Dani Bethea ponders Jacob’s Ladder (1990) and its legacy. “While thinking about this film, the horror imagery is usually what’s remembered the most and that’s fair because it was wickedly designed and executed throughout. Constant rewatches of the film however, make the visceral uncanny valley nature of it […]
It’s a music video celebrating the esteemed Mr. Vampire film series! Hopping Vampires! Lam Ching-Ying! Taoism! Shenanigans! (via Grady Hendrix)
Artist Gabriel Hardman has created a Halloween graveyard occupied by his favorite characters from film–especially Val Lewton’s atmospheric horror movies. Gaze at photos of them… IF YOU DARE!
At The Conversation, Sam George writes about The Black Vampyre: A Legend of St. Domingo by Uriah Derick D’Arcy. “What is so remarkable about this story is that it is an anti-slavery narrative from the early 1800s which also contains America’s first vampire who is Black. It is […]
The veils between the worlds are about to part once more, dear friends, giving us a glimpse of what is normally denied to mortal view and bringing our beloved and not-so-beloved dead among us once more. Perhaps in these darkling hours, these twilight times, you long to hear […]
“Black Horror is far from a new phenomenon, as demonstrated by last year’s documentary Horror Noire, based on the book by Robin R. Means Coleman, which unpacked the deeper meaning behind a century of African American history in frightening screen stories—from the silent era to 1968’s Night of […]