The tagline for Splatter Capital promises “a guide for surviving the horror movie we collectively inhabit” but really it is a breakdown of how splatter horror can act as a Marxist representation of life under capitalism – where bodies are dismembered and consumed by the more fortunate for the sake of maintaining production. It also poses that splatter horror can present a cathartic alternative, where the disenfranchised are able to rise up and literally “eat the rich”.
Category: Are There Lesbians?
On the search for a story for his podcast, Wallace Bryton (Justin Long) travels to Canada where he falls foul of a nefarious serial killer with a strange desire – to turn his victims into a walrus.
A fancy dinner party goes south after the hosts reveal they are in a cult and encourage their guests to join. tw: attempted suicide, suicide, death, murder, home invasion, cults
What does it mean to be queer? What does it mean to be human? In this powerful #LoveOzYA collection, twelve of Australia’s finest writers from the LGBTQ+ community explore the stories of family, friends, lovers and strangers – the connections that form us.
New Super-Man and the Justice League of China
New Superman and the team are in trouble with the Green Lanterns, again, and in North Korea a high school boy starts sweating oceans.
The Asylum for Wayward Victorian Girls
After checking herself into a mental hospital, Emilie Autumn beings to find strange notes from another Emily. Are these pages travelling through time to warn her of strange doing at the hospital, or are they all in her mind? cw: abuse, mental health, suicide, surgery, female genital mutilation, rape, forced prostitution, graphic violence
Four teenagers are trapped on an island with the restless dead in this indie adventure game. tw: horror and supernatural elements, possession, drug use, suicide, death, jump scares, flashing images and sudden loud noises
Two women vie for the favour of the powerful yet capricious Queen Anne
Wow there were so many good things to read and watch and play and listen to in 2018 - I've had to expand my lists from previous years! The thing I'm probably most happy about is the amazing number of books with LGBT characters in them. My top 10 books were definitely the hardest to …
Sorry to Bother You
Cassius "Cash" Green (Lakeith Stanfield) needs a job, and soon - his car is barely running and he's four months late on rent, the rent that keeps his uncle, Sergio (Terry Crews), with a roof over his family's head, so when he gets a job with telemarketing agency RegelView it seems like all his dreams have come true. Except they don't pay except on commission. When Cash is offered a promotion the day he and his friends organise a strike, he must work out just how far he will go, and just how much it can cost to keep above the breadline.
tw: abuse (for art), police brutality, slavery, heavy drug use, sex, human experimentation, racism