The Forest


Midnight Society Movie Night: The Forest

This month for our Midnight Society Movie Night, I will live-tweet The Forest. Directed by Jason Zada, written by Ben Ketai, Nick Antosca, and Sarah Cornwell, The Forest, an American supernatural horror film, took the screen in 2016. I didn't see this in the theater, slightly worried I wouldn't like it. Not received well, people didn't have good things to say about the movie. Though when it appeared on DVD, I bought it. Not a favorite movie of some and maybe not my very favorite ever, I enjoyed it. Not incredibly scary, I liked the creepiness, the tone, and t[...]


Curious Things Found on the Internet – Part III

So. This post was planned a few weeks in advance. More on this in a sec; largely because it has to do with where I am when this post goes live. (Delays on comment responses will be inevitable, I'm afraid.) With The Forest's recently released, there's been a spike in talk about Aokighara Forest in Japan -- the setting in which the movie is based. You might have heard of it before, as it is featured in Kendare Blake's follow-up to Anna Dressed in Blood: the sequel to the series, Girl of Nightmares. Maybe you're a fan of Atlas Obscura (I sure am) and came across[...]


Horror from around the Globe: Aokigahara

Hello Kittens,   I hope your holidays were delightful. My better (but far less scary) half got me a nest for Christmas, so I spent a ridiculous amount of time in my papasan chair, colouring in my Sherlock book and reading, swaddled in fluffy blankets and wearing a frog onesie. It was majestic. Now that the holidays are over, it seems we're getting a delightful pile of fresh new horror. flicks We kicked it off with KRAMPUS, and have THE BOY coming out soon, which looks awesome. But the one I'm most looking forward to is THE FOREST. THE FOREST is about Aok[...]