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Learning to Love Drum and Bass in Just One Day
I used to think the genre was all matted dreads and sweaty pits... how wrong I was.
The Lasting Impact of 'Sexy Nurse' Exploitation Films
In 1970, Stephanie Rothman directed an "exploitation" film for the notorious low-budget producer Roger Corman. The result, "The Student Nurses," subverted the genre with a feminist message and went on to become a cult hit—but Rothman's career never...
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Watch: Director Robert Eggers Discusses His Arthouse-Horror Hit, 'The Witch'
The award-winning filmmaker explains the inspiration behind his "puritan nightmare."
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2015 Was the Year the Literary Versus Genre War Ended
Here are 11 great books that showed how the decades-old "literary or genre" question is now history.
We Asked Australia's True Crime Expert Why the Country Is So Obsessed with Horrible Murders
"It's a more interesting way to get riled up than watching Q&A, because there's a murder."
The Posthumous Pornification of H. P. Lovecraft
Born 125 years ago today, the massively influential horror author with inexcusable politics has spawned an unlikely sexual empire.
The Earliest Science Fiction
Why an ancient scroll deserves entry into the sci-fi canon.
Electric Boogaloo: Destroying Film Academia
Funny, informative, and balls-out crazy, Mark Hartley’s new documentary on Cannon Films—the guys behind the 'Breakin' movies and Chuck Norris, is exactly what film history should be like.
ViLLAGE Goes Genre-Splicing on His New Remix
He's cooked up Vault's "Lifespan" into something even more immersive.
'Patrick' And 'Mystery Road' Might Disprove Your Argument
A new wave of Australian genre films will restore your faith in movies one creepy coma patient at a time.
The Mexican Issue
George Saunders is that rare sort of writer who may have gone ahead and invented a new genre.
The Natives Issue
Skepta “The African Hottie” and Jammer AKA. The Murkle Man’s hilarious diss-track “Swag MC Burial” are taking shots at half the grime scene, with Skepta’s verse single-handedly putting an end to rival crew SLK.