Horror (TV)

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From The Shining to Carrie: our writers pick their favourite Stephen King movies
With the writer’s latest big screen adaptation The Boogeyman opening in theatres, we select the best interpretations of his work

Benjamin Lee, Scott Tobias, Veronica Esposito, Kelli Weston, Andrew Pulver, AA Dowd, Charles Bramesco, Radheyan Simonpillai and Steve Rose

01, Jun, 2023 @3:00 PM

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The best recent science fiction, fantasy and horror – reviews roundup
The Ferryman by Justin Cronin; More Perfect by Temi Oh; Titanium Noir by Nick Harkaway; Looking Glass Sound by Catriona Ward; Our Hideous Progeny by CE McGill

Lisa Tuttle

12, May, 2023 @11:00 AM

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Christopher Fowler obituary
Author of the Bryant & May detective novels, short stories and essays on forgotten writers – including himself

Steve Holland

20, Mar, 2023 @3:21 PM

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Brutes by Dizz Tate review – adolescent agony in fame-hungry Florida
The lives of teenage girls are expertly evoked in this horror-infused novel about the disappearance of a TV preacher’s daughter

Madeleine Feeny

01, Feb, 2023 @11:00 AM

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Brutes by Dizz Tate review – a whip-smart and warped coming-of-age Florida fairytale
A schoolmate’s disappearance is the hook for a slippery debut novel exploring the friendships and futures of a gang of eighth-grade girls

Miriam Balanescu

29, Jan, 2023 @1:00 PM

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The Birthday Party by Laurent Mauvignier review – riveting French thriller
Mauvignier sustains an almost unbearable tension as villagers in rural France stumble into a bloodbath

Anthony Cummins

17, Jan, 2023 @7:00 AM

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What was Dracula really like? 550-year-old clue to life of Vlad the Impaler emerges
Scientists are hoping ‘historical biomolecules’ on a 15th-century missive written by Vlad Dracula, the inspiration for Bram Stoker’s vampire count, will reveal more about him

David Barnett

11, Dec, 2022 @9:00 AM

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We Spread by Iain Reid review – a fine piece of weird fiction
A widow finds herself in a sinister care home, in this meditation on ageing, trauma and identity from the author behind I’m Thinking of Ending Things

Nina Allan

04, Nov, 2022 @7:30 AM

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Elf Lyons: Raven review – fierce and funny fright-night
Lyons raises her personal demons so she can publicly refuse to play by their rules in this complex comedy-horror crossover

Brian Logan

02, Nov, 2022 @9:00 PM

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What to read this Halloween and beyond
Looking for a literary scare? Neil McRobert picks the must-read horror titles of the year so far

Neil McRobert

31, Oct, 2022 @2:30 PM

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‘Just too frightening’ – the most terrifying art, from horror films to haunted ruins and sinister songs
A bear-infested casino, a horse-drawn hearse, a humanoid stalker and the ghost of Mr Pipes who was eaten by his cats … in a Halloween special, Guardian critics pick their scariest ever work

Guardian writers

31, Oct, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Horror begins at home: the haunting new chapter in domestic noir
A new wave of gothic and haunted house novels explores the fears that lurk behind closed doors

Charlotte Northedge

29, Oct, 2022 @11:00 AM

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