Stare in the mirror too long and you might just see a monster staring back at you. Two eyes. A nose. Two ears. A mouth. An average number of teeth – none of them particularly fang-like. No horns. No excessive […]
Breathe in that fresh air… pine needles and damp earth and — fresh blood? And why is that tree looking at us funny? Normal people embrace the Great Outdoors. For Normal People, Nature represents tranquility and peace – a place […]
Demons, cults, possessions, Anti-Christs — horror sure does love its full on manifestations of evil. Where exactly our collective notion of evil comes from is a bit debatable. One person might view evil as a concrete oppositional force to good, […]
This article presents an overview to the “Wild Things: Transformation in Horror” Topic.
Introduction Family: Holidays. Vacations. The trials and tribulations of daily life with relatives. Family is the cornerstone on which many in this world build their lives. Horror, of course, has a slightly different relationship with Family. In horror, families that […]
[NOTE: The following contains spoilers of The Witch (2015), The Hallow (2015), The Ritual (2017), and The Scarlet Letter (but if you haven’t read that one by now…)] The woods are lovely, dark and deep, But I have promises to keep, And miles to go […]
I think it all starts with the Monster in the Closet. Or under the bed. Or on the roof. Or perhaps perched in the tree just outside our window — the one that makes us take the risk to get […]