the battersea poltergeist
Reviews

[Review] The Battersea Poltergeist

Highly popular BBC podcast, The Battersea Poltergeist, revisits the infamous mid-50s haunting and attempts to uncover the truth behind the remarkable story. Graham Williamson reviews the podcast for Horrified…

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Children of the stones 2020
misc

Would the Stones like Fries with That? Examining the Tension Between Modernity and Folk Horror in Children of the Stones

Sam Pheby-McGarvey examines the tensions between modernity and folk horror communities in Children of the Stones. Focusing on the interaction between the community and modern outsiders, the isolated nature of Milbury and its rejection of modern society and technology. What this tells us of our anxieties about modernity, and warnings about returning to pastoral life…

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Kill List 2011
Film

A Reconstruction: Ten Years of Kill List

‘Part modern folk tale with dark carnival influences and part exploration of the damaged male psyche’; Caitlyn Downs explores the mythos amid the horror in Ben Wheatley’s 2011 sophomore film, Kill List…

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horror stalking our streets
Film

Horror Stalking Our Streets

When we migrated to the cities, the isolation and terrors of an uncaring rural nature should have been left behind. Instead, as Melissa Elborn discovers, terror has followed us into our towns…

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