Starring: Julie Christie, Donald Sutherland, Hilary Mason, Clelia Matania Director: Nicolas Roeg John (Sutherland) and Laura (Christie) Baxter are struggling to deal with the accidental death of their young daughter, and take up restoration work in Venice, Italy, to try to move on. Laura seems to be unable to cope very well until two older… Continue reading Classic Movie Of The Week: Don’t Look Now (1973)
Starring: Julie Harris, Claire Bloom, Richard Johnson, Russ Tamblyn Director: Robert Wise After the slick horror films of recent years, this film feels like a creeping, insidious thriller, a throwback to another time, and relies on story and character for chills as much as unsettling visuals. This film is based on the classic book The… Continue reading Classic Movie Of The Week: The Haunting (1963)
The Dead Room (2015) A solid entry, this New Zealand horror is all about the atmosphere and the slow build, as a psychic and two scientists investigate an isolated farm house that the inhabitants have fled, due to it's being haunted. At first, it all seems inconclusive, but then things start to get weird. What… Continue reading Horror Round-Up: Psychics, Psychotics and Unexplained Epidemics…
House Of The Devil (2009) The lovely Jocelin Donahue stars as a babysitter who bites off more than she can chew in this 80's set horror. As a teen who desperately needs cash, the film starts with a slow burn and vintage stylings, building slowly to her going to work on the night of an… Continue reading Horror Movie Round Up: Devil Worship and Psychic Detectives
Starring: Annalise Basso, Elizabeth Reaser, Lulu Wilson, Henry Thomas Director: Mike Flanagan Ouija, the original film in what looks like will be a series, was an alright horror film. Sure, it had plot holes so big you could hide a body in, and acting that was at times laughable, but I really didn't care. It… Continue reading Ouija: Origin Of Evil (2016)
In this horror round up, we have haunted houses, government psychic investigation, empty buildings with something creeping in the basement, and plenty of people who should not go in there! (But do anyway) We Still Live Here (2015) Probably my favourite on the list, this involves a recently bereaved, middle aged couple moving into a… Continue reading Horror Movie Round Up: Strange Children, Haunted Houses and Psychic Experiments.