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 29 – It Follows (2014)

A visually stunning treat, It Follows is a solid contemporary horror movie which has some genuine scary moments. Maika Monroe is Jamie, a college student who unfortunately ‘catches’ a curse after she has sex; she will be followed by an entity that can take the form of anyone. If it catches you, it will kill … Continue reading 31 Days of Streaming Halloween – Day 29 – It Follows (2014)

31 Days of Streaming Halloween – Day 9 – The Cat o’ Nine Tails (1971)

Day 9 of Shocktober and we're on our second night of giallo with Dario Argento's The Cat o' Nine Tails - it's not up there as one of our Argento classics and he admits he doesn't rate it that highly either, saying it's the least favourite of his movies. It's overlong and a bit dull … Continue reading 31 Days of Streaming Halloween – Day 9 – The Cat o’ Nine Tails (1971)

31 Days of Streaming Halloween – Day 8 – Blood and Black Lace (1964)

From the godfather of giallo Mario Bava, Blood and Black Lace is one of the most stylish of the Italian horror genre; it sets the colour scheme of giallo, the brutal close-up and lingering murders of pretty young things and dramatic plot. A masked killer is stalking and killing young fashion models. All the victims … Continue reading 31 Days of Streaming Halloween – Day 8 – Blood and Black Lace (1964)

31 Days of Streaming Halloween – Day 3 – Hellraiser (1987)

We're bringing out the big boys now with Clive Barker's 80s horror classic Hellraiser which introduced us to the legendary character of Pinhead and his fellow Cenobites. Over 30 years have passed in Hellraiser history (it originally started life as Barker's 1986 novella The Hellbound Heart) and it still has such sights to show us. It's … Continue reading 31 Days of Streaming Halloween – Day 3 – Hellraiser (1987)

31 Days of Halloween – Day 6 – 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 Halloween – Day 6 – Suspiria (1977)