John Atkinson Grimshaw was a Victorian artists whose moonlight landscapes depict a forgotten Victorian age when the night had a palpable sense of terror.
Considering the forthcoming new film adaptations of Daphne du Maurier’s The Birds and Rebecca, and the shadow of Alfred Hitchcock…
True Detective is gaining a lot of attention: Mr. Simpson walks us through the scene of the crime.
The Prisoner of Heaven is actually what you get when a stand-alone novel sells 15 million copies and the author decides to write sequels without a worthwhile new story to tell.
A review of the BBC production of Diane Setterfield’s novel of the same name
For the past few weeks, we’ve been looking at the current state of the horror industry. Let’s now turn back the clock, to find some classic screams: Amicus Productions was a small-budget film production company, […]
First of all, let me apologize for my sporadic attendance, of late. Fear not, good reader, the forestpunk has not deserted you. I’ve been out in the night, raiding crypts to find the brightest and […]
The appeal of the spectrally macabre is generally narrow because it demands from the reader a certain degree of imagination and a capacity for detachment from every-day life. Relatively few are free enough from the […]