Roll out the red carpet! Break out your best Versace and Vera Wang outfits. It’s time, at last, to hand out some Thingy hardware. The best in horror movies from 2021! It may have taken us a while to get here, but we’ve got some winners to announce!

A big thank you to all who helped contribute to the Thingy Award voting once again. We had a number of very close races and even had a few ties amongst our categories this year. But enough waiting, let’s make some announcements. If you want to listen to the podcast and not spoil your enjoyment of the episode, either hop off this site (for now) and onto a streaming platform, or zoom down to the bottom of the page to the audio link to our Podcast. (And ignore the photos!)


Coleman Domingo as William Burke in Candyman.
Larry Fessenden as Jakob in Jakob’s Wife
Rupert Grint as Julian Pearse in Servant
Matthew Modin as Scott Shaw in Wrong Turn
Cillian Murphy as Emmet in A Quiet Place Part II
Mark Proksch as Colin Robinson in What We do in the Shadows
Anupam Tripathi as Ali Abdul in Squid Game
Oh Yeong-Su as Oh Il-Nam in Squid Game

WINNER: Larry Fessenden as Jakob in Jakob’s Wife

See All the Nominees and Winners at
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