Horror is something I truly love. It gives me an escape. It makes me think. It gives me catharsis. It gives me a creative buzz. But currently, it’s tremendously psychologically difficult to engage with.
The Lodge has offerings that any horror fan can appreciate—creepy dolls, 80s home-videos, cults, clips from The Thing, etc. But it is a bleak jaunt to the cinema.
Lighthouses are often said to be haunted. They certainly capture the darker side of one’s imagination—what would life be like in such isolated places? What kind of people would choose to live there?
‘I Remember You’ (Icelandic: ‘Ég man þig’) by Yrsa Sigurdarsdottir is heartily recommended if you want to white knuckle your way through 300-odd pages of terror.
The Blair Witch Project deeply understands a universal human truth, which is: Fuck The Woods.