There are two starting points when considering Belladonna of Sadness: it’s an ‘adult’ animated film, and it’s a wild psychedelic head trip.
While an unlikely choice as a break-up film, Midsommar is a welcome addition to the folk horror canon.
How does one go about becoming something that they don’t believe in? I’ve now spent almost five years trying to answer this question.
This haunting by history is one element of the genre that’s become known as “folk horror”, subject of a new book by Adam Scovell...
I would dig through video stores and record shops for cult films, TV shows and albums, desperate to fill the gaps in my self-education.