Horror Articles of the Week: 31st January 2016

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Horror articles of the week time! Here’s your Sunday reading roundup:

If you’re looking for a quick introduction to the works of Clive Barker, horror writer John Nicol provides a starting point. In 10 Brilliant Clive Barker Books and Stories we get a writer’s perspective on the best works of the creator of Hellraiser. 

  gives his thoughts on the development of the The Crow franchise. In Why The Crow Shouldn’t be Remade (But Why I’d Still Like Another Crow Movie) we get a fan perspective on the infamous cult series.

Horror fans have mixed feelings over the trend of creating low budget (by major studio standard) film franchises; such as Insidious and Paranormal Activity. In Why 2016 Won’t be the Return of the SlasherWilliam Capps looks at the decline of the traditional slasher as this new horror trend emerges.

Online LGBT magazine The Gay UK, offered an interesting perspective on some classic horror films that many fans might not have previously considered. In Top 5 Unintentionally Gay Horror Movies, the magazine looks at the subtextual homoeroticism in five films.

Finally, over at Fangoria there’s an interesting countdown by Ken W. Hanley on the Top 10 Horror Prequels.

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