horror

Uncovering Curiosities: Nicolas Roeg’s DON’T LOOK NOW

The great Nicolas Roeg‘s 1973 release, Don’t Look Now is an expertly crafted horror/thriller. A now iconic piece of cinema, Roeg’s film not only delivers on eerie atmosphere, but it also has serious dramatic and emotional heft. It [...]

November 4, 2021

Uncovering Curiosities: Dominik Moll’s THE MONK

Dominik Moll’s The Monk (Le Moine) is a 2011 gothic thriller which is adapted from Matthew Lewis’s 1796 novel of the same name. The Monk is a visually striking piece, but you can’t help but get the impression that much of [...]

October 21, 2021

Notebook Reviews: INTERVIEW WITH THE VAMPIRE

Neil Jordan – 1994.  Neil Jordan‘s Interview With The Vampire is a great looking gothic horror, which just about holds the attention. All the elements are there, but Jordan’s film lacks bite! Tom Cruise goes against type as the [...]

October 16, 2021

Uncovering Curiosities: John Carpenter’s HALLOWEEN

From the panaglide-shot opening, John Carpenter‘s 1978 horror film, Halloween is all about atmosphere. Carpenter creates tension as we creep through a family home, seeing through the eyes of a young Michal Myers. It’s an iconic moment and [...]

October 14, 2021

Uncovering Curiosities: Adam Wingard’s BLAIR WITCH

When a movie becomes a huge success, Hollywood often likes to try and replicate that success by making a sequel. Sometimes that can launch a whole franchise and sometimes it can have an impact on the legacy of the original film. Horror cinema was [...]

October 10, 2021

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