31 Days of Streaming Halloween – Day 30 – Suspiria (1977)

Dario Argento’s masterpiece is one of the finest horror films ever made – an audio and visual feast and completely, completely mad. American ballet student Suzy (Jessica Harper) travels to Munich, Germany, to attend a prestigious ballet school. The ballet school is run by – well, that’d be telling. With the haunting soundtrack of Goblin … Continue reading 31 Days of Streaming Halloween – Day 30 – Suspiria (1977)

31 Days of Streaming Halloween – Day 27 – Hereditary (2018)

Hailed as one of the most scary horror movies of recent times, we went into Hereditary with a high degree of anticipation. 'Go on, scare us then'. We're hardcore horror pros. Was it frightening? Sort of. Was it disturbing? Yes. Is it one of the best horror movies of all time? Nope. It's a very … Continue reading 31 Days of Streaming Halloween – Day 27 – Hereditary (2018)

31 Days of Streaming Halloween – Day 24 – Dolls (1987)

We've never seen Dolls before and it's ruddy awesome. Produced by Society's Brian Yuzna, you know it's going to be good. And dolls are inherently scary. They're creepzone. This is a very effective horror film and one we're going to be watching again and again each October. A couple and their child are stranded in … Continue reading 31 Days of Streaming Halloween – Day 24 – Dolls (1987)

31 Days of Streaming Halloween – Day 23 – The Amityville Horror (1979)

Based on the alleged 'real-life' experiences of the Lutz family in Amityville, New York, and their purchase of a house where a family were brutally murdered, this 70s horror film is a cult classic and still ranks with the best in its scares. George (a brooding James Brolin) and Maggie (Margot Kidder, being adorable) are … Continue reading 31 Days of Streaming Halloween – Day 23 – The Amityville Horror (1979)

31 Days of Streaming Halloween – Day 22 – The Forest (2016)

We watched a thought provoking Vice documentary about the Aokigahara Forest in Japan - a notorious spot for suicide - so came into this movie with knowledge of the area and what they may be looking to do with this film. It's an effective horror, with Natalie Dormer standing out as our protagonist Sara Price. She … Continue reading 31 Days of Streaming Halloween – Day 22 – The Forest (2016)

31 Days of Streaming Halloween – Day 14 – Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978)

Featuring a stellar cast, the 1978 remake of Invasion of the Body Snatchers is classy, arty and features one of the most terrifying endings of sci-fi/horror. Alien creatures decide to take over Earth as their planet is dying. Landing in San Francisco, they fall on to plant leaves and form pods - which then bloom … Continue reading 31 Days of Streaming Halloween – Day 14 – Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978)

31 Days of Streaming Halloween – Day 13 – Society (1989)

Alas, our copy of Invasion of the Body Snatchers didn't work last night so we had to move on to another recommendation and exemplary piece of body horror - Brian Yuzna's Society, which stars Baywatch's Billy Warlock. Warlock is Bill Whitney, part of a wealthy Beverly Hills family who seem to have it all. However, … Continue reading 31 Days of Streaming Halloween – Day 13 – Society (1989)