2011 April

The Suspicions of Mr Whicher Thumbnail

The Suspicions of Mr Whicher

Posted by Glennis Byron on April 30, 2011 in News tagged with ,

If you didn't catch The Suspicions of Mr Whicher on Monday April 25, UK viewers can still see it on line for another twenty days (and with the added benefit of no advertisements).

Justin Cronin’s The Passage: questions for discussion Thumbnail

Justin Cronin’s The Passage: questions for discussion

Posted by Glennis Byron on April 27, 2011 in Blog tagged with , , ,

On the MLitt in The Gothic Imagination at the University of Stirling, we offer an optional module called 'Transmutations of the Vampire'. This year, the reading list included

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Dead by Dawn: Full programme now available

Posted by Glennis Byron on April 26, 2011 in News tagged with , ,

Dead by Dawn returns to Filmhouse in its 18th year, with a spectacular line-up of independent previews and short films. Full programme at the end of this post.

Hammer’s return: The Witches and The Resident Thumbnail

Hammer’s return: The Witches and The Resident

Posted by Glennis Byron on April 25, 2011 in Blog, News tagged with , , , , , ,

Two of the books in a planned series under Arrow's new Hammer imprint are now out. Peter Curtis's The Witches and Francis Cottam's The Resident.

Psycho and its paratexts: the material production of a gothic horror text. Part 2. Thumbnail

Psycho and its paratexts: the material production of a gothic horror text. Part 2.

Posted by Glennis Byron on April 24, 2011 in Blog tagged with , ,

Ten years later, Corgi had completely changed their tactics in the marketing of Psycho. In the intervening years, the horror novel had taken off...

Clive Barker: Dark Imaginer Conference: CFP Thumbnail

Clive Barker: Dark Imaginer Conference: CFP

Posted by Glennis Byron on April 24, 2011 in News tagged with , ,

Described by author Stephen King as “the future of horror” in the 1980s, Clive Barker has emerged as a polymath across fiction, film, new media, and art during the last thirty years. Barker’s contribution to the arts lies...

First Teaser trailer for French horror film Behind the Walls (Derriere Les Murs) Thumbnail

First Teaser trailer for French horror film Behind the Walls (Derriere Les Murs)

Posted by Glennis Byron on April 23, 2011 in News tagged with , , ,

Julian Lacombe and Pascal Sid's Behind the Walls (Derrière les murs), according to Twitch, is a horror film in the style of classic literature, 'infused with the gothic overtones of Poe and

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A Chinese Ghost Story

Posted by Glennis Byron on April 21, 2011 in News tagged with

The classic A Chinese Ghost Story (1987), directed by Siu-Tung Ching and starring Leslie Cheung and Joey Wong is to be re-released on April 30.

Juan de los Muertos: Killing your Beloved Ones in 2011 Thumbnail

Juan de los Muertos: Killing your Beloved Ones in 2011

Posted by Aspasia Stephanou on April 21, 2011 in News tagged with

Juan de los Muertos is a new Cuban zombie film, the first Cuban horror film since 1959, which parodies Castro's society and will be released this summer.

Artwork for Stephen King’s new novel Thumbnail

Artwork for Stephen King’s new novel

Posted by Glennis Byron on April 21, 2011 in News tagged with , , ,

Stephen King's new novel, 11/22/63 will be released on November 8th.... If you can't wait until November for more Stephen King, his short story 'Herman Wouk is Still Alive' is featured ...