Uprooting the Czech Fairy Tale ‘Little Otík’ [Horrors Elsewhere]

Horrors Elsewhere is a recurring column that spotlights a variety of movies from all around the globe, particularly those not from the United States. Fears may not be universal, but one thing is for sure — a scream is understood, always and everywhere. Stepsisters disfigure their feet so they fit into glass slippers. A witch […]

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5 Tales of Family Horror from TV Anthologies [Series of Frights]

Series of Frights is a recurring column that mainly focuses on horror in television. Specifically, it takes a closer look at five episodes or stories — each one adhering to an overall theme — from different anthology series or the occasional movie made for TV. With anthologies becoming popular again, especially on television, now is […]

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‘Kristy’: Surviving the Holidays in the Thanksgiving Slasher [Young Blood]

Horror contemplates in great detail how young people handle inordinate situations and all of life’s unexpected challenges. While the genre forces characters of every age to face their fears, it is especially interested in how youths might fare in life-or-death scenarios. The column Young Blood is dedicated to horror stories for and about teenagers, as […]

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“There Are No Happy Endings Because Nothing Ends” – ‘The Last Unicorn’ Is Animated Escapism at Its Finest

My escapism ultimately flourished elsewhere, but it began in animation. Baby dinosaurs, guardian angels in the form of bears, and altruistic stray dogs were just some of my babysitters growing up. Of all the colorful reveries that filled my youth and distracted me from formative upsets, however, none have had the same lasting effect as […]

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Wendigos and Sibling Rifts in ‘Devil in the Dark’ [Horrors Elsewhere]

Horrors Elsewhere is a recurring column that spotlights a variety of movies from all around the globe, particularly those not from the United States. Fears may not be universal, but one thing is for sure — a scream is understood, always and everywhere. Returning to his hometown was not an easy decision for Adam. He […]

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‘Voices’: A Death Curse Runs in the Family in 2007’s Korean Horror Movie [Horrors Elsewhere]

Horrors Elsewhere is a recurring column that spotlights a variety of movies from all around the globe, particularly those not from the United States. Fears may not be universal, but one thing is for sure — a scream is understood, always and everywhere. A black cloud hangs over the family at the center of the […]

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‘Voices’: A Death Curse Runs in the Family in 2007’s Korean Horror Movie [Horrors Elsewhere]

Horrors Elsewhere is a recurring column that spotlights a variety of movies from all around the globe, particularly those not from the United States. Fears may not be universal, but one thing is for sure — a scream is understood, always and everywhere. A black cloud hangs over the family at the center of the […]

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‘Voices’: A Death Curse Runs in the Family in 2007’s Korean Horror Movie [Horrors Elsewhere]

Horrors Elsewhere is a recurring column that spotlights a variety of movies from all around the globe, particularly those not from the United States. Fears may not be universal, but one thing is for sure — a scream is understood, always and everywhere. A black cloud hangs over the family at the center of the […]

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‘Housebound’: Home is Where the Haunt is [Horrors Elsewhere]

Horrors Elsewhere is a recurring column that spotlights a variety of movies from all around the globe, particularly those not from the United States. Fears may not be universal, but one thing is for sure — a scream is understood, always and everywhere. Standing trial for robbery is just the beginning of Kylie Bucknell’s troubles […]

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‘Ghostwatch’: The Scariest Hoax in Television History [Horrors Elsewhere]

Horrors Elsewhere is a recurring column that spotlights a variety of movies from all around the globe, particularly those not from the United States. Fears may not be universal, but one thing is for sure — a scream is understood, always and everywhere. Nine years before The Blair Witch Project hoodwinked audiences on a large […]

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[Review] “Creepshow” Season 3 Ends With Two Strong Tales of Dark Secrets

This week’s Creepshow offering, which is also the last of the season, features one segment about a prevailing problem that affects millions of Americans today. The other turns the color all the way down and tells a novel story coinciding with events from a classic horror movie. The finale opens with Greg Nicotero’s “Drug Traffic”. […]

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5 Memorable Tales of Kid-Friendly Halloween Horror from TV Anthologies [Series of Frights]

Series of Frights is a recurring column that mainly focuses on horror in television. Specifically, it takes a closer look at five episodes or stories — each one adhering to an overall theme — from different anthology series or the occasional movie made for TV. With anthologies becoming popular again, especially on television, now is […]

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‘Hell Fest’ Is a Halloween Treat for Old School Slasher Fans [Young Blood]

Horror contemplates in great detail how young people handle inordinate situations and all of life’s unexpected challenges. While the genre forces characters of every age to face their fears, it is especially interested in how youths might fare in life-or-death scenarios. The column Young Blood is dedicated to horror stories for and about teenagers, as […]

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‘Cemetery of Terror’: A Mexican Cult Classic for Halloween [Horrors Elsewhere]

Horrors Elsewhere is a recurring column that spotlights a variety of movies from all around the globe, particularly those not from the United States. Fears may not be universal, but one thing is for sure — a scream is understood, always and everywhere. Rubén Galindo Jr. was still attending college in the U.S. when his […]

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[Review] “Creepshow” Season 3: Timeless Terror and Animated Horrors in This Week’s Episode

This week’s offering of Creepshow is the least conventional episode seen so far in the third season. It breaks the ice with “Time Out”, which is more pensive than usual for the series. Jeffrey F. January’s latest contribution, after directing “The Last Tsuburaya”, focuses on a pre-law student named Tim (Matthew Barnes) and the antique, […]

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