Horror shares many concerns with fairy tales is not as strange a suggestion as some might think, for although we tend to associate them with cosy bedtime stories, fairy tales frequently contain the stuff of nightmares
‘The Ring’ (2002) — Hollywood’s remake of the Japanese cult success ‘Ringu’ (1998) — marked the beginning of a significant trend in the late 1990s and early 2000s of American adaptations of Asian horror films
The horror film is arguably the most robust, pliable, and successful of genres within contemporary cinema
This article provides a critical analysis of the use of folklore and mythology that exists in Neil Gaiman’s award-winning novel, ‘American Gods’
‘Blood and Black Lace’ occupies a special place in the history of Euro-horror cinema as the first actual Giallo film, a violent and erotic type of murder mystery that flourished in Italy during the 1960s and 1970s
Hammer Film Productions asserted the traditional gothic markers of period settings, creepy cobwebbed castle corridors, and monsters from a folkloric past stalking unwitting victims blinded by the rationality of the Enlightenment.
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