Although not a critically acclaimed horror movie, 1408 (2007) was actually an incredibly enlightening horror movie; this movie, for a lot of people, may have come across as a simple ghost story narrative in a haunted hotel room, when in reality the story was a lot deeper than that. Adapted from a short story written by Stephen King, 1408 is actually a modern-day narrative that … [Read more...] about 1408 (2007) and the Nine Circles of Hell
Necropit is an original, beautifully drawn comic book. You can find issue one and soon other issues at http://necropit.storenvy.com/ First off tell me a bit about yourself, who are you? I write and illustrate the Lords of the Necropit comic zine. It chronicles a barbarian’s attempt to escape from an extra-dimensional fighting pit run by necromancer-demons. As for me, I … [Read more...] about Introducing Necropit – Barbarians, Demons, and Another Dimension.
Have you ever had a dream that felt so real.... In it's short 6 and 1/2 minutes ONI takes you on an adventure through a dream, demon awakened from a cursed samurai sword, and a sword fight. It's beautifully done and worth every second. Bravo to the creators who did this with next to nothing in their budget. “Oni” is the latest from Anthony Pietromonaco, co-produced by … [Read more...] about A Samurai Faces His Demons in a Short Film Based on Classic Japanese Mythology
Any object can be haunted, but perhaps due to the fact that dolls are physically modeled to bear a resemblance to human beings, they have more of a proclivity to be vessels of spirit possession. According to Ghosts in Popular Culture and Legend, “haunted dolls are either possessed by malign, nonhuman entities or earthbound spirits—who are usually female—either children who died … [Read more...] about The Real Annabelle and Other Truly Haunted Dolls
Have you ever wondered where the modern vampire first appeared within human history? Well, any documentation outside of ancient mythology came with historic value, from credible sources such as historian William of Newburgh. Due to his reputation as a noteworthy and careful historian, his History of English Affairs serves as one of the earliest records of vampire phenomena of … [Read more...] about From the Original Vampires to Modern Representations in Movies