Tag: Horror

Horror in Literature: From Novels to Reddit

The concept of horror is one of the oldest genres in storytelling. Early tribes would tell ghost stories of demons and monsters as a way to warn of the dangers of the unknown and the world they live in. These stories would be past down from one generation to the next, evolving over time. These

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Zombie Media: Should It Stay In The Grave?

Walkers. Zed heads. Biters. The Undead. Zombie. For decades, what we’ve come to know as the classic brain devourer risen from the dead has flooded mainstream media with endless waves of adaptations and interpretations.  Well regarded as the GodFather of the modern zombie, George A. Romero created the first imagined creation that all future iterations

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Army of The Dead Trailer: Should This Film Stay In The Grave?

A second trailer dropping for Netflix’s upcoming “original” film Army of the Dead  has done nothing but to reaffirm what I asserted watching the first one – It’s time to turn my brain off. The three minute compilation consisted of the standard “meet the gang” snippets,  “here’s the plan” reveal and plenty of undead being

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The Rise and Fall (and Rise Again) of the Found Footage Era

Found footage films, we hate to love them, but they have become such an intricate part of modern cinema. Used as a technique in tribute to epistolary novels, the found footage film parodies a documentary-like method to convince the audience that what they are watching is within the realm of plausibility. This technique is milked

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Cthulhu Day: All Hail!

To commemorate this most glorious of days and pay proper tribute to our lord and master, Cthulhu, let’s not delve into his literary creator but rather focus on the achievements, influences, and gifts bestowed to us by the Great Elder One. This day is his (it’s?) day after all and not H.P. Lovecraft’s.  I’m sure

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