5 disturbing japanese books for horror and thriller fans

People tend to underestimate just how unsettling reading horror can be. Granted, there are no images or music, but sometimes the brain fills in the blanks all too well and some stories just won’t leave you after finishing them. If said stories come from Japan, you bet they will haunt you because they have a

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The term pinky violence is a retroactive term used to collectively refer to Toei’s various films of the early 70’s focused on sukebans, girl gangs and bad girls in general. Initially sparked as a reaction to the girl gang films of their rivals Nikkatsu and Daiei, pinky violence films soon took on a life of

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japanese legends

It is a pleasure to research weird internet mysteries, above all, when they come from Japan. Due to the language barrier and its distinctive online culture, creepy stuff that originated in this country seems unusually eerie even for the most well-versed fans of the uncanny. Since I am a fellow seeker of disturbing content, I

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Best Detectives in Horror

The police are a protective force, but their ineptitude is customary in any horror premise – they’re either unavailable or incapable – an earthly power dethroned. This not only unveils the severity of the circumstances– there being no protection of the law and order with which we’re familiar as security– it also reinforces the helpless

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Food often plays a special role in horror, whether it is as a gross-out, a sentient adversary to be tackled, or the means by which a virus or alien mind control is disseminated. That’s why the team at Grimoire of Horror has compiled our list of the scariest and most influential food in horror movies,

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Nightmare Fuel list Cover Photo

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 memoires. 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

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Best cult musicals horror

 The musical, as a genre, is one which does not vibe to everyone’s tastes. While the generic and predictable musicals that make up a lot of Disney’s animated world stays prevalent, Hollywood has long since given up on the genre with only the odd project steeped in nostalgia making it into award season. That said,

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Black Horror Movies

Welcome to Part 2 of our series highlighting Black Horror! For Part 2, we have compiled a list of films featuring black leads, most of which are newer releases, but includes a few older and possibly overlooked films. I hope you enjoy, and stay tuned for Part 3 of our series: Black Directors to Follow!

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Best Horror Comedy Films

Fans of the horror are very much aware of the amount of subgenres that have been birthed out of the general moniker of being called horror. However, out of all the different styles and variations, it is arguable that the most common and beloved rests with the ‘horror-comedy’.  Essentially, horror is a genre that knows

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