Chupacabra – urban myth

The chupacabra or chupacabras – literally “goat-sucker”; from “chupar“, “to suck”, and “cabra“, “goat” – is a legendary creature in the folklore of parts of the Americas, with its first purported …

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Moth – UK, Hungary, USA, 2016 – reviews

‘The truth is always scarier’ Moth is a 2016 British-Hungarian-American found footage horror film directed by Gergö Elekes and József Gallai (Spirits in the Dark; Blood Tales segment ‘Echoes’; A Guidebook to Killing Your …

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Croc – novel, UK, 1976

‘In the tradition of Night of the Crabs’ Croc is a 1976 horror novel written by David James. One of the few US novels in the ‘nature strikes back’ subgenre, …

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The Highgate Vampire – folklore

The Highgate Vampire was a media sensation surrounding reports of supposed supernatural activity at Highgate Cemetery in North London in the 1970s. The publicity was initiated by a group of young people interested in the occult …

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