On storytelling, “Seoul Station” has it fleshed out from the trash-cluttered apartment of a near-evicted couple, to the echoes of footsteps in a dead-silent Hospital, and even to the body language of the movie’s characters.
The summer is heating up! And, with the warmth of July upon us, it may be best to stay in the air-conditioning and give yourself a chill with one of these scary movies!
The 21st century marks a significant shift in horror cinema and changed how we experience horror. Remember the innocence and humor of home videos— à la “America’s Funniest Home Videos?” This fun and jolly first-person perspective that millions watched every week ultimately gave rise to its terrifying antithesis: the found footage sub-genre
Over time, monsters have become universal in almost every culture. From Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein” to modern horrors such as “Godzilla” (1954), monsters embody and personify all ideas and concepts that are horrible, terrifying, and dangerous to humanity.
“The Texas Chain Saw Massacre” (1974) has been lauded for almost 50 years, so when I decided to finally watch some classic horror films for the first time, I couldn’t help but start with the foundation of my favorite sub-genre.
The cast is filled with people whom most would not have recognized at the time, with Christopher George being the most well known of the bunch. For those familiar with Italian horror and exploitation cinema, there are names that people will recognize.