Posts Tagged: Horror

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Jacob’s Ladder (1990)

Somehow, for me, Jacob’s Ladder has always gone hand-in-hand with Angel Heart (1987). Maybe director Adrian Lyne and writer Bruce Joel Rubin were heavily influenced by Alan Parker’s masterpiece? It would not surprise me at all. No matter, Jacob’s Ladder can stand tall all by itself

Original Large Theatrical Movie Poster Art Cinema Film 1990 Jacob's Ladder

Jacob’s Ladder (1990)

Somehow, for me, Jacob’s Ladder has always gone hand-in-hand with Angel Heart (1987). Maybe director Adrian Lyne and writer Bruce Joel Rubin were heavily influenced by Alan Parker’s masterpiece? It would not surprise me at all. No matter, Jacob’s Ladder can stand tall all by itself

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Thirst (2009)

We love South Korean cinema and we love director Park Chan-wook. Park is well-known for “The Vengeance Trilogy”, i.e. the brilliant Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance (2002), the wonderful Oldboy (2003) and the average Sympathy for Lady Vengeance (2005). J.S.A.: Joint Security Area (2000)

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Thirst (2009)

We love South Korean cinema and we love director Park Chan-wook. Park is well-known for “The Vengeance Trilogy”, i.e. the brilliant Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance (2002), the wonderful Oldboy (2003) and the average Sympathy for Lady Vengeance (2005). J.S.A.: Joint Security Area (2000)

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Frankenweenie (2012)

Tim Burton’s delightful Frankenweenie is a harmless comedy horror starring one of the most adorable dogs to grace celluloid. The film is packed with excellent characters, voiced by an excellent cast. This stop motion animation is yet another fine Burton

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Frankenweenie (2012)

Tim Burton’s delightful Frankenweenie is a harmless comedy horror starring one of the most adorable dogs to grace celluloid. The film is packed with excellent characters, voiced by an excellent cast. This stop motion animation is yet another fine Burton

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Let the Right One In (2008)

Tomas Alfredson’s amazing Swedish film cannot be pigeonholed into a single genre. It is not horror nor fantasy, although the film contains elements of both. Most of all, this is a dramatic and unconventional love story between two children. But

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Let the Right One In (2008)

Tomas Alfredson’s amazing Swedish film cannot be pigeonholed into a single genre. It is not horror nor fantasy, although the film contains elements of both. Most of all, this is a dramatic and unconventional love story between two children. But

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The Shining (1980)

Stanley Kubrick’s psychological horror masterpiece is hypnotic, eerie and truly frightening. This visually astounding film, which made abundant use of the then revolutionary Steadicam, stars a top-of-his-game Jack Nicholson in his most famous role. The Shining is full of ambiguities which on

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The Shining (1980)

Stanley Kubrick’s psychological horror masterpiece is hypnotic, eerie and truly frightening. This visually astounding film, which made abundant use of the then revolutionary Steadicam, stars a top-of-his-game Jack Nicholson in his most famous role. The Shining is full of ambiguities which on

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The Thing (1982)

The Thing had the unfortunate luck of being released at the same time as E.T. and Blade Runner. Despite bombing at the box office, this sci-fi horror has become the true definition of a cult classic. Written by Bill Lancaster, the

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The Thing (1982)

The Thing had the unfortunate luck of being released at the same time as E.T. and Blade Runner. Despite bombing at the box office, this sci-fi horror has become the true definition of a cult classic. Written by Bill Lancaster, the

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Halloween (1978)

This modern horror classic succeeds where many in the genre don’t because director John Carpenter’s simple approach gives Halloween a frightening realism. With no special effects and very few cheap thrills, Carpenter builds the tension to unbearable heights. A 19-year-old

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Halloween (1978)

This modern horror classic succeeds where many in the genre don’t because director John Carpenter’s simple approach gives Halloween a frightening realism. With no special effects and very few cheap thrills, Carpenter builds the tension to unbearable heights. A 19-year-old

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Antichrist (2009)

Lars von Trier’s multifaceted Antichrist is a breathtaking work of art with outstanding performances by Charlotte Gainsbourg and Willem Dafoe. It is beautiful, fantastical and, occasionally, shockingly violent and explicit. A central theme in the film is depression, which Von Trier was suffering

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Antichrist (2009)

Lars von Trier’s multifaceted Antichrist is a breathtaking work of art with outstanding performances by Charlotte Gainsbourg and Willem Dafoe. It is beautiful, fantastical and, occasionally, shockingly violent and explicit. A central theme in the film is depression, which Von Trier was suffering

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Thesis (1996)

Alejandro Amenábar’s superb debut is a Spanish psychological thriller about a university student working on a thesis about violence in the media. As she researches material, she uncovers a lot more than she bargained for. Thesis was nominated for eight prizes at the 1997

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Thesis (1996)

Alejandro Amenábar’s superb debut is a Spanish psychological thriller about a university student working on a thesis about violence in the media. As she researches material, she uncovers a lot more than she bargained for. Thesis was nominated for eight prizes at the 1997

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Kill List (2011)

We at Wonderful Cinema like nothing more than to watch a film without the slightest idea what it is about other than a strong recommendation that it is worth seeing. In this way we are always surprised, even if not

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Kill List (2011)

We at Wonderful Cinema like nothing more than to watch a film without the slightest idea what it is about other than a strong recommendation that it is worth seeing. In this way we are always surprised, even if not

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Pontypool (2008)

A superb psychological drama, Pontypool is based on the excellent novel by Tony Burgess, “Pontypool Changes Everything”. It is directed by Bruce McDonald of The Tracey Fragments fame. Almost the whole film is set in one location, a radio station in a

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Pontypool (2008)

A superb psychological drama, Pontypool is based on the excellent novel by Tony Burgess, “Pontypool Changes Everything”. It is directed by Bruce McDonald of The Tracey Fragments fame. Almost the whole film is set in one location, a radio station in a

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Alien (1979)

With its shocks, thrills and intense atmosphere, Alien was one of the first films to effectively merge the two genres of Sci-Fi and Horror. This was also one of the first films to feature a woman in a lead action-hero

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Alien (1979)

With its shocks, thrills and intense atmosphere, Alien was one of the first films to effectively merge the two genres of Sci-Fi and Horror. This was also one of the first films to feature a woman in a lead action-hero

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Eden Lake (2008)

A frightening thriller, Eden Lake gets under your skin and leaves you feeling exhilarated as well as angry. Its rendition of characters from certain English walks of life is very realistic, feeding our fears of a society breaking down. The

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Eden Lake (2008)

A frightening thriller, Eden Lake gets under your skin and leaves you feeling exhilarated as well as angry. Its rendition of characters from certain English walks of life is very realistic, feeding our fears of a society breaking down. The

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Funny Games (1997)

This superbly acted and paced Austrian film is out to prove that us moviegoers have yet to become so accustomed to cinema violence that we have lost our capacity for horror and empathy. Funny Games is extreme without directly showing much

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Funny Games (1997)

This superbly acted and paced Austrian film is out to prove that us moviegoers have yet to become so accustomed to cinema violence that we have lost our capacity for horror and empathy. Funny Games is extreme without directly showing much

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Hot Topic: Good Horror Films?

Good Horror Films Which are your favourite horror films? Below is a list of horror films we thought were effective. Our choices are bound to differ from yours. Add your favourite horror films in the comments and tell us why we must

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Hot Topic: Good Horror Films?

Good Horror Films Which are your favourite horror films? Below is a list of horror films we thought were effective. Our choices are bound to differ from yours. Add your favourite horror films in the comments and tell us why we must