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The horror... the horror... the 80s

137 films

The 80s carry fond memories of dark fantasy worlds that shaped my impressionable years. Some of these entries are simply…

  • Arachnophobia
  • Basket Case 2
  • Bride of Re-Animator
  • Buried Alive
  • A Cat in the Brain

The horror... the horror... the 90s

123 films

The decade that saw Japanese horror rise to international prominence. Original masterpieces, the likes of ‘Cure’ and ‘Ringu’ were at…

  • La llorona
  • 13 Ghosts
  • Black Sunday
  • The Brides of Dracula
  • The City of the Dead
  • Under the Blue Sky
  • Baishey Shravana
  • Up in the Clouds
  • Interview
  • Calcutta 71

Mrinal Sen

11 films

Mrinal Sen was a major contributor of the Bengali Parallel Cinema, an art movement that emerged in the 50s in…

  • Hellraiser
  • Scanners
  • Basket Case
  • Event Horizon
  • The Fly

Body Horror

50 films

Body horror as a sub-genre is generally perceived to have emerged during the 50s but there are films dating back…

  • And Soon the Darkness
  • The Bird with the Crystal Plumage
  • Blind Woman's Curse
  • Count Dracula
  • Cry of the Banshee
  • Audition
  • Suicide Club
  • A Tale of Two Sisters
  • Dracula 2000
  • Cherry Falls

The horror... the horror... the 2000s

115 films

Who says I can't do modern contemporary? I got this covered... Some places say 'Audition' is pre 2000 others say…

  • Caltiki, the Immortal Monster
  • Lust of the Vampire
  • Black Sunday
  • Erik the Conqueror
  • The Girl Who Knew Too Much

Mario Bava

15 films

Mario Bava trained as painter and was formerly a set designer before turning his hand to directing. So he knows…

  • The Thing From Another World
  • Bride of the Gorilla
  • Five
  • The Son of Dr. Jekyll
  • The White Reindeer

The horror... the horror... The Fifties

57 films

In the 50s, one of the most recognised British production companies, Hammer Films established a strong niche in Gothic horror.…

  • Pather Panchali
  • Aparajito
  • The World of Apu
  • The Music Room
  • Charulata


18 films

My list of Ray’s works. His ‘Apu’ trilogy are minimalist masterpieces, focusing on rural poverty shot in the neo-realist style.…

  • Before I Hang
  • The Devil Bat
  • The Invisible Man Returns
  • The Mummy's Hand
  • The Black Cat

The horror... the horror... The Forties

35 films

The 1940s saw the horror genre carried to new heights and French filmmaker Jacques Tourneur's exotic creature features with psycho-sexual…