions, and while there are free services that exist, it is
When it comes to horror subgenres, body horror is, by far, the most impressive visually – the loss of bodily autonomy in the most horrendous and intimate way. As such, this element is incredibly strenuous to effectively pull off in live-action cinema, usually requiring both a large budget and tremendously skilled special effects teams 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
It’s that time of year again when it’s dark at 2 pm and colourful lights and Christmas music assault the senses. But fear not, as we have a list of films to keep you warm and cozy at home but still celebrate the holiday spirit with some spooky Christmas-themed horror movies from around the world.
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 memories. 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
The Etheria Film Festival, or Etheria Film Night, is an annual film festival to showcase the latest short films by female directors. The first Festival was founded in 2014 by Heidi Honeycutt, Stacy Pippi Hammon, and Kayley Viteo. It has been held in California ever since. The festival features films from several different genres including
Here at the Grimoire of Horror, we would like to celebrate Pride Month with some curated selections including LGBTQIA+ characters. As a genre that has always appealed to the underdogs, outsiders, and misfits, horror has been a place where we can get our revenge; whether that’s visibility, killing the prom queen, or going on a