As autumn slowly begins to die into winter, shadows grow bold, gathering in corners and creeping up walls to draw night ever earlier into the afternoon. Long evenings such as these beg for ghost stories, tales of the paranormal to put… Read More ›
Art & Inspiration
Illustration by Edmund J. Sullivan for Quatrain 48 of The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, First Version (as translated by Edward Fitzgerald), published 1913.
In this week’s featured 2013 horror short, two men awake to find themselves bound together in a high-stakes game of survival. Shot for almost no money in over just 10 days, this 2013 short was created by Ryan Connolly, a director perhaps known for… Read More ›
The late 19th and early 20th century was an intriguing and dynamic time for horror fiction. In the wake of the Romantic period, new vistas had been opened in dark fiction with topics touching on ghosts, paranormal science, and the occult,… Read More ›
Theatrical poster for the 1936 film The Walking Dead, starring Boris Karloff.
Earlier this year, filmmaker David F. Sandberg scared the internet’s collective pants off with his short film Lights Out. For this week’s featured horror short, we’re revisiting David’s creepy apartment setting with his follow-on horror short, Pictured. Once again, an unusual noise prompts an… Read More ›
Although the first years of film and its early pioneers present a fascinating and occasionally bizarre history suited to a much longer post, today I thought we’d simply focus on two short and deliciously outlandish movies from the dawn of… Read More ›