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Vulture
1 month ago
Writing

In a Violent Nature's Unbearably Tense Ending Makes the Whole Film Worthwhile

In a Violent Nature explores the moments in a slasher film between murders and the immersive experience of the antagonist's actions. [ more ]
Kqed
2 months ago
Writing

'Cujo' Character Returns as One of 12 Stories in Stephen King's 'You Like It Darker'

The collection 'You Like It Darker' by Stephen King features a variety of dark and suspenseful stories, showcasing the author's ability to blend horror with heart. [ more ]
GameSpot
2 months ago
Film

New Silent Hill Movie's Pyramid Head Revealed At Cannes Film Festival

The film Return To Silent Hill aims to be a faithful adaptation of the 2001 horror masterpiece Silent Hill 2. [ more ]
Inverse
2 months ago
Data science

The 50 Best Sci-Fi Horror Movies, Casually Ranked

Science fiction can often incorporate elements of horror, blurring the lines between the two genres. [ more ]
Kotaku
3 months ago
Video games

Fan-Made Star Wars Horror Game Featuring Zombie Stormtroopers Goes Viral

A fan-developed horror game set in the Star Wars universe, Deathtroopers, went viral, leading to the popularity of its sequel. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
3 months ago
Film

One of the greatest horror movies of all time returns for 45th anniversary

Dawn of the Dead is a classic horror film with a gripping storyline and plenty of gore.
The movie has held up well over the years and is considered on par with other horror classics. [ more ]
GameSpot
3 months ago
Video games

This Upcoming Kidnapper Sim Injects Creepy Vibes Into Its Hitman-Like Formula

Life Eater by Strange Scaffold is a kidnapper simulator with horror elements.
The game aims to combine stalking, kidnapping, sacrifice, and self-reflection horror. [ more ]
#fantasy
www.amny.com
3 months ago
Film

Local director to premiere new film Spirit Riser' at the Museum of the Moving Image | amNewYork

Blend of fantasy, horror, comedy, action, and surrealism in director Dylan Mars Greenberg's new film Spirit Riser.
Spirit Riser premieres at Museum of the Moving Image on March 30, featuring real-life siblings and notable actors in the cast. [ more ]
Open Culture
1 month ago
Writing

Download Issues of "Weird Tales" (1923-1954): The Pioneering Pulp Horror Magazine Features Original Stories by Lovecraft, Bradbury & Many More

Horror and fantasy have transitioned from teenage B-movies to dominant forms of popular narrative for adults. [ more ]
www.amny.com
3 months ago
Film

Local director to premiere new film Spirit Riser' at the Museum of the Moving Image | amNewYork

Blend of fantasy, horror, comedy, action, and surrealism in director Dylan Mars Greenberg's new film Spirit Riser.
Spirit Riser premieres at Museum of the Moving Image on March 30, featuring real-life siblings and notable actors in the cast. [ more ]
Open Culture
1 month ago
Writing

Download Issues of "Weird Tales" (1923-1954): The Pioneering Pulp Horror Magazine Features Original Stories by Lovecraft, Bradbury & Many More

Horror and fantasy have transitioned from teenage B-movies to dominant forms of popular narrative for adults. [ more ]
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Creative Bloq
4 months ago
Graphic design

Alien: Romulus' trailer proves this movie is more than a bite of nostalgia

Alien: Romulus is a direct sequel to Alien, maintaining the original film-making techniques.
The VFX in Alien: Romulus is reminiscent of the original Alien and Aliens due to the involvement of artists from those films. [ more ]
Kotaku
4 months ago
Video games

The 10 Weirdest Sci-Fi and Fantasy Movies On Peacock

Peacock offers unique and lesser-known horror and sci-fi movies.
The list includes bizarre and unusual titles for viewers to explore. [ more ]
Creative Bloq
4 months ago
Graphic design

Alien: Romulus' trailer proves this movie is more than a bite of nostalgia

Alien: Romulus is a direct sequel to Alien, maintaining the original film-making techniques.
The VFX in Alien: Romulus is reminiscent of the original Alien and Aliens due to the involvement of artists from those films. [ more ]
Kotaku
4 months ago
Video games

