Finding comfort in horror has always been something that has interested me, and my tastes when it comes to comfort horror are often seen as pretty unconventional. Struggling with processing my emotions means that I always turn towards horror films which are bleak and depressing, cue my numerous rewatches of Snowtown to stop my melancholic episodes.

Jenn Adams is someone I have always admired in the horror world for her consistently intellectual thoughts on horror. So being able to discuss a film that I’ve rewatched multiple times with someone I admire so much really did do wonders for my mental health.

On the Psycho Analysis Podcast we discussed my favourite comfort horror film, Brandon Cronenberg’s Possessor 2020. You can listen to our thoughts on body dysmorphia, disassociation and substance abuse. Trigger warning for talk on mental health and suicide.

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