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A look at the world of creepypasta (Representative image)

A Dive Into The World Of Creepypasta, The Internet's Viral Horror Genre

The 'Russian sleep experiment' is among the earliest and most successful stories from what's known as 'Creepypasta' – a genre of highly believable, viral horror stories on the internet. 

16 April 2022

Why we watch horror films: The psychology of fear

Why We Watch Horror Films: The Psychology Of Fear

According to several studies and texts, horror is often designed to make one afraid because 'it is advantageous to our survival'.


A poster of Marathi horror film 'Zapatlela'

Fear Of The Known: Socio-political Themes In Marathi Horror Cinema

Marathi horror films, though few and far in between, have touched on everyday issues like water problems to human sacrifice committed out of blind faith


Tasha Smith

Tasha Smith, Lee Daniels To Team Up On Netflix Horror Film

According to Deadline, the exorcism thriller is inspired by an actual case.

15 April 2022

Zombies in films

Zombies In Film: Evolution Of The Undead

Zombies in cinema have been allegory for contemporary social themes in West but they are largely underdeveloped in India.


The Ghost That Walked

The Ghost That Walked

Was it a ghost or a figment of my imagination? The ghost that walked still haunts me.

11 April 2022

Horror films that got adapted from social media tales.

Horror Films And Books That Got Adapted From Internet Threads

This is part of a larger trend where a number of writers over the years have had their stories on internet forums or social media turned into books and films. 

14 April 2022

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7 films that can really make the skin crawl

Satan’s Birth To Masks That Kill: 7 Horror Films That Crawl Under The Skin

The best horror films play on our minds rather than make us jump out of our seats. Here is a sampling, most of which are available on YouTube and OTT platforms.  

11 April 2022

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