From the grand gothic of Hammer we know slip over to a very English fear. There is old magic in the countryside, religious extremism and bloody murder as we take a look at the unique genre of folk horror
We go from the start of horror through to the boom of Hammer in this first half look at British horror films Part two will look at Folk Horror through to modern fights and will be released on April 19th
We’re back in America for the moment Hollywood realises that there is money to be made from horror movies. Universal introduce their iconic monsters to the world and the classic film versions of Dracula, Frankenstein, The Wolf Man and more are born.
We continue our journey by going to Germany and examining the impact of expressionism on the country at the time, and art right up to the modern day. We look at films such as The Student Of Prague, Nosferatu and Vampyr
We begin our History of Horror journey right at the birth of cinema. From the beginning exploitation was present with horror films and we can see this with Edison’s productions among others. There was also the rise of the cinema special effect and the work of master film-maker George Melies