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The return of Gothic Romance


Guillermo del Toro described his recent film Crimson Peak as a “classic Gothic Romance”, a genre that has been consigned to oblivion for nearly four decades. But what is Gothic Romance, what makes it different to horror and why did it fall into obscurity?

You can read all about it in this month’s Fortean Times, featuring gorgeous vintage artwork and my interview with del Toro himself!