Alternative Media 17: The Witch (A Must-See Horror Flick For This Halloween)

Well ladies and gentlemen, it’s October and we are just days away from good ol’ Halloween. Truth be told, as a matter of my family’s tradition, I never go out of my way to prepare early for Christmas. I tend to think of each year as a cycle of sorts and my year simply doesn’t […]

Hellstar Remina And Human Bastardry

As a storyteller of horror, I have often been asked what story has ever scared me the worst. To be honest, there are quite a few that have but one of the biggest ones, I have to say, is Hellstar Remina by Japanese horror comic artist Junji Ito. For those not in the know, Junji Ito is […]

Fallen: A Horror Movie With A Unique Take On Demonic Possession

I was planning to include this tidbit in my last article about the horror genre but I found this film to be so interesting that it deserves an article of its own. Ladies and gentlemen, I give you Fallen, a film about demonic possession starring Denzel Washington and directed by Gregory Hoblit which presents a very unconventional […]

3 Annoying Cliches From Pinoy Horror Shows And My Suggestions For Improvement

So now that I’ve tackled the subject of comedy in the Philippines, it’s time for me to tackle my favorite genre: Horror. In case you haven’t noticed, my works of fiction here on GRP The Santo Nino of Innocencia, Noon-Time Horror Show and Deep are all works of horror. This is because fear is a very […]

The Santo Nino Of Innocencia: A Horror Story

The following is another of my lame attempts at writing horror fiction here in GRP. To be honest, I decided a while to refrain or limit writing any fiction here as it might not exactly be appropriate for what everyone here is trying to create. However, given the reaction of some people to Ms. Ilda’s article […]

Cosmic Horror And The Philippines: Are They Incompatible?

I am a big lover of horror stories. Even as a young boy, I was always fascinated by stories of ghouls and goblins. During the Halloween season, I was both excited and fearful when the evening news featured some interesting horror stories. However, while I was, still am and probably always will be a fan […]