The 10 Weirdest Sci-Fi and Fantasy Movies On Peacock

Peacock offers unique and lesser-known horror and sci-fi movies.
The list includes bizarre and unusual titles for viewers to explore. [ more ]
moresci-fi
Polygon
4 months ago
Film

I Saw the TV Glow already looks like one of the best horror movies of the year

I Saw the TV Glow is a highly anticipated movie with a unique storyline and captivating atmosphere.
Director Jane Schoenbrun has a reputation for creating unnerving horror movies with exceptional atmosphere. [ more ]
#movies
Polygon
4 months ago
Video games

I'll never get over Kindergarten Cop's influence on Silent Hill

Silent Hill's influences include Kindergarten Cop, Jacob's Ladder, and The Shining.
The game's architecture and design are inspired by Ivan Reitman and Arnold Schwarzenegger's Kindergarten Cop. [ more ]
www.yourlocalguardian.co.uk
4 months ago
Film

Nine movies that you probably didn't know were filmed in Croydon

Croydon has been a filming location for a variety of films, ranging from horror to comedy genres.
Films such as 'Konga,' 'The Sandwich Man,' 'Strippers vs Werewolves,' and 'Criminal' have scenes shot in Croydon. [ more ]
Polygon
4 months ago
Video games

I'll never get over Kindergarten Cop's influence on Silent Hill

Silent Hill's influences include Kindergarten Cop, Jacob's Ladder, and The Shining.
The game's architecture and design are inspired by Ivan Reitman and Arnold Schwarzenegger's Kindergarten Cop. [ more ]
www.yourlocalguardian.co.uk
4 months ago
Film

Nine movies that you probably didn't know were filmed in Croydon

Croydon has been a filming location for a variety of films, ranging from horror to comedy genres.
Films such as 'Konga,' 'The Sandwich Man,' 'Strippers vs Werewolves,' and 'Criminal' have scenes shot in Croydon. [ more ]
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GameSpot
4 months ago
Video games

Level Zero: Extraction Looks Like Alien: Isolation With Multiplayer

Alien: Isolation influences in Level Zero: Extraction
Combination of extraction shooters and asymmetrical horror in LZE [ more ]
Toucharcade
5 months ago
Video games

SwitchArcade Round-Up: 'Spirit Hunter: Death Mark II', 'PlateUp!', Plus Today's Other Releases and Sales

Spirit Hunter: Death Mark II is a cult horror adventure game worth checking out
GUNVOLT RECORDS: Cychronicle is a rhythm game spin-off with fan service for Gunvolt fans [ more ]
Creative Bloq
5 months ago
Graphic design

New Nicholas Cage movie posters are effortlessly eerie

Longlegs is a new horror film starring Nicholas Cage that has unveiled four minimalist yet eerie posters.
The posters create a foreboding aura with their chilling visuals and typography, creating a contemporary and unsettling atmosphere. [ more ]
WGB
5 months ago
Video games

Silent Hill: The Short Message is free and out right now, and Silent Hill 2 Remake gets a combat trailer

Silent Hill: The Short Message is a new free game available for download on PlayStation 5.
The game explores modern youth's communication online and through phones and incorporates contemporary problems into the Silent Hill experience. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
5 months ago
Books

What we're reading: writers and readers on the books they enjoyed in January

Mariana Enriquez's novel Our Share of Night explores Argentina in the 80s and 90s and deals with the dictatorship and its aftermath.
The Cipher by Kathe Koja is a short, smart novel with a compelling premise and beguiling sentences.
The Cave by Tim Krabbe is a frightening literary realism novel that is compared to Ian McEwan's The Comfort of Strangers. [ more ]
#books
Nytimes
5 months ago
Books

4 New Horror Novels That Are as Fresh as They Are Terrifying

Emily Ruth Verona's debut novel, 'Midnight on Beacon Street,' is a taut thriller that celebrates classic horror movies and delivers a lot of fun.
Jenny Kiefer's debut novel, 'This Wretched Valley,' is a hallucinatory nightmare that blends adventure, horror, and historical elements. [ more ]
The Verge
7 months ago
Books

