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ENCYCLOBLEEDIA Of Folk Horror

From ALL THE HAUNTS… to Zines. Defining the “olde” and a “wyrd” revival.

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Kill It With Fire! John Carpenter's THE THING At 40

Burned at the time… some films never die. How Team Bo-Teen's work on this definitive cult classic remains the benchmark in practical effects.

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Ghosts of Suburbia: POLTERGEIST At 40

How an inherent national spirit became a modern American ghost story, revealing more than just childhood fears.

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ENCYCLOBLEEDIA of J-Horror

From AUDITION to zombie metafiction. Wired women, vengeful spirits and other transmissions.

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Faith and Fury: ALIEN³ at 30

Less STAR BEAST, more infernal beast. How David Fincher’s “unwanted child” endures.

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Raising the Stakes: BLADE II at 20

Of monsters and maestros. How the da Vinci of horror reinvented vampires.

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Bedtime Stories Mother Never Told You: TALES FROM THE CRYPT At 50

Ain't no Hammer horror. How Amicus nailed the horror anthology.

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SWAMP THING: Roots of Horror

Released 40 years ago today, Wes Craven's B movie was an entirely different 'thing' to what followed in the pages of the groundbreaking comic book.

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Return of the Loving Dead: NINA FOREVER

A necromantic love triangle and "fucked up fairy tale" presents a unique portrait of grief and trauma.

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Under A Swastika Moon: 80 Years Of THE WOLF MAN

Cursed origins and a Universal legacy. How screenwriter Curt Siodmak defined a monster.

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Mad Science And Makeup: FRANKENSTEIN At 90

Sadist, scientist, mad genius. Remembering Jack Pierce and his iconic Monster design.

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Hulks And Other Things

A craving for superhero horror with the celebration of THE IMMORTAL HULK #50

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Year of the Wolf: A Triptych Of Lycanthropy From 1981

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Beautiful Beast: AN AMERICAN WEREWOLF IN LONDON at 40

When a nine-year-old witnesses a man torn to pieces…

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Hell Can Wait: Art, Trauma And Other Demons in JACOB'S LADDER

Exploring Adrian Lyne's 1990 nightmarish portrait of PTSD.