Godzilla (2014)

The Origins of Monster Horror

Monster Horror. Origins, Classics & Evolution Introductions! The origin of monster horror is central to who we are as a species. Monsters mirror the trials we face. Monsters challenge our fragile grip on the world. Let’s look at the monster horror genre and some of the most infamous antagonists. The … Continue reading

Goodnight Mommy (2014)

Monster Horror & The “Family Dynamic”

Defining Monster Horror Monster horror can be defined in two ways. An animal of terrifying shape, like the creature portrayed in the space horror Life (2017). Or, like one who wanders away from their normal behavior, as portrayed in the German horror film Goodnight Mommy (2014) Sure, monsters huff and puff. … Continue reading