The Verge's favorite books from 2023

Books are still a popular form of entertainment and learning
The Verge staff recommend a range of books from science fiction novels to autobiographies to lessons on drawing [ more ]
Nytimes
5 months ago
Books

4 New Horror Novels That Are as Fresh as They Are Terrifying

Emily Ruth Verona's debut novel, 'Midnight on Beacon Street,' is a taut thriller that celebrates classic horror movies and delivers a lot of fun.
Jenny Kiefer's debut novel, 'This Wretched Valley,' is a hallucinatory nightmare that blends adventure, horror, and historical elements. [ more ]
The Verge
7 months ago
Books

The Verge's favorite books from 2023

Books are still a popular form of entertainment and learning
The Verge staff recommend a range of books from science fiction novels to autobiographies to lessons on drawing [ more ]
morebooks
VG247
6 months ago
Video games

Until Dawn movie in the works with Shazam director

Shazam! director David F. Sandberg is adapting PlayStation's game Until Dawn into a movie despite the game already being an interactive movie.
Gary Dauberman, the screenwriter behind horror hits like It and Annabelle, will be working on the script. [ more ]
#comedy
Polygon
6 months ago
Video games

Lethal Company was bound to blow up - and now it's everywhere on social media

Lethal Company, a video game created by a solo developer, became a sensation with over 239,000 concurrent players on Steam within months of its release.
The success of Lethal Company can be attributed to the developer's work history and the game's combination of traditional horror elements and comedy vibes. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
7 months ago
Television

The Creepiest Moment Onscreen This Year Occurred in a Comedy

Nathan Fielder's character in 'The Curse' delivers a bad joke that becomes an unsettling, meme-worthy moment.
'The Curse' combines cringe comedy with horror elements to create a dark and dread-filled series. [ more ]
Polygon
6 months ago
Video games

Lethal Company was bound to blow up - and now it's everywhere on social media

Lethal Company, a video game created by a solo developer, became a sensation with over 239,000 concurrent players on Steam within months of its release.
The success of Lethal Company can be attributed to the developer's work history and the game's combination of traditional horror elements and comedy vibes. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
7 months ago
Television

The Creepiest Moment Onscreen This Year Occurred in a Comedy

Nathan Fielder's character in 'The Curse' delivers a bad joke that becomes an unsettling, meme-worthy moment.
'The Curse' combines cringe comedy with horror elements to create a dark and dread-filled series. [ more ]
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Engadget
6 months ago
Books

The best books we read in 2023

With El Niño slated to drop a warm, wet winter on most of the US in the coming months, everybody's going to need something good to read while the weather outside is frightful.
WSJ
7 months ago
Books

The Best Books of 2023: Science Fiction & Fantasy

Speculative-fiction writers have produced a range of fantastic and diverting stories this year.
Here are five standouts in the horror and uncanny fiction category. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
7 months ago
Television

The Creepiest Moment Onscreen This Year Occurred in a Comedy

Nathan Fielder's character in 'The Curse' performs an unsettling gesture that is destined to become a meme.
The series combines cringe comedy with horror elements, creating a dark and dread-filled atmosphere. [ more ]
Creative Bloq
1 month ago
Graphic design

The new Alien Romulus poster is suffocatingly brilliant

The new Alien Romulus film poster is a departure from the usual style, featuring a person trying to remove a Facehugger, reviving iconic enemies in a subdued yet stylish way. [ more ]
Polygon
1 week ago
Video games

What the hell is Nintendo teasing with this creepy smiling man video?

Nintendo's teaser trailer for Emio is unusually unsettling and has sparked speculation among fans. [ more ]
VG247
3 weeks ago
Film

The first trailer for The Lighthouse director's Nosferatu wants to remind you vampires didn't always sparkle in the sun

The first trailer for Robert Eggers' Nosferatu gives a throwback to early 1900s horror. [ more ]
IndieWire
1 month ago
Writing

How 'Pretty Little Liars: Summer School' Explored Religious Fanaticism

Resurrected Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa and Lindsay Calhoon Bring for a modern twist on classic themes. [ more ]
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