It’s always a pleasant surprise to find old movies made before the Hays Code, especially ones like Svengali (1931). The movie, of course, introduces Svengali in the middle of his profession as one of his students reveals to have left her violent husband in favor of her singing teacher.
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A perfect film for the Halloween season, No One Gets Out Alive (2021) brings a thrilling story that anyone can appreciate. The very real fears of undocumented workers discussed by the filmmakers throughout the story brings shockingly real frights to the audience in a unique and refreshing light.
Similarly to several other aquatic horror films, the sci-fi horror film, Leviathan (1989) directed by George Cosmatos, follows an underwater crew that disturbs a long time sleeping sea monster that wreaks havoc on the entire crew. In Leviathan, this underwater crew of geologists encounter a highly infectious DNA disease that transforms anyone in contact with it into a hideous and horrendous sea monster.
Crisp night air, bonfires, carved pumpkins, falling leaves, and pumpkin spice lattes are all signs that fall has arrived, and all Hallows eve is shortly in view. However, nothing heralds Halloween with its frights and things that go bump in the night quite like a horror fest. And Netflix has a few chillers and thrillers in its 2021 lineup that are to die for.
The world as we know it is a strange and mysterious place. There are places that we have not yet discovered and dangers that are yet to unfold. Included in our unknown world is the study of literature and stories. Here is a list of cursed books from around the world that were banned, destroyed, or are just too risky to read.
For years gloomy and murky bodies of water have brought about absolute terror in the hearts and minds of many cultures. While most people cannot explain why they fear these seemingly peaceful locations, researchers argue that most people are not afraid of the water itself but what might lurk below it.
“The Green Knight” differs from the original story in a big way. Unlike John Boorman’s “Excalibur” (1981) or the popular TV series “Merlin”, the film takes an art house style approach: atmospheric, visually beautiful, and unquestionably disturbing.
In its humble beginnings as a Canadian film, Blood and Donuts (1995) is a supernatural comedy horror that has all the charm of a sitcom. Of course, it can’t be a horror without its monster.