The Conjuring may be the single most frightening movie I’ve ever seen. It’s the perfect balance between Classicism and Modernism.
Yesterday, upon the stair, I met a man who wasn’t there He wasn’t there again today I wish, I wish he’d go away… – Hughes Mearns, Antigonish We are all haunted houses. – H. D.. A Tribute To Freud You step inside the dilapidated walls. The door slams shut behind you, resisting […]
Haunted Sounds We’re very excited for this week’s edition of Deconstructing Horror, in which we will investigate how Haunted Houses have possessed the auditory arts. When I was a kid, I was the weirdo that wanted to listen to the Disney’s The Thrilling Chilling Sounds Of The Haunted House record on the last day of […]
Moving Pictures, Silent Films; Haunted Houses on the Screen Seeing as how Western society is predominantly visual, it stands to reason that we begin with the presence of Haunted Houses in movies and on television. Being a visual culture, and owing to rapidly plummeting attention spans, movies and TV shows stand to reach the greatest […]