The new Netflix TV-series Ju-On: Origins gives a new spin on the franchise. From going from classical jump-scares to an actual social commentary installment.
A list of horror books coming soon that we look forward to.
A list of five short stories we love and are scared of.
What does the Appalachian range, the Scottish Highland, the Scandinavian mountains and Nick Cave have in common? Filled of the sub genre murder ballads. A strange phenomenon we don’t hear much in songs anymore. Often a man killing his girlfriend or a mother killing her children, these bone chilling songs have lasted centuries, growing and changing according to the time and place. But one thing remains, someone is murdered.
A collection of audio books with the classical books being rewritten as horror.
This is a collection of movies that really have that nice sublime gothic feeling about it, with all the elements that makes something gothic and would make Ann Radcliff proud. […]
Yes, in these times, zombie movies are all the rage as well as pandemic movies. And they sort of belong together, don’t they? But we also need to laugh, so […]
When a Stranger Calls (1979 film and 2006 remake) Urban Legend: Based on the legend of an unknown caller to the babysitter. The film has developed a large cult following over time […]
The 2019 faux movie-within-a-movie type of horror has taken up interest again, the movie, “Antrum, the deadliest film ever made”. I can’t really remember that a so popular movie have […]
Who else suffers from cabin fever, the stress of self-isolation and how many have rearranged their whole apartment? More than us? Good. In honor of staying home and staying safe, […]
In these times so many of us turn to these horrible movies that reflect our time. Pandemic movies have never been watched so much as now. Why is it so […]
Penny Dreadful is an old term used during the nineteenth century to refer to cheap popular serial literature. Sort of like pulp fiction. It was also called penny blood, penny awful, or penny horrible. It means a story published in weekly parts, with the cost of one (old) penny. The main plot of these stories were typically sensational, focusing on the adventures of detectives, criminals, or supernatural entities.
This is exactly what Penny Dreadful was, and what it payed homage to. So we found some old stuff the series borrowed or was inspired by. And there is A LOT.
There are countless, countless, COUNTLESS ballads, songs, poems and plays about ghosts and hauntings throughout histories. But to find stories about songs about specific ghosts and hauntings is a bit more tricky. These are the selection we could find, but if you know about more, give notice as we are collecting!
What makes a true story a good story? This is five of the supernatural horror movies claiming to be true events. Is it? How much creative liberty can movie makers […]
Ten romantic ghost movies to watch for ghost content without jump scares and demonic possessions.
The Lodgers from 2017 is an Irish Gothic horror film by David Turpin and Brian O’Malley. It stars Charlotte Vega, Bill Milner and Eugne Simon. If you like eerily dark […]