monsters

Suvudu

Eight Brain Monsters From Outer Space And Beyond!


Intellect_devourer I started thinking a little bit about all of science fiction and fantasy’s big-brained freaky mutants, monsters and aliens. I had never considered it until then, but – wow – there are a ton of them. So many, I made a list.

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SF & Fantasy

Featured Kickstarter: Kaiju Rising


A new Featured Kickstarter this week! This one with city-destroying monsters!

Make the jump to read an interview with Nick Sharps, co-editor of Kaiju Rising and learn more about this badass Kickstarter anthology!

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Suvudu

Legendary Monsters of South America


500cueroWe’ve got a lot European-flavored monsters in our fantasy fiction: trolls, dragons, ogres and vampire, just to name a few. It’s fine, they’re all classics and I love them, but as a long-time lover of monsters, I have to say that by focusing on the mythology of Europe, we as readers and writers end up missing out on a lot of cool and creepy stuff, like El Cuero: an evil blood sucking cow hide….

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Suvudu

Super-Scary Mochimochi!


Super-Scary Mochimochi!

Something horrifying is happening in Mochimochi land: the Super-Scary Mochimochi invasion! Tiny vampires, mummy kitties and goblins have arrived, and they’re here to stay. Don’t worry, little Mochimochis: they’re as cuddly as they are creepy.
It’s getting colder outside and Halloween is just around the corner. What better time to turn a time-honored tradition to creating [...]

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Suvudu

‘Face Off’ Isn’t Your Ordinary Reality Show


FaceOff_SyFyEven in this world of computer generated imagery and effects, the movie industry still relies on practical effects. (i.e. Ones that have been fabricated in real life.) Film making is rife with experts, but what about giving a relative unknown a shot at showing what they can do? That is the goal of Face Off.

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Suvudu

An Interview with Ted Kosmatka, Author, ‘The Games’


An Interview with Ted Kosmatka, Author, ‘The Games’

Ted Kosmatka is the author of The Games, a novel of a near-future where genetically engineered monsters fight to the death in an internationally sanctioned Olympic event. There’s only one rule: No human DNA is permitted in the creation of these chimeric beasts. The designs of American geneticist Silas Williams have taken the gold in [...]

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Paranormal

‘Being Human’ Is Monstrously Good TV


BeingHuman_S2With so much television programming out there, it can be hard to know what to watch. If you’re looking for a supernatural treat, Being Human on Syfy just might satisfy that craving.

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Suvudu

Drowning by the wolf moon’s light


Since the wolf moon’s last appearance, my soul has waxed and waned a hundred times over, been eaten down to crumbs and scales, reborn and devoured again.

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Suvudu

Don’t be Afraid of the Dark: Toward an Understanding of Guillermo del Toro, Alien as Auteur


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Guillermo del Toro is horror and fantasy filmmaking’s resident auteur. The Mexican filmmaker’s visionary aesthetic, drawn from a youth steeped in traditional folktales, the pagan-tinted Catholicism of his native Mexico and a steady diet of horror movies, casts an unnervingly long shadow in an anemic industry dominated by cookie cutter Halloween and Friday the 13th knock-offs. An outsider, culturally and aesthetically, del Toro has more in common with the mutants and slashers of Hollywood’s mainstream horror films than any of the beautiful young people they bedevil.

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Star Wars

Shark Week at Suvudu! Ten Terrifying ‘Star Wars’ Sea Monsters


The Star Wars universe holds a lot of terrors: Sith warriors, trash compactor monsters and the Sarlacc to name a few. While there are indeed sharks to be found in the myriad worlds of known space, why settle for an earthly horror when there are so many other gruesome creatures just beneath the surface of the waves? Let’s take a look at some of them.

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