31 Days of Streaming Halloween – Day 6 – Waxwork (1988)

We distinctly remember the video cover of Waxwork from the 80s - it absolutely terrified us as children with lots of weird, distorted - well, waxy - faces peering out of a door. The film is an odd one; it's still really unsettling but it's not that scary. There's a mix of things running through … Continue reading 31 Days of Streaming Halloween – Day 6 – Waxwork (1988)

31 Days of Streaming Halloween – Day 4 – An American Werewolf in London (1981)

THE definitive werewolf movie, An American Werewolf in London is a comedy horror which stands up as one of the most perfect scary films of all time. Everything about it is horror gold, with special effects - and some true body horror - that pushed the boundaries in the early 80s. The werewolf transformation scene … Continue reading 31 Days of Streaming Halloween – Day 4 – An American Werewolf in London (1981)

31 Days of Halloween – Day 5 – When Animals Dream (2014)

This is a fine Danish werewolf movie, with our sixteen-year-old protagonist Marie (Sonia Suhl) realising that the changes in her body may be a bit strange - especially the excess hair and bloody nails which seem to have something growing under them. Her mother (Sonja Richter) is catatonic and wheelchair-bound, and it looks like things … Continue reading 31 Days of Halloween – Day 5 – When Animals Dream (2014)