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Crime Scene: The Vanishing at the Cecil Hotel

A recent addition to the stable of Netflix docuseries, Crime Scene: The Vanishing at the Cecil Hotel is not the crime the makers had hoped it to be. David Kerekes and Jennifer Wallis look for the abyss.

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The Monstrosity of Motherhood in Alice, Sweet Alice

In her first blog post for Headpress, Lakkaya Palmer explores the representation of monstrous mothers and children in Alice, Sweet Alice, and argues for the film as a key entry in the 1970s ‘family horror’ canon.

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Top 3: Thriller episodes

Do you like your horror homely? Jennifer Wallis picks her top three Thriller episodes and considers their nostalgic and aesthetic appeal.

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How I First Encountered H. H. Holmes

The Beast of Chicago: The Murderous Career of H. H. Holmes (2004; Rick Geary). H. H. Holmes: America’s First Serial Killer (USA, 2004; dir. John Borowski). Review by David Kerekes

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Power Snatched artwork by L Jamal Walton

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