Death in Venice (Morte a Venezia)

Death in Venice (Morte a Venezia)


Death in Venice (Morte a Venezia)

Release Year: 1971 Director: Luchino Visconti Writers: Luchino Visconti (screenplay), Nicola Badalucco (screenplay), Thomas Mann (based on his 1912 novella “Der Tod in Venedig”) Starring: Dirk Bogarde, Björn Andrésen, Rating: Nominated for 1 Oscar: Best Costume Design. Won 1 prize at the Cannes Film Festival: 25th Anniversary Prize. Nominated for the Palme d’Or. Moviegeek Sunday ..

Halloween (2018)

Halloween (2018)


Halloween (2018)

Release Year: 2018 Director: David Gordon Green Writers: David Gordon Green (screenplay), Jeff Fradley (screenplay), Danny McBride (screenplay), John Carpenter (character), Debra Hill (characters) Rating: Won 1 Saturn Award (Jamie Lee Curtis). Nominated for 1 Saturn Award: Best Horror Film. On Halloween in 1978, Laurie Strode (Jamie Lee Curties) survived Michael Myers’s killing spree. Now, ..

Midsommar

Midsommar


Midsommar

Release Year: 2019 Director: Ari Aster Writer: Ari Aster Starring: Florence Pugh, Jack Reynor, Vilhelm Blomgren, William Jackson Harper, Will Poulter, Ellora Torchia, Archie Madekwe, Henrik Norlén, Gunnel Fred, Isabelle Grill, Agnes Westerlund Rase, Julia Ragnarsson, Mats Blomgren Some time after a traumatic event, Dani (Florence Pugh) travels to Sweden with her boyfriend and some ..

Moviegeek5: 1980’s Horror

Moviegeek5: 1980’s Horror


Moviegeek5: 1980’s Horror

  The 1980s is a decade in the history of horror film that has spawned a great number of excellent examples of the genre without breaking much new ground compared with the previous decade. In fact, the 1980s continued and developped the trend that had begun in the 1970s, where the genre definitively shifted from ..

Unfriended

Unfriended


Unfriended

Release Year: 2014 Director: Levan Gabriadze Writer: Nelson Greaves Starring: Heather Sossaman, , Matthew Bohrer, Courtney Halverson, Shelley Hennig, Moses Storm, Will Peltz, Renee Olstead, Jacob Wysocki, Mickey Rivers A group of friends in an online chat room are haunted by someone or something using their dead friend’s account in order to force a dark ..

Carnival of Souls

Carnival of Souls


Carnival of Souls

Release Year: 1962 Director: Herk Harvey Writer: John Clifford Starring: Candace Hilligoss, Frances Feist, Sidney Berger, Art Ellison, Stan Levitt, Tom McGinnis, Herk Harvey Moviegeek Sunday Classic #329, week 43 2020 After a traumatic car accident in which her friends are killed, organist Mary Henry (Candace Hilligoss) moves to a new town where she is ..

The Addams Family

The Addams Family


The Addams Family

Release year: 1991 Director: Barry Sonnenfeld Screenwriter: Caroline Thompson, Charles Addams (based on characters by) Starring: Anjelica Huston, Raul Julia, Christopher Lloyd, Christina Ricci, Elizabeth Wilson, Jimmy Workman, Carel Struycken  Ratings: 1 Oscar nomination: Best Costume Design. 1 Golden Globe nomination: Best Actress Comedy/Musical (Anjelica Huston).  Con artist Abigail Craven (Wilson) and her adopted son ..

Ready or Not

Ready or Not


Ready or Not

    Release year: 2019 Director: Matt Bettinelli-Olpin, Tyler Gillett Screenwriter: Guy Busick, Christopher Murphy Starring: Samara Weaving, Adam Brody, Mark O’Brien, Henry Czerny, Andie MacDowell, Melanie Scrofano, Kristian Bruun  There are so many jokes about awful in-laws but on her wedding night Grace (Weaving) is about to find out how terrible hers are, when ..

Moviegeek5: “Silent” Horror Films

Moviegeek5: “Silent” Horror Films


Moviegeek5: “Silent” Horror Films

  Silence is often a major factor in a suspenseful horror movie. Not in itself, but intense silence always begs the question of when and by what that silence will be broken. Sometimes, it just sounds cool in a title. We have selected five horror films below with “silent” titles. Let us know your favourite ..

#Alive (#Saraitda)

#Alive (#Saraitda)


#Alive (#Saraitda)

Release year: 2020 Director: Il Cho Screenwriter: Il Cho, Matt Naylor Starring: Ah-In Yoo, Shin-Hye Park, Hyun-Wook Lee, Bae-Soo Jeon, Hye-Won Oh, Woon Jong Jeon  With this and Train to Busan (2016) South Korea is quickly taking the throne as the Zombie masters of the world. Like Busan Il Cho’s feature film debut is a ..

House on Haunted Hill

House on Haunted Hill


House on Haunted Hill

Release Year: 1959 Director: William Castle Writer: Rob White Starring: Vincent Price, Carol Ohmart, Richard Long, Alan Marshall, Carolyn Craig, Elisha Cook, Julie Mitchum, Leona Anderson, Howard Hoffman Moviegeek Sunday Classic #328, week 42 2020 Eccentric millionaire Frederick Loren (Vincent Price) invites a group of strangers to stay i a haunted house. If they last ..

Moviegeek5: Silent Horror Films

Moviegeek5: Silent Horror Films


Moviegeek5: Silent Horror Films

Horror is one of the fundational genres of cinema and during the silent era there was a plethora of horror classics that remains captivating to this day. Naturally, that entails a capacity to appreciate the magic of silent cinema, something not everyone has. But horror seems to work particularly well, at least in the hands ..