Tag Archives: extreme horror

Switchblade Romance: relying on dangerous tropes

To celebrate Pride month, Bruna is taking an academic look into how homosexuality is portrayed in horror. In this, her second article on the subject, she explores whether any representation, is good representation? By watching Alexandre Aja’s 2003 feature Switchblade … Continue reading

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3 Horror Films That Helped Me Grow Up

Horror Films - Childs play

As you can probably guess, I’m a big fan of horror films.  But what exactly do I love about the genre so much?  Well, for one thing it’s helped me grow as a person.  It’s been a reliable friend that … Continue reading

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5 Horror Movies I Don’t Want To Watch

As horror fans we’ve been known to subject ourselves to some pretty excruciating horror viewing. I mean, someone out there is actually watching Sharknado 3.  But what about those horror movies that you have no interest in ever watching? Does that … Continue reading

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Three Horror Films That Changed Me

Horror films - Scream

When I was a child, I spoke as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child; but when I became a woman, I put away childish things. – Corinthians As a fan of the horror genre I have seen hundreds … Continue reading

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How Does Extreme Horror Affect You?

Extreme Horror - A Serbian Film

For a long time, I’ve been curious as to why extreme horror films, even those in the ‘torture-porn’ category, are so widely enjoyed.  Although technically not a genre in itself, ‘Torture-porn’ is a blanket term for any films with scenes … Continue reading

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