Gratuitous, pointless and actually quite boring Patricio Valladares Hidden in the Woods was one of the worst films of 2012’s FrightFest so it was with more than a little hesitation that I took my seat at FrightFest a few years back to see his latest offering entitled Downhill.
There is no doubting Dario Argento is a master of horror with classics like Suspiria, The Bird with the Crystal Plumage and Tenebre all hailed by film experts, filmmakers and fans alike as true genre masterpieces but what is it about his movies that really gets under our skin and stays there?
The affirmative opinion amongst genre fans is that quality ‘giallo’ films peaked during the 1970’s. It is no secret that the quintessential releases of the sub-genre were distributed during that time. The masters of giallo cinema, Mario Bava and Dario Argento lay the groundwork for a succession of directorial peers who attempted to make their […]
Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho is not only one of the best horror films ever made it is also one of the most important horror films ever made changing not only the face of the genre but also all of cinema and popular culture when it came out.
There is so much great horror television these days it’s hard not to get overloaded by all the choice but Nick Antosca’s Channel Zero most definitely deserves your attention thrusting you from the very start into a disturbing surreal world full of child killers, monstrous beings and creepy mind controlling kid’s shows.