Joshua Hoffine specializes in the grotesque. Primal fears made reality (or at least very realistic).
2009’s Lady Bathory–based on a historical figure who was reported to have bathed in the blood of virgins–not a whimsical pun
As Hoffine says,
“I believe that the Horror story is ultimately concerned with the imminence and randomness of death, and the implication that there is no certainty to existence. The experience of Horror resides in this confrontation with uncertainty. It tells us that our belief in security is delusional, and that the monsters are all around us.”
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