• A Nightmare on Elm Street

    A Nightmare on Elm Street


    Terrified me as a kid but I reached it recently and I was surprised that it felt so disjointed. There were still great moments but it didn't flow or fit together as well as it could have.

  • Black Christmas

    Black Christmas


    Only watched this after listening to the Evolution of Horror podcast. I had previously felt that I'd seen all the great slasher films and have no idea how I'd missed this (and many more besides). This deserves to be as beloved as Halloween

  • Whistle and I'll Come to You

    Whistle and I'll Come to You


    Watched the remake starring John Hurt first and did so wearing headphones on a laptop in bed. Really got to me. Then watched this original and it's even better, the noise he makes when he's ftightened in bed brought to mind all the times I've had sleep paralysis with hallucinations.

  • The Haunting

    The Haunting


    The first time I watched this, I was alone, it was very late and it was pitch black in my living room. The sound effects and mood create so much dread. A truly brilliant horror which has the power to spook and live long in your mind