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Uncanny Landscapes
A crucial part of folk horror is the uncanny landscape--the landscape that exerts a strange power over humans. The land--the earth, trees, plant life, rocks--acts upon the beings that inhabit it, diminishing human agency in exerting its own. It makes (More)
Eden Lake (2008): Folk Horror for a Disenchanted World
Eden Lake, released in 2008 and directed by James Watkins, has been generally classified as “hoodie horror”—a British sub-genre that exploits middle-class fear of hoodie-wearing, underclass youth.[i]  Mark Feather (More)

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