Monday 30th May 2016,
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Browsing the "horror" Tag

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Mayan Blue from the Sisters of Slaughter- Abandon All Hope

“It’s a depiction of Xibalba,” Wes spoke. Dennis has no idea what Xibalba was, but it didn’t sound good. “What?” “The Mayan underworld, or the place of fear,” Wes answered. – From Mayan Blue by the Sisters of Slaughter Mayan [...]

May 28, 2016 Features
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Hellraiser: Long Live Pinhead, The Hell Priest

Picture from Boom! Comics Hellraiser, written by Clive Barker Art by Tim Bradstreet As a Clive Barker fan, I love Hellraiser. From the novella it was based on, The Hellbound Heart, to the first four movies, especially Hellraiser and Hellbound: [...]

May 27, 2016 comics
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Brandon Rhiness Interview for Mental Case

As a writer and filmmaker who collaborates with other talented creators, Brandon Rhiness from Edmonton, Alberta, CA has an extensive catalog. From comic projects he’s released under his personal Higher Universe imprint to movies, he’s been very busy. His comics Misfits and Ghoul Squad, among many others, are [...]

April 26, 2016 Features, Interviews, Small Press
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ExMortis #1-4: Comic Book Gold

I’ve been diving into ExMortis, a gritty B&W comic with historical fiction and monster goodness. ExMortis is written by The Williams Brothers (Pete & Paul Williams), adapted by Andi Ewington, with art by Raymund Bermundez. Raymund Bermundez is a fantastic [...]

April 12, 2016 Features, Small Press
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The Seance- Gothic Occult Horror from Jack Rollins

Article originally posted here:  http://www.brianbarrbooks.com/blog/the-seance-occult-horror-fiction-from-jack-rollins With so many genres out there in the world of reading, I definitely have my favorites. Speculative fiction as a whole is my main focus as a reader, spanning the gamut of horror, science fiction, [...]

March 29, 2016 Features, Small Press
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Mark Woods’ Short Story Collection, Fear of the Dark- Nightmares within a Nightmare

  Article originally posted here: http://www.brianbarrbooks.com/blog/mark-woods-fear-of-the-dark-nightmares-within-a-nightmare Books can take you to a lot of territories and terrains, some unique, some familiar. It’s even better when a story takes you into many territories, all in one book. I’ve slipped from a “dream [...]

March 26, 2016 Features
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Cut & Print: Horror Backstab

Cut & Print: Horror Backstab Happy Halloween, movie fans. I decided to take a column to think once again about horror films that have left a powerful mark on me from a young age.  I saw these films when I [...]

October 30, 2015 Features
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OCTOBER MOVIE-A-DAY MARATHON: HALLOWEEN

My internet was giving me problems yesterday, keeping me from streaming or downloading any movies for my marathon. Seeing as how I hadn’t missed a day until now, I was heartbroken. As luck would have it, AMC was playing at [...]

October 19, 2015 Features
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OCTOBER MOVIE-A-DAY MARATHON: THE RELIC

Eighteen days into October and I find myself wanting to watch something that is good, engaging, and I’m hoping it will scratch my Lovecraft itch. So I plant myself squarely in front of the tv and begin scouring Netflix for [...]

October 18, 2015 Features
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OCTOBER MOVIE-A-DAY MARATHON: CRIMSON PEAK

October 17th brought with it a strangely happy holiday by the name of Sweetest Day. While most of the country doesn’t celebrate it, my understanding is that it was supposed to be a For Him Valentines day, but then it [...]

October 17, 2015 Features
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OCTOBER MOVIE-A-DAY MARATHON: SPRING

Day sixteen of the marathon and I was at a loss for what to watch. I fell back on the list my most horror-oriented friend gave me, full of horror titles from 2014 and 15. I settled on a movie [...]

October 15, 2015 Features
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OCTOBER MOVIE-A-DAY MARATHON: STARRY EYES

On the twelfth day of Samhain my Boo! Love gave to me…Starry Eyes which was ama-azing. Now go back and read that to the tune of the Twelve Days of Christmas and the wit will have landed! Now, Starry Eyes [...]

October 12, 2015 Features
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OCTOBER MOVIE-A-DAY MARATHON: THE PROPHECY

I wanted to start the second week of my marathon out right. To that end I went with a personal favorite movie of mine, The Prophecy. I have a tendency towards biblical fiction, and horror based on angels is right [...]

October 8, 2015 Features
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OCTOBER MOVIE-A-DAY MARATHON: CREEP

And on the fifth day, he watched Creep and it was good! Despite the pretentious way I phrased that, it’s basically true. Creep is a found footage film, which give it a bonus in my book as I am a [...]

October 5, 2015 Features
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October Movie-A-Day Marathon: Beast Of Xmoor

As October marches on, so too must my cinema of the scary! For October second I chose the Beast of Xmoor! After yesterday’s wonderful horror movie, I was in the mood for some more monster movie action. After reading the [...]

October 2, 2015 Features

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