Nearly on point, Spiral misses its goal while falling into familiar cliches that condemn most procedural thrillers.
Category: 4K Horror
A smart approach to storytelling keeps A Quiet Place II focused on family, then pushing greater action and tension on top of it.
Children of the Corn worked in the context of its time, and isn't without relevance now, but is a shoestring horror production lacking in thrills.
Unknowingly launching an extended franchise, Saw poses a clever mystery, undone only by its dismal performances.
Smart and stimulating, Prince of Darkness begins with a striking concept, but falls apart as it descends into horror tropes.
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.