Gothic

Bizarre Movies: ‘The Valdemar Inheritance’

Spain is currently going through a gothic revival that parallels Hammer in the sixties; like their English counterparts, some films are burdened with cheesy dialogue, all are beautifully art directed, the plots tend toward over-complication and are packed with gothic tropes. So we get put-upon heroines, evil aristos, grand buildings, sinister supernatural storylines and bizarre […]

Visi, Astro or Gogo?

Goths,I mean – I think the last lot are Welsh. I rather like Goths, if there are still any around. They’re gentle and read books.THE KITSCHIES are holding their Goth night tomorrow, presenting prizes in the form of tentacles to the year’s most progressive, intelligent and entertaining genre literature. The evening features a selection of […]

Awards! Tentacles! Goths! What’s Not To Love?

THE KITSCHIES present annual prizes in the form of tentacles to the year’s most progressive, intelligent and entertaining genre literature. This year, join me at Blackwell’s as we explore dark and fascinating interpetations of THE GOTHIC. We’ll be filling the venue with shadowy figures and haunting images. The evening features a selection of mysterious figures […]