Book versus movie: ‘Rosemary’s Baby’

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BjpA6IH_Skc The book is by far superior. Thank you for coming to my TED talk. Okay, I know I should probably go into a little bit more detail than that. So, I was visiting family in my delightful (note the slight sarcasm) hometown of Lincoln the other week and while having a wander around the … Continue reading Book versus movie: ‘Rosemary’s Baby’

Review: ‘Rosemary’s Baby’ Ira Levin

Rosemary Woodhouse and her struggling actor-husband, Guy, move into the Bramford, an old New York City apartment building with an ominous reputation and only elderly residents. Neighbours Roman and Minnie Castavet soon come nosing around to welcome them; despite Rosemary's reservations about their eccentricity and the weird noises that she keeps hearing, her husband starts … Continue reading Review: ‘Rosemary’s Baby’ Ira Levin

Review: ‘The Final Girl Support Group’ Grady Hendrix

In horror movies, the final girl is the one who’s left standing when the credits roll. The one who fought back, defeated the killer, and avenged her friends. The one who emerges bloodied but victorious. But after the sirens fade and the audience moves on, what happens to her? Lynnette Tarkington survived a massacre twenty-two … Continue reading Review: ‘The Final Girl Support Group’ Grady Hendrix

Review: ‘Monster, She Wrote’ Lisa Kröger and Melanie R. Anderson

Meet the women writers who defied convention to craft some of literature’s strangest tales, from Frankenstein to The Haunting of Hill House and beyond.Frankenstein was just the beginning: horror stories and other weird fiction wouldn’t exist without the women who created it. From Gothic ghost stories to psychological horror to science fiction, women have been primary architects of speculative literature of … Continue reading Review: ‘Monster, She Wrote’ Lisa Kröger and Melanie R. Anderson