Archive for October 18, 2019

Project Fear: the banners

Posted in FILM with tags , , , , on October 18, 2019 by dcairns

PROJECT FEAR is probably only a quasi-blogathon, but I think it still ought to have some banners. It’s quasi because very possibly most of the guest writers will be posting here, rather than on their own blogs, which they don’t have.

Since this is a quasi-blogathon not only about European horror movies, for Halloween, but also (subtextually) about Brexit, for Halloween, these banners can all be read as depicting the state of the nation in a hypothetical post-Brexit world which I still hope isn’t going to occur.

Will Britannia be a terrified woman sinking to the floor, disemboweled from within, under the horrified eyes of her loved one, or a stunted zombie outside looking in with the cold eyes of a vengeful corpse? Or else a lonely immortal, knitting in solitude? Or just an eyeball?

Only time, the courts, parliament, and the deeply psychopathic leaders of the Conservative Party, will tell.

I’m still happy for folks to jump on board this thing with contributions. Just let me know at some point. It runs, as the banners hint, between November 27th and the Day of the Dead.