Tag Archives: horror

Page to Screen: Never mind The Dark Tower – here comes IT!

Okay, so the new film adaptation of Stephen King’s Dark Tower series wasn’t quite what we’d hoped for. Many fans of the books feel the film entirely missed the mark, while newcomers to King’s elaborate mythos wonder what all the … Continue reading

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It’s ALIVE! Celebrate Frankenstein’s 200th Birthday with us!

This coming June 16 is a big deal. Astronomers have confirmed that it was some time between 2 and 3 a.m. on this date two hundred years ago that a girl of eighteen had a dream, under the influence of which she unleashed upon … Continue reading

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October Takeover: Literature in Horror Films – from Book to Scream

~posted by The Spoiler October is synonymous with horror movies, but horror is a tricky label to apply to literature. Often relegated as less legitimate, horror injects itself seamlessly into many genres – literary fiction, sci-fi, erotica or paranormal. In honor of the scariest … Continue reading

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October Takeover: European Horror – Vampires, Black-Gloved Killers and the Devil

~posted by David H. If you’re looking for the birthplace of the horror film, then the place you should be looking is Europe. From German silent films to Hammer’s Technicolor horrors and on to the black-gloved killers of Italian giallo, … Continue reading

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October Takeover: Asian Horror – Black Cats, Buried Secrets and Ghosts With Long Hair

~posted by David H.  In 2002, the Hollywood film The Ring, starring Naomi Watts and directed by Gore Verbinski, opened to excellent box office, becoming a surprise hit. Though few were aware of it, The Ring was a remake of a … Continue reading

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Spooky Stories LIVE, all October long!

Turn down the lights. Get yourself a drink and gather round, while we take you on a little trip down a dark and twisted road. This month we have extra spooky story times for grown ups in store, at the library … Continue reading

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Movie Mondays: Horror from Down Under

~posted by Frank Horror fans are hard to please. Film critics are generally not kind to most horror films (justifiably), and often moviegoers are even more critical. These three films from Down Under – two from Australia, one from New … Continue reading

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