The disgust is in the details of Samantha Aldana’s atmospheric feature-length debut. Mouths slurp soda and crunch cookies with overwhelming sensory intensity. An esophagus pulses and contracts between mouthfuls of fast food. Bones jut painfully from thin skin as fingers are picked and nails are bitten. There’s an inescapable hyper-focus on the body; what it

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Slasher and revenge horrors could be said to be two sides of the same coin; in one, you are following the victims, and in the other, you are following (and often cheering on) the killer. Both genres often play with the rural setting, exploring themes of isolation and alienation, themes Carlota Pereda’s film Piggy utilizes

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Rave 2020 aka Svartklubb

Rave (Svartklubb) is a 2020 Swedish body horror film written and directed by Nils Alatalo in his first feature-length debut after graduating from film school. The film stars Isabelle Grill from the hit transcendental folk horror Midsommar (2019) as well as Tuva Jagell from the 2015 drama Girls Lost. The local underground club is shutting

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Drew Stepek

 If You Love Horror Books, You NEED to Get on Godless!  Let’s get one thing straight: Godless.com is NOT a satanic cult! It has nothing to do with religion of any kind. You will not burst into flames if you open up the website, your soul will not be damned, and you will not start

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Chloe Okuno’s Watcher, which delighted lucky Sundance Festival-goers earlier this year, is a step forward for the horror genre and doubles as a neat entry point (for those curious) into the landscape of contemporary Romanian cinema and culture. Shot in Bucharest and featuring the amazing Maika Monroe alongside some of the most recognizable Romanian actors working

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The Drifting Classroom (aka Hyouryuu Kyoushitsu) is a horror manga series released all the way back in 1972 by Weekly Shonen Sunday. This piece of art is written and illustrated by Kazuo Umezu who is also known for his other works such as Orochi: Blood and Kami no Hidarite, Akuma no Migite aka God’s Left Hand,

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Disgraced YouTube stars are a dime a dozen, as it is pretty damn easy to become a ‘persona-non-grata’ in this day and age. The disposable nature of online fame has created a whole sub-genre of people that are easy to despise–their attempts at redemption likely to serve to keep them in the spotlight of mockery.

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The Terror is a thrilling semi-historical, supernatural horror anthology series in which each season is inspired by a different infamous or mysterious real-life historical tragedy. The newest season of the show titled Infamy, co-created by Max Borenstein (Godzilla) and Alexander Woo (the True Blood series), is set against the backdrop of World War II and

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For the long-awaited conclusion to the Gwendy trilogy, Stephen King and Richard Chizmar reach the final frontier of “don’t push that button!!” horror to bring us the last installment of The Gwendy’s Button Box Trilogy.  These books are well-known for being close to the heart for many, as the previous two novels take place largely in

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The Devils 1971 Cover photo

As the temperature of sin and plague begins to rise within the town of Loudun, France, it is hard not to notice the white brick walls that fortify the commune rising above it all; an unnervingly blank canvas waiting to be smeared. Like Chekov’s gun, there are expectations by the third act something must explode

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