Something deadly has begun in the woods as an infectious spore mutates from ‘Patient Zero’ to begin an alarming spread. People are its food source as well as reproduction method, giving it plenty of chances to evolve even further, and there doesn’t appear to be any way to stop it. The structure of The Spore

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Faceless Film Review

“A disoriented and frightened man awakens in a hospital room to discover he’s the recipient of a full face transplant. Plagued by weird flashbacks, no memory and no visitors, he is unprepared when they release him from the hospital. When a mysterious red- haired woman, Sophie, befriends him, life gets even weirder. Suddenly a hooded

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Candyman Film Review 2021

Director Nia DaCosta’s kind of mostly sequel to the 1992 original revives the Candyman. Say his name five times in the mirror if you dare, as Cabrini Green has dark secrets which are dangerous to uncover. This is an incredibly slick production, which shouldn’t be a surprise from Monkey Paw Studios. There’s some incredible cinematography

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A long-haired man in linen feeds a sacrament to a kneeling young man

Warning to those with mycophobia – this is not the film for you. Gaia is a South African ecological horror film, full of mushroom monsters, skin-crawling body horror and raving sermons about the demise of mankind. Switching seamlessly between English and Afrikaans, this is no humorous splatterfest but a dark, sumptuous dive into the horrors

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May Chan's Daily Life Film Review

The early days of film exploration where pretty wild, with the advent of VHS and early online access creating a community of people pushing filth. Consequently, certain films became a badge of honor in the continual search to one-up others an prove your mettle among the dregs – always scraping the bottom to see what

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Death Trash Cover Photo

Previously announced at E3 PC gaming showcase, Death Trash is a unique mix of Eldritch body horror, cyberpunk aesthetics and old school gaming that got me pretty excited when watching. Death Trash is an isometric, pixel art action RPG with strong influence from the work of H.P. Lovecraft and Clive Barker. “Humankind travelled to the

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I am always on the look out for more extreme and challenging horror manga as a fan of work that pushes those boundaries of what is acceptable as entertainment. That said, there is a fine line between shock with substance and pitiful attempts to be edgy in a way to draw anyone in. As a

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One of the many perks of Blu-Ray re-releases is the granted ability to revisit a film that you otherwise might not have, or in some cases, the chance to check off a much anticipated first-time-watch from your bucket list. When it comes to Meatball Machine, I fall into the former. In fact, if memory serves

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As a gamer, it took me a long time to get around to playing any visual novels. With the assumption that all visual novels were redundant dating sims, I avoided playing any until it was suggested I play Doki Doki Literature Club. After this, I realised that these games can be an excellent way to

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Best stories of Junji Ito

Junji Ito has been writing horror since 1987. Nowhere near finished, he has several more tomes set for release this year. Often called the Stephen King of Japan, his works are atmospheric, detailed, and full of horror both physical and psychological. Here at The Grimoire of Horror, we have curated our top choices from his

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