Horror anthology films have become hugely popular in the 21st Century. After a spate of successes in the 1980s and 1990s, the horror anthology movie became a rarity. A reinvigoration began following Michael Dougherty’s seminal Halloween horror Trick ‘r Treat, and was further popularized by the V/H/S and The ABC’s of Death franchises. One of 2017 best genre offerings so far is XX, a horror anthology comprised exclusively of films helmed by female directors
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The 15-minute documentary We Come in Pieces, from Trap Door Pictures, explores the horror anthology phenomenon from its earliest examples to its current state of popularity. It should be considered essential viewing for fans of horror anthologies and aspiring filmmakers looking to break into this type of project. It includes interviews with many of our genre’s most popular filmmakers and critics. Enjoy!