THE MISKATONIC INSTITUTE OF HORROR STUDIES – LONDON UNVEILS FALL 2016 LINEUP

The Miskatonic Institute of Horror Studies – London returns to the Horse Hospital for another semester of film and pop culture classes, with a 2016 fall semester lineup led by some of the genre world’s most renowned critical luminaries. Mark Pilkington (Owner of Strange Attractor Press, writer/director of MIRAGE MEN) launches the season in September […]

Rituals in the Dark: Evoking Magic on Film

Thu. Sep. 22, 2016

Step into the safety of the magic circle as Mark Pilkington explores how the myriad Western esoteric magical practices and traditions have been represented, enacted and portrayed on film.

Vulgar Structures; or Andrzej Zulawski’s Love Triangles

Thu. Oct. 13, 2016

Writer and filmmaker Andrzej Zulawski, who passed away earlier this year, worked in different genres: war films (The Third Part of the Night), gothic horror (The Devil, Possession), melodrama (The Most Important Thing is to Love, My Nights Are More Beautiful Than Your Days, La Fidelite), thrillers (La Femme publique, Cosmos), science fiction (On the […]

Working the Blue Rose Case: Signs, Codes, and Mysteries in David Lynch’s ‘Fire Walk With Me’

Thu. Dec. 8, 2016

FIRE WALK WITH ME (1992, directed by David Lynch and co-written with Robert Engels) was created to address unanswered questions in the seminal TV series TWIN PEAKS (1990-91), but instead it offered more puzzles and dream narratives to confound viewers. Its premiere in Cannes was met with boos and jeers from the audience, but over […]

Little Terrors: Children’s Horror on Film and Television

Thu. Nov. 10, 2016

This class will explore in detail the area of horror films and television programmes created specifically for children in the UK and the US.