All posts by Exquisite Terror

Born from a love of horror, ponderous thoughts and meandering topics, Exquisite Terror is a periodical that takes a more academic approach to the genre.

The Seasoning House

A sense of conviction and commitment to realism prevents the film from seeming an exercise in exploitation.

/ June 16, 2013

Hellsing Ultimate Volume 5–8

Follows original events more closely and benefits from this with a much more coherent and progressive storyline.

/ May 19, 2013

Preserving Hammer History

We speak with Hammer historian Marcus Hearn about restoring Dracula in high definition for its incredible, definitive release.

/ March 17, 2013

Vampire Ecstasy

After I had viewed it as many times as I could stand, I had to put on Red Roses of Passion to restore my respect for Sarno.

/ January 21, 2013

Christmas Evil

A classic in its own unique way, embraced now for 30 years by those who savour off-beat films that foil expectations.

/ December 21, 2012

Grave Encounters

It's pure pantomime and about a decade too late, but with the lights down and sound up there's fun to be had.

/ July 3, 2012