NOSFERATU today: A brief discussion of FW Murnau’s horror masterpiece with Dr Cristina Massaccesi

Author of the Devil’s Advocates monograph on FW Murnau’s Nosferatu, A Symphony of Horrors (2015), Dr. Cristina Massacessi answered a few questions about the film’s restoration history and its place in cinema history, ahead of the forthcoming Miskatonic Institute of Horror Studies lecture by Mark Rance on April 18th. Tickets available on the event page […]

What the Fest?! Screening: GHOST STORIES (NYC)

Sat. Mar. 31, 2018

Already lauded as one of the best British horror films ever, writer-directors Andy Nyman and Jeremy Dyson’s spooky, entertaining GHOST STORIES was adapted from a major stage hit into a seriously cinematic creep-out.

What the Fest?! Screening: BLUE MY MIND (NYC)

Sat. Mar. 31, 2018

Samm Deighan will introduce the film with a discussion of female adolescence as a source of horror and the uncanny, from its origins in fairy tales and eighteenth century gothic literature to films about the terror of female sexual awakening like Cat People (1942), The White Reindeer (1952), Picnic at Hanging Rock (1975), and Company of the Wolves (1984).

New trailer for Stacey Abbott’s upcoming class “The Legacy of Richard Matheson’s I AM LEGEND”

Sat. Mar. 31, 2018

Toronto-based filmmaker/editor Nathan Boone made this trailer for Stacey Abbott’s class at Miskatonic London on March 15th – Info + Tickets available on the event page HERE >> MISKATONIC LONDON “I AM LEGEND” TRAILER March 2018 from Miskatonic Institute on Vimeo.

Miskatonic featured in the New York Times!

Sat. Mar. 31, 2018

Erik Piepenberg of The New York Times wrote this piece (appearing both online and in the print edition) about our school, featuring interviews with founder Kier-La Janisse, instructors Sukhdev Sandhu and Dianca London Potts, genre scholar Adam Lowenstein and Miskatonic student Derek Boeckelmann. “Because horror films have a vocabulary for the horrific, the painful, the […]