Zombies in Romero’s most influential film, the groundbreaking 1968 Night of the Living Dead. Horror movies of the Nineteen Sixties used the supernatural premise to precise the horror of the demonic. Jack Clayton’s The Innocents inform the story of a governess who fears that the youngsters she is watching over are possessed by ghosts haunting the estate they are staying.
The phrase “twilight zone,” is used right now to explain surreal experiences. An iconic episode which premiered on 20 November 1959 is Time Enough at Last which tells the story of a financial institution teller who yearns for more time to learn and gets his wish when he becomes the only real survivor of a nuclear holocaust. In 2009, TV Guide ranked this episode #11 on its list of the a hundred Greatest Episodes. In the 1950s, television had arrived and the theatrical market was changing. Producers and exhibitors found … Read More
There’s been an infinite debate about whether or not this is actually sci-fi or horror, however any means you have a look at it, Alien is straight up terrifying. Scott manages to squeeze each last little bit of claustrophobia and terror out of comparatively few moving parts, building the surprise and suspense throughout what stays, a long time after its launch, one of the creepiest, scariest films ever made. And all of this is capped off with top-of-the-line protagonists of all time, Sigourney Weaver’s Ellen Ripley, who is hard and badass, but also fragile and relatable as a lady pushed to extremes by an extreme situation. “Kiri kiri kiri!” A modern masterpiece like no other, Audition is the apex of prolific Japanese director Takashi Miike’s profession – though everyone must also take a look at his batshit loopy One Missed Call, among others.
But because the story moves ahead, you … Read More