Howdy, GoH fam! Dustin here again with another edition of Recent Reads, where I share my thoughts on the latest horror book I’ve read so you can get to know me and the books a little bit better. For this one we dive into grief horror with Gus Moreno’s This Thing Between Us, Toni Morrison’s

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It is safe to say that most people are aware of the Zodiac Killer. Perhaps not his identity, but of the heinous murders committed in San Francisco during the late 1960s. He taunted the police and public with his demand for media attention, using cryptic cyphers created and distributed to newspapers across the area. Active

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Cherry Falls

  1996’s Scream was a game-changer for the slasher genre. By playing with well-established conventions, the movie directly engaged the audience in a conversation about what they were watching and toyed with their expectations. This self-aware approach rejuvenated the slasher for critics and public alike, summoning a tidal wave of copycat films. This meta approach

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Texas Chainsaw Massacre Netflix Review 2022

What constitutes a slasher, and how is a particular slasher franchise defined in an identity? Whilst Netflix’s Texas Chainsaw Massacre is a continuation of the very original, as Halloween (2018) was to that respective franchise (modern trend or ‘homage’?), it is undoubtedly having an identity crisis in that it has none of the spirit behind

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Hey there GoH fam! Dustin here again with another edition of ‘Recent Reads’, where I dive into my thoughts on three books I’ve lately read. I’m keeping things bloody with a vampire novel that’s considered a modern classic, and two slasher horror novels. Let the Right One In by John Ajvide Lindqvist First published in 2004,

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Scream 5 2022 Review

25 years after the original Woodsboro murders, yet another copycat killer in a Ghostface mask emerges. As the pattern materialises, and the new “reboot” rules the killer is following begin to develop, the original survivors are dragged back to where it all began to try and save the new targets of the latest murderer. Scream

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In the past few years, Facebook Watch has grown in popularity, consistently releasing quality web-series. Debuting in 2017, Facebook Watch is a video on-demand service that is available to viewers free of cost and offers an assortment of shows that vary in length from just a few minutes to some that are over a half

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Satan Claus 1996 cover photo

Satan Claus is an Italian/American low budget slasher horror, written by Simonetta Mostarda and directed by Massimiliano Cerchi. Well versed in independent horror, Massimiliano is known for directing such lo-fi additions to the genre as Hellinger (1997), Brainmaster (1993) and Holy Terror (2002), to name a few. Over the years, there have been rumours that

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Effects 1980 cover photo

When it comes to lost media, there are a variety of reasons as to how the media came to be missing in the first place. But, by far the most egregious reason, in my opinion anyway, is legal battles over distribution rights and mishandled releases; the incompetence of a third party ruining any chances of

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Folies Meurtrières film review

There is something inherently fascinating about film oddities emerging from the underground decades after their release. Such is the case with Folies Meurtrières, a gritty French slasher film from director Antoine Pellissier. This microbudget film is simple in execution, a masked killer on the prowl stalking and killing several women in vicious ways. However, what differentiates

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