Smart and stimulating, Prince of Darkness begins with a striking concept, but falls apart as it descends into horror tropes.
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Disturbing "mind" horror from David Cronenberg's son Brandon, Possessor explores identity issues with graphic violence and a sci-fi twist.
While stubborn in its pacing, Antebellum cleverly draws racial parallels between old South and modern America.
Daughters of Darkness is a seminal lesbian vampire thriller with stylish direction, starring Delphine Seyrig as the seductive Countess Bathory.
Hitchcock turns the mundane into a terror with The Birds, treating the animals like a force protecting old morals.
Psycho breaks with perceived norms circa the early 1960s, lashing out against a more open culture emerging from Puritan values.
Appallingly crass, New York Ripper freely exploits a city drowning in crime, sparing nothing to depict a surreal - if authentically grounded - serial killer story.
A genuine shocker predicting a decade of cruel criminality, Lucio Fulci's House by the Cemetery spares few details, if ultimately let down by pace and crude dubbing.
Jaws holds it status after 45 years not because its a memorable horror or monster movie, but for its ability to use the shark as a catalyst for change.
Arguably bettering even HG Wells' original story, the new take on The Invisible Man pairs flawlessly to modern times with a focus on the victims.
There's little to takeaway from Maniac, but it's worth exploring the culture that brought it into existence in the first place.
While notable and even celebrated for its gore, Zombie isn't without its masterstrokes in camera work, trend setting, and fearfulness.