E.L. King

E.L King is Editor-in-Chief at Slay Away and host of the Slay Away horror podcast. They are a writer, film critic, and freelance entertainment journalist with a particular interest in horror studies and film theory. Their film review and essay bylines include Film Cred, MovieJawn, Dread Central, Hear Us Scream, and more.

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Lights Out

‘Lights Out’ Brings Mental Health Out of the Darkness

September 25th, 2023 • E.L. King

E.L. King explains why David F. Sandberg’s ‘Lights Out’ is a harrowing exploration of mental illness through horror.

The Twin

‘The Twin’ Is a Twisted Take on Female Hysteria

May 23rd, 2023 • E.L. King

In Taneli Mustonen’s ‘The Twin,’ the ever-persistent trope of female hysteria becomes the subject of cross-examination.