Tag Archives: Halloween

Strangled

Montage Pictures (a subsidiary label of Eureka) debuted with two unheard titles from the outer reaches of world cinema last year; Argyis Papadimitropoulis’s slow-burning drama, ‘Suntan’, and Attila Till’s wheelchair-bound hitman movie, ‘Kills on Wheels’. Following in a similar vein is Árpád Sopsits’s downbeat thriller,

Classic Film Kid – Coraline

Hello everyone, it is the Classic Film Kid and just in time for Halloween, I thought I would tackle a spooky stop-motion that just so happens to be one of my personal favourites, and that is Henry Selick’s Coraline, based on the dark fantasy novella

The Howling

Joe Dante is a beloved man, his films are among the most humble and darkly funny the genre world has to offer. His work is the point which light and dark intersect within the horror and science fiction cannons. That is true save for the

Phantasm

There’s a loathable and inescapable truth in discussing the legacy of the horror franchise. Those titles with a tangible look, whether it’s the pallid white mask of Halloween’s Michael Myers, the grotesque abominations of Hellraiser’s Cenobites or the red and black sweater/bladed glove combo of

Assault on Precinct 13 (1976)

John Carpenter’s filmography is a curious animal, subject to both wild scrutiny and glorious celebration. What’s more, his work has been remade, twisted and contorted by both genre stalwarts and studio remit with wildly different results – from the heinous [the] Fog to the solidly

S11E15 – Old Tricks, New Dog

It’s spooky-time at Geek Show Towers as we put the new forms of horror on our dissecting table to find out how the genre has not only stayed relevant, but continues to challenge perceptions using its old bag of tricks. Reviews – Broken Sword: The

The Perfect Recipe for Halloween

It’s Halloween, so by all reckoning we should put something up to commemorate this most unholy of holidays. So, when in doubt get the lists out. There is a very narrow line that divides the scary and funny. There is no greater example of this