Monthly Archives: October 2014

Horror Movies For October #31

And finally we have John Carpenter‘s 1978 game changing film, “Halloween“. A true indie film shot on a budget of $300,00 in 20 days, it defined a genre. The modern day slasher film. Yet, if you haven’t seen it in … Continue reading

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Five Ways to Celebrate Halloween in Rome

Originally posted on Unofficial Guide to Rome:
  I love Halloween. I’ve never been one to spend a lot of time on my costume (I’m more of a last minute find-something-weird-in-my-wardrobe sort of girl), but I love Halloween celebrations, horror movies,…

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Horror Movies For October #30

Today we go back to 1973 for Robin Hardy‘s brilliant “The Wicker Man”. I don’t know if anything else needs to be said. But just in case, it’s a nice look at groovy pagans dishing out some karma to a … Continue reading

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Horror Movies For October #29

Nicolas Roeg‘s 1973 masterpiece “Don’t Look Now” is a movie I often revisit. It is one of my all time favorites. That’s not hyperbole. A grieving couple, John and Laura played by Donald Sutherland and Julie Christie,  go to Venice … Continue reading

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Horror Movies for October #28

Today we push the envelope a little in defining, what exactly is horror by highlighting Luis Buñuel‘s 1962 “The Exterminating Angel“. Wealthy guests at a dinner party find themselves trapped in a room simply because, for some unexplained reason, they … Continue reading

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Horror Movies For October #27

Today we feature the 2011 return of Hammer Films with its first theatrical release after a thirty year absence with David Keating‘s “Wake Wood“. It was worth the wait. After the death of their young daughter Alice, a grieving couple Patrick … Continue reading

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Horror Movies For October #26

Just as a case of ebola hits New York City, today’s movie is Italian Horror Master Lucio Fulci‘s 1979 cult classic “Zombie”. Or “Zombi 2”. Or “Zombie Flesh Eaters“… Anyway, it’s the movie that put Fulci on the map. A … Continue reading

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