Women in Horror Month GIF Party

Today is a migraine day at We Who Walk Here HQ, and you know what that means: time for a GIF party! I do realize the irony, of course, so let me warn anyone with migraines or seizures — if GIFs bother you, please go check out areas of the blog that don’t have shiny … Continue reading Women in Horror Month GIF Party

Monster Monday: Bride of Frankenstein

Monster Monday: Bride of Frankenstein

Happy Monster Monday, fiends! In honor of Women in Horror Month, today's monster is the most iconic woman in horror history: the Bride of Frankenstein. Played by Elsa Lanchester, the Bride is only in the film for a few minutes, but Lanchester's performance – aided by James Whale's direction, Jack Pierce's makeup, and Vera West's … Continue reading Monster Monday: Bride of Frankenstein

Women in Horror Month: Betty Gabriel

Women in Horror Month: Betty Gabriel

Welcome to Women in Horror Month at We Who Walk Here, Walk Alone! Throughout February, we will be celebrating the women who make horror the spooky, scary, and sublime genre that we all love. Betty Gabriel is a relative newcomer to the horror scene, but she has already shown that she is a talented, versatile … Continue reading Women in Horror Month: Betty Gabriel

Women in Horror Month

Women in Horror Month

Greetings, fiends! February is Women in Horror Month, so we're going to spend the next few weeks celebrating some of my favorite female horror directors, actresses, and films . If you're not familiar with WiHM, here's a quick description from the website: Women in Horror Month (WiHM) is an international, grassroots initiative, which encourages supporters … Continue reading Women in Horror Month

And the Oscar Goes to…

And the Oscar Goes to…

I'm not proud of it, but I am a bit of an awards show junkie. I love watching the fashion parade on the red carpet, I love hearing the acceptance speeches, and I love seeing awkward celebrity moments. But as a horror fan, I read today's list of Oscar nominations fully expecting to see every … Continue reading And the Oscar Goes to…

Monster Monday: Down (AKA The Shaft)

Monster Monday: Down (AKA The Shaft)

Happy Monster Monday, kiddies! I have a treat for you today: The Shaft, AKA Down, AKA the preeminent film in the English-language Killer Elevator subgenre. Dutch filmmaker Dick Maas directed it as a remake of his 1983 film De Lift. I haven’t seen the original, but unsurprisingly it is generally regarded as far superior to … Continue reading Monster Monday: Down (AKA The Shaft)

Monster Monday: Blink

Monster Monday: Blink

Happy Monster Monday, fiends! Today’s monster comes from “Blink,” one of my favorite episodes of Doctor Who. While the show is generally more oriented toward sci-fi (and ripping out my heart and stomping on it), Doctor Who also does a damn fine job when it comes to horror episodes. “Blink” introduces us to the Weeping Angels, … Continue reading Monster Monday: Blink