RSSCategory: Horror

Abduct (2016) (Film Review).

August 17, 2018 | By | Reply More
Abduct (2016) (Film Review).

An alien abduction film that includes actor William B. Davis in it, has to be worth investigating. Are they trading on his ‘X-Files’ connection and, yes, there is a gag about that or because he’s the best actor for the part. A bit of each I suspect. The basic plot scenario is late night radio […]

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Retrospective: The Hypnotic Eye (1960) (a film retrospective by Mark R. Leeper).

August 10, 2018 | By | Reply More
Retrospective: The Hypnotic Eye (1960) (a film retrospective by Mark R. Leeper).

In an unnamed major city, there is a baffling series of incidents of beautiful women inflicting agonising self-mutilations on their own faces. Dave, a police detective, investigates by searching for a common link. He ties the case to the visit of a popular stage hypnotist. The film’s plot is rather straightforward and flat. The short […]

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The Private Life Of Elder Things by Adrian Tchaikovsky, Keris McDonald & Adam Gauntlett

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The Private Life Of Elder Things by Adrian Tchaikovsky, Keris McDonald & Adam Gauntlett

When H.P. Lovecraft write his first story, ‘The Call Of Chthulu’ in 1928, he was unaware of what he was unleashing onto the world of literature. His stories about the Old Ones, the Elder Gods, caught the imagination of horror writers the world over. Three are featured in this volume and their stories are the […]

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We Are Where The Nightmares Go And Other Stories by C. Robert Cargill (book review).

August 2, 2018 | By | Reply More
We Are Where The Nightmares Go And Other Stories by C. Robert Cargill (book review).

I haven’t read a prose collection of horror short stories for a while, so when C. Robert Cargill’s new book was published in mid-June, I picked up a review copy enthusiastically. For those who haven’t heard of him, Cargill is an American horror writer with three novels to his credit, the latest of which, ‘Sea […]

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Bloodbond May 2018 (e-magazine review).

July 26, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More
Bloodbond May 2018 (e-magazine review).

‘Bloodbond’ is a quarterly magazine from Alban Lake Publishing that features stories about vampires, werewolves and shapeshifters, though only vampires seem to feature in this issue. ‘The Blood, The Guts, And The Dirt’ by J.G. Formato is set in a future where there’s a Ruling Class and a Working Class. Faun, as they call her, […]

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Preacher (Series 3) (trailer).

July 21, 2018 | By | Reply More
Preacher (Series 3) (trailer).

The 3rd season of Preacher’s TV series gets a trailer featuring the Allfather and Eccarius before it drops on Amazon Prime.

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Fear the Walking Dead 4th season (part deux) (trailer).

July 20, 2018 | By | Reply More
Fear the Walking Dead 4th season (part deux) (trailer).

Here’s the Comic-Con trailer for the back-end tail of the 4th season of Fear the Walking Dead, where we’re introduced to a couple of cool-looking truckers as well as all the new faves … SWAT Tank Girl, Lonesome Pacifist Cowboy, Morgan, you know who I mean!

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The Walking Dead season 9 (mega-trailer).

July 20, 2018 | By | Reply More
The Walking Dead season 9 (mega-trailer).

Here’s a nice fat trailer for the 9th series of The Walking Dead, where things are looking more like the Wild West, tech-wise, and the various communities are at peace. But hey, love and harmony, that ain’t going to last, is it? Just ask Old Man Negan in a cage.

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Nightflyers (Netflix SF series trailer).

July 20, 2018 | By | Reply More
Nightflyers (Netflix SF series trailer).

Here’s the trailer for Netflix’s upcoming Nightflyers series, based on the horror-SF novella by George R. R. Martin. Colonists wake up inside a failing starship and have to work out what is going wrong and what wants them dead. Hell, the universe, man. The whole universe wants you f^%^ing dead. I hope they’re not going to […]

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Brief Cases (The Dresden Files anthology book 2) by Jim Butcher (book review)

July 20, 2018 | By | Reply More
Brief Cases (The Dresden Files anthology book 2) by Jim Butcher    (book review)

Immersion in a world that is the background for a successful series of novels is often the penalty a writer pays. There is a demand for more novels from fans, there are also the requests from editors to contribute to anthology and the danger of coming out of the mindset needed for the next novel. […]

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