1900s

Creep 2 – USA, 2017

Creep 2 is a 2017 American horror thriller directed by Patrick Brice from a screenplay co-written with Mark Duplass, who also stars, alongside Desiree Akhavan. The film is a sequel to Brice’s well-received 2014 film Creep. Distribution company The Orchard released Creep 2 on… Read More ›

The Lodgers – Ireland, 2017

‘We see you’ The Lodgers is a 2017 Irish gothic horror film directed by Brian O’Malley (Let Us Prey) from a screenplay by David Turpin (The Indecents) for Epic Pictures (Day of Reckoning). It stars David Bradley, Eugene Simon and Bill Milner. 1920, rural Ireland…. Read More ›

The Conqueror Worm – poem

The Conqueror Worm is a poem by Edgar Allan Poe about human mortality and the inevitability of death. It was first published in Graham’s Lady’s and Gentleman’s Magazine in 1843, but quickly became associated with Poe’s short story Ligeia after Poe added the… Read More ›

H.P. Lovecraft – author

  Howard Phillips Lovecraft aka H.P. Lovecraft (August 20, 1890 – March 15, 1937) was an American author who achieved posthumous fame through his influential works of horror fiction. Virtually unknown and only published in pulp magazines before he died in poverty, he… Read More ›

M.R. James – author

Montague “Monty” Rhodes James OM, MA, FBA (1 August 1862 – 12 June 1936), who used the publication name M. R. James, was an English author, medievalist scholar and provost of King’s College, Cambridge (1905–18), and of Eton College (1918–36)…. Read More ›

Ghost Weddings – article

In Chinese tradition, a ghost marriage (Chinese: 冥婚; pinyin: mínghūn; literally: “spirit marriage”) is a marriage in which one or both parties are deceased. Other forms of ghost marriage are practiced worldwide, from Sudan, to India, to France since 1959…. Read More ›