"The cinema was made for horror movies. No other kind of film offers that same mysterious anticipation as you head into a dark auditorium. No other makes such powerful use of sound and image. The cinema is where we come to share a collective dream and horror films are the most dreamlike of all, perhaps because they engage with our nightmares.
" And so Mark Gatiss
opens his three-part series, A History of Horror
. "One of the great virtues of this series is that it is thoroughly subjective. Gatiss does not feel any particular obligation to give us an A to Z of horror, but instead lingers lovingly over his own favourites,
" taking the viewer with him from the Golden Age of Hollywood horror through the American horror movies of the 1960s and 1970s. [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief
on Jan 28, 2014 -
Ever thought about setttling down on a quiet farm? Possibly one in rural Wisconsin? How about one with a little history?
Just because eBay pulled the auction
doesn't mean it's not for sale. Great for the eccentric collector,
I'd think. And there's a perfect band
to play at the housewarming party.
posted by tula
on Apr 12, 2006 -
Hitchcock's infamous shower scene from Psycho overlayed with the '98 remake by Gus Van Sant: .mov
posted by dirtylittlemonkey
on Apr 21, 2005 -