Under the larger umbrella of horror, there is a plethora of subgenres that cater to all sorts of predilections. Gothic horror is perhaps one of the most misunderstood by modern audiences. Whenever a new piece of gothic horror is released, there’s always the same middling and often ignorant responses the piece is lambasted with. There… Read More Descending into Darkness: An Introduction to Gothic Horror
Nearly five years ago, HorrorPack – an upstart subscription service – launched it’s monthly mystery horror movie subscription service, offering both DVD and Blu-ray plans. The company was founded by Diego Kirsch and Chris Ethridge with a simple mission to accommodate the still prevalent interest in physical media in a video on demand (VOD) world.… Read More HorrorPack Limited Edition #50 Ships in the August Blu-ray Pack
Bored at home? Why not give yourself a good scare to pass the time? Here are 8 horror movies and series on Netflix that are the watch when you’re looking to occupy your time. Before I begin, I would like to explain the decision behind this selection of horror movies on Netflix. Some of these… Read More 8 Horror Movies You Can Stream Right Now on Netflix
While things have been grim for movie releases this year and pickings seem few, Shudder has been keeping the momentum going for movie-watchers at home. Some of The Superghoul’s favorite films this year are streaming exclusively on Shudder, and with each announcement of films and shows to be added to the platform, our excitement grows… Read More What’s Coming to Shudder in August 2020?
Horror can be so many things. It’s that indisputable fact that makes the “is this really horror” conversation so utterly exhausting. Some people prefer slashers, others folk horror, and others still a good old-fashioned slow burn. No, I’m not going to list every subgenre. You get what I’m trying to say here. Horror reaches far,… Read More The Humanity in Horror