31 Days of Streaming Halloween – Day 19 – The Town That Dreaded Sundown (2014)

A brutal slasher, The Town That Dreaded Sundown is a meta-sequel to the 1976 film of the same name. In 1946, a serial killer - the Phantom Killer - brought panic to Texarkana in the US, by slaying five victims ranging in ages from 15 - 37 years old. The killer was never caught or … Continue reading 31 Days of Streaming Halloween – Day 19 – The Town That Dreaded Sundown (2014)

Horror cult classics #3 The Greasy Strangler (2016)

An absolute riot, you won't have seen ANYTHING like Jim Hosking's debut The Greasy Strangler. There's also images that won't leave your brain, mostly involving Big Ronnie (a fan-bloody-tastic Michael St. Michaels) and a gigantic prosthetic. Big Ronnie and his very strange son Big Brayden (Sky Elobar) are disco tour con artists and pro 'bullshit artists'. … Continue reading Horror cult classics #3 The Greasy Strangler (2016)

31 scary movie moments – 31) Michael Myers wakes up behind Laurie in Halloween (1978)

There couldn't be anything else. This is our scariest moment in horror, when supposedly out for the count Michael Myers (Nick Castle) - the ultimate Boogeyman - wakes up behind unsuspecting Final Girl Laurie Strode (Jamie Lee Curtis). It's the ultimate jump, a masterpiece by John Carpenter of scary things happening just out of your … Continue reading 31 scary movie moments – 31) Michael Myers wakes up behind Laurie in Halloween (1978)

31 scary movie moments – 28) Mother is revealed in Psycho (1960)

One of the greatest chillers of all time, we all know about THAT famous shower scene. The part that really scares us is when Lila Crane (Vera Miles) - the sister of missing Marion (Janet Leigh), the motel shower victim - discovers what really happened to Norman Bates' (Anthony Perkins) mother. She may be sitting … Continue reading 31 scary movie moments – 28) Mother is revealed in Psycho (1960)

31 scary movie moments – 19) Nancy’s school dream in A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)

One, two, Freddy's coming for you...Wes Craven's horror tour de force introduced the world to icon Freddy Krueger (Robert Englund) and also caused a generation of kids to have insomnia. Watching it back now, it's still blinkin' scary and one of the spookiest bits is when our lead Nancy (Heather Langenkamp) falls asleep at school … Continue reading 31 scary movie moments – 19) Nancy’s school dream in A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)

31 scary movie moments – 18) The dinner party in The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974)

By the time we reach the infamous dinner party sequence in The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, we're terrorised already. And then this happens. It's savage, it's horrible, it's OTT and it's bloody, bloody brilliant. Final girl Sally (the best Scream Queen ever, Marilyn Burns - rest in peace) is subjected to the Come Dine With Me … Continue reading 31 scary movie moments – 18) The dinner party in The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974)

31 scary movie moments – 13) The opening of Maniac (2012)

Franck Khalfoun's remake of the infamous 80s slasher is brutal from the very start, even before we've had the main film title. Elijah Wood's serial killer Frank Zito stalks a woman, and then murders and scalps her. It's all set to a haunting 80s synth score by Rob, leading into a really difficult and uncomfortable … Continue reading 31 scary movie moments – 13) The opening of Maniac (2012)