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‘Horror Noire’ shines a much-needed light on the history of African-Americans in horror films


By Kellee Terrell

Black horror is having a much-deserved moment in Hollywood right now, thanks to Jordan Peele’s Oscar-winning film “Get Out,” the anticipated thriller “Us” and an upcoming reboot of “The Twilight Zone.”

But the recent documentary “Horror Noire,” which is streaming on Shudder, reminds us before we got lost in “the sunken place,” black people have always had a relationship with the popular genre, even if “horror hasn’t always loved us.”

Based off Robin Means Coleman’s nonfiction book “Horror Noire: Blacks in American Horror Films from the 1980s to the Present,” director Xavier Burgin and writers Coleman, Ashlee Blackwell and Danielle Burrows lay out that history, which includes the first black horror film “Son of Ingagi”…

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AMC’s Shudder To Chronicle History Of African-Americans in Horror Films


AMC’s horror-themed streaming service Shudder in February will stream a new original documentary that highlights the role of African-Americans in horror films.

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South African stuntwoman Olivia Jackson sues for R39m after losing arm in horror crash



Cape Town – Local stuntwoman Olivia Jackson is suing various parties for R39m (£2.2m) after a horrific on-set crash during filming in South Africa, …
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Pirates of the Caribbean actor Kevin McNally makes an apperance on the Horror Train on the Mid-Norfolk Railway in D…


Kevin and Rachel McNally. Photo: Loco UK

Kevin and Rachel McNally. Photo: Loco UK

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He’s used to ducking and diving during swashbuckling adventures in Hollywood, but for one night only this Pirates of the Caribbean actor swapped his sword for screams.

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Religious leaders, others express horror at synagogue attack


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“The actions of Robert Bowers represent the worst of humanity.” — Scott Brady, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Pennsylvania.

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“Today, we saw another horrific act of hate at a house of worship — this time, the murder of at least eight congregants at Pittsburgh’s Tree of Life Synagogue … It reminds us of the slaughter of nine African American worshippers at Charleston’s Mother Emmanuel Church in 2015, the killings of six Sikh worshippers at a temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, in 2014, and, of course, the bombing of Birmingham’s 16th Street Baptist Church in 1963 that left four young African American girls dead. The violence in Pittsburgh follows on the heels of a string of attempted pipe bombings by a white…

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How Luxury Cruise Voyager Of The Seas, Turned Into Horror, Thanks To Indian Firm’s Staff


The men were accused in passenger accounts of filming young girls on their mobile phones

New Delhi: 

A dream cruise in Australia fell to pieces for a group of passengers last month after their ship was “taken over” by more than a thousand men from an Indian tobacco company, who proceeded to enjoy wild parties with Playboy bunnies and crate-loads of food.

Some 1,300 workers of the tobacco company joined the cruise on the Voyager of the Seas, operated by Royal Caribbean International, just before the ship left Sydney. And went on to “hijack” the luxury cruise.

It rapidly went downhill for the rest of the passengers, according to Australian website 9News. So bad in fact, that Royal Caribbean International had to hand out apologies and refunds to “distraught passengers”, the site said.

The men,…

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