THE MIMIC (2017) Reviews and overview

A woman, whose son has been missing for some time, moves to the countryside with her husband, daughter and sick mother-in-law.

Out walking one day near Mount Jang, a mysterious mountain where there appears to have existed a mythical creature which mimics the voices of humans, the woman meets a seemingly lost, and mute, young girl by a cave.

The girl reminds her so much of her son that she takes her in, until such time that she can locate her parents or guardian. It is not long before the girl begins to mimic the voice of her own daughter and strange and sinister events start to happen around the house…

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Nachzehrer – folklore

A nachzehrer is a form of vampire found in Germanic and Polish regions including Silesia and Bavaria, which also exhibits behaviour displayed by ghouls. The name translates as “after (nach) …

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El Silbón – folklore

El Silbón – English translation: “The Whistler” – is a character appearing in both Colombian and Venezuelan folk tales, famed for terrorising men, women and children, especially the latter whom he …

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The Beast of Bodmin – urban legend

The Beast of Bodmin, also known as the Beast of Bodmin Moor is a phantom wild cat purported to live in Cornwall, in the United Kingdom. Bodmin Moor became a centre of these sightings with occasional reports of mutilated …

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Jeepers Creepers 3 – USA, 2017 – reviews

‘Third time’s the charm’ Jeepers Creepers 3 is a 2017 horror feature film written and directed by Victor Salva (Dark House; Jeepers Creepers and sequel; Clownhouse). It stars Meg Foster, Gina Philips and Jonathan Breck. …

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Baron Samedi, Haitian Loa and Voodoo – article

Baron Samedi (the slightly less impressive Baron Saturday, translated into English), and also Baron Samdi, Bawon Samedi, or Bawon Sanmdi, is one of the Loa of Haitian vodou, the spirits of the dead. Samedi is a Loa of the dead, along with …

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The Ghoul – UK, 1933 – reviews

‘Weird happenings in a house of mystery…’ The Ghoul is a 1933 British horror feature film starring Boris Karloff, Cedric Hardwicke, Ernest Thesiger, and renowned thespian, Ralph Richardson, making his film debut. Although often mentioned in the …

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THE MUMMY (1932) Reviews and overview

‘A love that defied time drives a beautiful girl to her doom’ The Mummy is a 1932 American supernatural horror film from Universal Studios directed by former cinematographer Karl Freund …

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