Prepare for Gross-Out: This Video is NOT for the Squeamish!
Body horror is a very specific sub-genre that takes a strong stomach. Also known as ‘ biological horror’, ‘organic horror’ or ‘venereal horror’ the horror in this genre is principally derived from the graphic destruction or degeneration of the human body.David Cronenberg has made a career out of this type of horror with films from Videodrome, Dead Ringers and Scanners among others. Body horror films affect us deeply because there’s really nothing more horrifying than watching human flesh be mutilated and damaged.
Are you a fan of this sub-genre? Watch this video and then share your favorite body horror movie with us.