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Introducing: Edred, The Vampyre

From David Pinner, the prolific and celebrated author of Ritual, the novel that inspired the great Gothic cult movie, The Wicker Man, comes Edred, The Vampyre, which receives its world premiere at The London Horror Festival. Edred is a thousand-year-old bisexual … Continue reading

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The Truth Behind Dracula In Romania

Since it was first published in 1897, Bram Stoker’s classic novel Dracula has terrorised readers with its iconic portrayals of vampirism, cultural invasion and not-so-subtle eroticism. As the now archetypical vampire novel, its influence among western pop culture is immeasurable, … Continue reading

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Film Review: Angel of Darkness

Going in to this movie, I wasn’t really familiar with its influences, background etc.  I did some digging and found that it is a re-imagining of an early vampire novel called Carmilla, that actually predates Bram Stokers Dracula. The book … Continue reading

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My 5 Best Horror Films of 2015

Pernicious - Top 5 Horror Films of 2015

More than a few have speculated that 2015 was quite dire in terms of horror. Admittedly, in some ways I’ll agree, but it’s impossible to deny that there were some horrific highlights. Although there’s not been an abundance of horror … Continue reading

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