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What is HORRORPEDIA?
HORRORPEDIA is a unique way of exploring the world of horror, sci-fi and fantasy culture via the internet.
We post entertainment and information-based entries related to all significant horror-themed culture — mostly movies because they are the obvious way that people experience horror — and also for horror culture in the widest sense, including:
- Adverts and advertising
- Artists, illustrators, and painters
- Comic books
- Folklore and mythology
- Food and drink
- Radio shows
- Short stories
- SFX and makeup artists
- Toys, games, and novelties
- True crime
- TV series
- Video and computer games
- Writers and authors
What is there for visitors?
We sometimes use Wikipedia for the initial basis of the information for our entries (available for all to share and remix under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License), hence the name HORRORPEDIA. Then we add lots more additional information, masses of images, links to reviews online and from books and printed media, plus a growing number of our own HORRORPEDIA reviews and comments.
Surely I can look things up on the web myself?
You can, but the advantage of HORRORPEDIA is that there is lots of information, a range of reviews, trailers, and teasers, and masses and masses of fantastic images all in one convenient location, with relevant review links provided without you having to search further. The site offers clear and uncluttered layout (important, as more and more people access the web via their mobile or tablet) and offers convenience amidst the internet information blitz. In fact, the clarity of HORRORPEDIA is why Google has chosen to develop a singular project to present the site to a wider audience.
The vast number of entries and links means that you can find out about lots more horror culture in a few easy clicks. We’ve done lots of the work for you and it’s all on a massive database.
HORRORPEDIA includes a growing number of our own reviews, masses and masses of images, trailers and teasers, plus links to a growing number of movies that can be watched free online. Links to selected reviews of films, DVD, and Blu-ray Disc releases from the world’s most informed reviewers (whether they be from internationally recognised publications such as Variety or from savvy fans who run their own blogs) are also included for each movie posting and we constantly update and add more links.
How often is the site updated?
New entries and updates are usually added every single day, often several times per day. All previous entries on HORRORPEDIA are subject to continuous information updates – such as new reviews, and information on digital downloads, DVD, Blu-ray and 4K release dates.
How can I interact with the site to make it even better?
The easiest way is to make a comment on any post or page. You can remain anonymous, if you wish. Obviously, all comments are moderated to avoid abusive or offensive remarks.
Or suggest additions or corrections to HORRORPEDIA and help us to make it the most useful source of info about horror films on the web via email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Is there original content that’s just on HORRORPEDIA and not on other sites?
Yes, we review a growing number of selected movies and horror-related products ourselves, so please feel free to get in touch if you have something you’d like reviewed/profiled.
Contributors to the site include Nicolas Barbano, Meredith Brown, David Flint (of The Reprobate website and author of Zombie Holocaust: How the Living Dead Devoured Pop Culture; co-editor of Ten Years of Terror), Will Holland, Kirin Johnson, Daz Lawrence (of Gods and Monsters), Ben Spurling, Stephen Thrower (author of Beyond Terror: The Films of Lucio Fulci; Nightmare USA: The Untold of the Exploitation Independents; Murderous Passions: The Delirious Cinema of Jesus Franco) and Dries Vermeulen.
If you’d like to contribute to this website feel free to get in touch via email@example.com
Plus, there are an increasing number of themed articles on subject matter such as:
What about your social media presence?
There is also a HORRORPEDIA Facebook Social Group where members can post about anything horror/sci-fi related, and/or promote their own genre activities.
According to analytics site alexa.com, Horrorpedia.com website ranking as at 29 November 2017 is:
Global: 128,389 – from over 1 billion websites
11.7 million website hits
Certain images may be copyright their various owners and are used here in the spirit of publicity and educational use for all concerned, with suitable links provided, wherever possible. If you have a copyright issue regarding an image, please let us know by either emailing us, or adding a ‘Comment’ on the relevant posting, and it will be removed as soon as possible.
All Wikipedia text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. All review quotes from books and magazines are attributed and quotes from online reviews are linked to their sources.
The views and/or opinions expressed by writers in individual reviews and/or comments made by visitors to this website site do not necessarily reflect the views of Adrian J Smith, the owner and editor of Horrorpedia.com. Therefore, he cannot be held legally accountable or legally responsible for any of the views and/or opinions expressed. WordAds are the responsibility of WordPress.com and Google.com and are also unreflective of the site’s opinions or ownership.