Fairytale horror

Writing that post about Dolls the other day I mentioned that it felt like ‘fairytale’ horror and that got me thinking about what other films would fit that into that category. You could probably call them 'fantasy horror’ too but I think 'fairytale’ sounds better. Again, I’ve talked a little about them under the cut.

I’ve also included a few 'Honourable Mentions’ for films that fit the category but are pretty well known examples. I thought they should have a mention though just to add a few more examples of what I think would make up 'fairytale horror’ if it were an established subgenre.

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