31 Days of Streaming Halloween – Day 16 – Wicked Stepmother (1989)

So this film is really awful. It's known as the last work of Bette Davis, who actually pulled out of the project after filming had begun. She died eight months after the film was released. It's a pity this is her final work, but she does turn into a chain smoking cat which is kind … Continue reading 31 Days of Streaming Halloween – Day 16 – Wicked Stepmother (1989)

Horror cult classics #2 – Phenomena (1985)

Also known as Creepers, Phenomena is one of our favourite Dario Argento movies as it's just so batshit crazy. Yep. even more than a normal Dario Argento film. Starring a young Jennifer Connelly as protagonist Jennifer Corvino, we also have a killer chimpanzee, a fantastic point-of-view shot from the perspective of a fly and Donald Pleasence … Continue reading Horror cult classics #2 – Phenomena (1985)

31 scary movie moments – 8) The Birds (1963) attack the students

Hitchcock's chiller is a real bummer if you don't like birds. Perhaps avoid this one, yeah? There's lots of really creepy and uncomfortable moments, including the director's abuse of his lead actress Tippi Hedren by throwing real birds directly at her and having them tied onto her to peck her. As with any 'monster' movie, … Continue reading 31 scary movie moments – 8) The Birds (1963) attack the students