London After Midnight Lost Film

The era of silent and pre-code horror was different. In the interim between the invention of the film and the implementation of the Production Code (in 1934), films had little oversight or censorship. They often depicted extreme violence, sexually graphic content, homosexuality, and things otherwise deemed “vulgar” by the Production Code Administration. Unfortunately, many of

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Homebound film review

Meeting your partner’s family for the first time can be a drag, having to find out how well you get along in the family dynamic or learn some truths you may not want to be privy to. It is a scenario that has been used in cinema in almost any genre, comedy, horror, drama etc.

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Burnt Portraits Featured Image

Burnt Portraits is a 2021 low-budget, single-location, psychological horror film from Leo X. Robertson. Robertson is known as being an indie filmmaker, Scottish writer and is also founder of the Stavanger Filmmakers club. Presented in black-and-white cinematography, Burnt Portraits is actually Robertson’s second feature after helming The TrutherNet Apocalypse, directing several shorts and being open

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21 Emerging Horror Directors

One constant from horror movies made in the last decade is that most features come from first-time directors – emerging, fresh voices. Even horror auteurs were, at one time, first-time directors. Here at the Grimoire of Horror, we have scoured the internet, watched a lot of modern horror films, and have been on the lookout

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Warning: The soundtrack for this film is very likely to trigger migraines. The first scene immediately sets the tone by framing a death scene with discordant, high pitched metallic sounds juxtaposing an idyllic, bright green farm. Within moments, the viewer gets a taste of what The Feast is going to be like. Fans of transcendental

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Don't Look Now 1973 Cover Photo

There is good reason why Don’t Look Now so rarely feels like it is a horror film. It is much too concerned with going about its daily business as if nothing terrible actually happened. Opening with a traumatic turn of events that will lead to the image of Donald Sutherland rising from some primordial pool

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Seagull is an oddball revenge story centred on family drama, secrets, and spite. After 8 years of eking out survival on a beach, Rose returns home and the full story of why she lived outside of society for that long is going to cause chaos for a family living with a fair few secrets. Helping

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The rise of a religious cult takes a turn for the apocalyptic, and it’s down to David to try and get his vulnerable dad to safety. However, with advanced dementia complicating an already overwhelming disaster, David may not be able to save his father from the growing zombie horde. A country manor in the middle

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When Norman Graysmith is invited into the home of an aspiring serial killer, Aidan Mendle to be exact, he believes he has the subject for a career defining documentary. However, the documentary crew soon learn of a few crucial issues with the production. Notably, the professed murderer has yet to take a life. Under the

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Ramsey Campbell Interview

A distinguished British horror author, who’s been the recipient of various awards in fiction and considered amongst the most revered veterans of the industry, Ramsey Campbell has established a strong legacy already to be regarded on level with many of the most esteemed writers of today. Prolific is an understatement, he’s served as both editor

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