Tag Archives: Films

Stacey Abbott and Zombies

Dr Stacey Abbott of the University of Roehampton has been a generous contributor of great brilliance to the OGOM Project since its inception, both with captivating (and very witty!) plenary talks and chapters in the OGOM books. She has a … Continue reading

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Review of ‘Reflected Shadows: Folklore and the Gothic’, 15th-17th April 2016

On 15th-17th April, I attended ‘Reflected Shadows: Folklore and the Gothic’ at Kingston University. This conference, dedicated as the name suggests to folklore and the Gothic, was jointly organised by The Folklore Society and Kingston University. The conference opened with … Continue reading

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Growing Up with the Undead: Vampires in the 20th- and 21st-Century Literature, Films and Television for Young Children

The following CFP had been released on the subject of vampires in children’s literature: ‘Since Bram Stoker’s seminal vampire novel, Dracula, published in 1897, the figure of the vampire has been a persistent presence in Western popular culture. Though largely … Continue reading

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The Bram Stoker International Film Festival

Tickets are now one sale for ‘The Bram Stoker International Film Festival’ (27th-30th October 2016). Certainly an event to get your fangs into!

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CFP: Monsters and Monstrosity in 21st-Century Film and Television

There has been a call for chapters for an edited text, Monsters and Monstrosity in 21st-Century Film and Television. Abstracts of 300 words with biographical notes and a CV need to be received by 1st May 2016. The completed chapter (15,000 words … Continue reading

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‘The Witch’ (2015)

Over the past few days, I have been enjoying watching the trailer for The Witch (2015), a horror movie about witchcraft, Puritanism, wilderness and the New World. The film has received excellent reviews and a recent Buzzfeed article, ‘The Movie That’s Going … Continue reading

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