Horror movies usually come in a series, and whether it’s a never-ending saga of Saw films or an attempt to reboot a cult classic franchise like Child’s Play, sometimes the reboots just simply miss the mark. However, for every unnecessary reboot of a movie with hundreds of sequels, there are a few that land in equality with their … Continue reading Supanova’s Are These The Best Horror Reboots?
Losing one of your five senses – touch, sight, hearing, smell and taste – is a terrifying thought to many people, especially the ability to hear and speak as it is a huge basis of our forms of communications. Well, horror genres like to capitalise on some of our greatest fears, and even something simple like the … Continue reading This Side of Sanguine’s See No Evil, Hear No Evil, Speak No Evil
DC Comics have touched on the idea of an evil Superman in many different ways, from comic book sagas to the film Batman vs Superman. Superman’s alter ego Clark Kent is sent to Earth in a space ship by his parents who live on the alien planet Krypton, and he becomes the caped crusader of … Continue reading This Side of Sanguine’s Brightburn Is The Anti-Superman Movie Horror Needed
American Horror Story is back with its ninth season and latest anthology, 1984, an ‘80s-style cabin-in-the-woods slasher series! Some fans have been less-than-pleased with recent seasons, but if anyone can get the show back on top, it’s AHS boss Ryan Murphy. To celebrate the latest season, which premieres September 19 on FOX Showcase, we’ve ranked all previous instalments of … Continue reading Supanova’s Every Season Of American Horror Story Ranked!
The world has some very dark and grim places. From abandoned towns of Chernobyl, witch burnings in Salem, and tales of horrific torture in the Tower of London, there is one particular place that summons a very particular energy of darkness, spirituality, and a connection with the other side. I am talking about New Orleans, the … Continue reading This Side of Sanguine’s A History Of Voodoo In New Orleans
I’ve been writing a lot of short stories recently and entering them into some competitions. Not only is writing specific horror-themed stories cathartic, but it’s also a great way to hone my craft and my writing skills and get more out there in the world. You will see a lot of similar stories pop up, … Continue reading This Side of Sanguine’s Let Them Eat Cake
I love reading and writing horror stories. As such, I have devoured hundreds of tales from horror writers over time. Horror stories tend to be imaginative and emotive, and while the use of vampires and werewolves no longer makes for a unique tale (thanks a lot, Twilight!) there are so many fascinating stories out there to … Continue reading HerCanberra’s Sink Your Teeth Into The Best Horror Fiction
I’m a 90’s kid, so I grew up playing infinite rounds of Nintendo 64 with my brother and my father. My favourite game was always Conker’s Bad Fur Daybecause the characters were so damn cool (Berri in the matrix level is the best!) and getting drunk and peeing on rock people was legitimately part of the … Continue reading This Side of Sanguine’s Chainsaws In The Zombie Apocalypse
As you may have noticed, horror movies tend to follow a particular formula when it comes to characterisation and storylines, especially classic horror masterpieces and slasher flicks. Despite characters being in different scenarios, locations and being hunted by different killers, the classic horror trope will generally follow a particular notion that is sure to get … Continue reading This Side of Sanguine’s Anatomy Of A Horror Movie
“You may not have heard of the monumental-horror image before, but like the Supreme Court and pornography, you know it when you see it” — Sean T. Collins I read an article on The Online about The Monumental Horror Image and it got me thinking about scenes in horror movies that are so simplistic in nature but are also … Continue reading This Side of Sanguine’s A Look At Monumental Horror Images