Cerberus – mythological hellhound

Cerberus in Greek and Roman mythology, is a multi-headed (usually three-headed) dog, or “hellhound” with a serpent’s tail, a mane of snakes, and a lion’s claws. He guards the entrance of the Greek …

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Kappa – Japanese folklore

Kappa (河童, “river-child”), alternatively called Kawatarō (川太郎, “river-boy”), Komahiki (“horse puller”), or Kawako (川子, “river-child”), are a yōkai (a class of supernatural monster) found in Japanese folklore, and also a cryptid. Their name comes from a mixture of the word “kawa” …

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Orang Minyak – folklore

The Orang Minyak is one of a number of Malay ghost myths. Orang Minyak literally means oily man in Malay. According to one legend, popularised in the 1956 film Sumpah Orang Minyak (The Curse of the Oily Man) …

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Kraken – folklore sea monsters

The Kraken is a legendary sea monster of giant proportions said to dwell off the coasts of Norway and Greenland. The legend may have originated from sightings of giant squid …

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WITHER (2012) Reviews and overview

‘Say goodbye to your friends’ Wither – original title: Vittra -is a 2012 Swedish horror film directed by Sonny Laguna and Tommy Wicklund and starring Patrik Almkvist, Lisa Henni, and Patrick Saxe. It is …

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