The first installment in a series looking at the development of the horror genre on TV.
Penny Dreadful, having premiered at South by Southwest and airing on Showtime, is a “quality TV” version of episodic horror.
Discussion of the beginnings of horror film history, starting with Hammer Film Productions in the 1950s. This post specifically looks at the significance and meaning of adapting Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein’s Monster to film in the 50s.
This installment previews the concepts and ideas to be explored in this blog series, and critically addresses constructions of monolithic identities, especially problematic notion of a singular, normative, Irish identity.
This post looks at the ways in which the gothic genre is updated in contemporary fiction and film.