About Rhianna Malas
Rhianna Malas is a creative writer and essayist currently living in Melbourne, Australia. An RMIT alum, she has self produced a comic zine, and has written short stories and creative non-fiction pieces published in several independent magazines including RMIT Catalyst and The Bowen Street Press.
A horror and melodrama fan at heart, Rhianna is a one-stop shop for near encyclopaedic knowledge on cinema history, musicals, spooky stories, lavish period pieces, autism representation in film and television, and whatever else she hyperfixates on.
Looking at the life and death of silent cinema's king of romance.
Is 'The Fall of the House of Usher' what's really being adapted?
“Yet mad I am not...and very surely do I not dream.”
Looking at one of horror's biggest (and longest) epics.
"And the deep and dank tarn closed sullenly and silently over the fragments of the House of Usher."
Who knows where we'd be without this iconic scene from almost 100 years ago?
This trap has become as iconic as the deranged Jigsaw killer himself.
This unsolved cold case still captivates us.
"Goodnight, sweet prince."
This movie won't only break your heart, but blow your mind.
Looking back on the infamous Fox vault fire of 1937.
It would have used a familiar horror trope but in the worst way.
How an iconic line changed censoring rules.
From Ozploitation to splatter films, the Land Down Under knows how to scare us.
Before Hellboy, Slade, The Lich, or Clay Morrow, Perlman won a Golden Globe for his breakout performance.