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Body Horror

by GORELAND
Body Horror, Biological Horror, Organic Horror or Venereal Horror is horror fiction in which the horror is principally derived from the graphic destruction or degeneration of the body. Such works may deal with disease, decay, parasitism, mutilation, or mutation. Other types of body horror include unnatural movements, anatomically incorrect placement of limbs to create ‘monsters’ out of human body parts, etc. Notable directors: David Cronenberg John Carpenter Brian Yazuna Frank Henenlotter Clive Barker   Videodrome (1983)   Society (1989)   Brain Damage (1988)   From Beyond (1986)   Xtro (1983)   Read more

Body Horror, Biological Horror, Organic Horror or Venereal Horror is horror fiction in which the horror is principally derived from the graphic destruction or degeneration of the body. Such works may deal with disease, decay, parasitism, mutilation, or mutation. Other types of body horror include unnatural movements, anatomically incorrect placement of limbs to create ‘monsters’ out of human body parts, etc.

Notable directors:

David Cronenberg
John Carpenter
Brian Yazuna
Frank Henenlotter
Clive Barker

 

Videodrome (1983)
 

Society (1989)
 

Brain Damage (1988)
 

From Beyond (1986)
 

Xtro (1983)
 

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