Archive for October 2010

35 Favorite Horror Films

24/10/2010

in no particular order…….

1.  Rosemary’s Baby (Roman Polanski, 1968)

Witches… All of them witches!

2.  The Exorcist (William Friedkin, 1973)

What an excellent day for an exorcism

3.  Audition (Takashi Miike, 1999)

4.  Ringu (Takashi Miike, 1998)

5.  Cache (Michael Haneke, 2005)

6.  Ichi the Killer (Takashi Miike, 2001)

7.  The Shining (Stanley Kubrick, 1980)

Mrs. Torrance, your husband inroduced you as Winifred. Now, are you a Winnie or a Freddy?

8.  Shivers (David Cronenberg, 1975)

9.  Dead Ringers (David Cronenberg, 1988)

10. Irreversible (Gaspar Noé, 2002)

11. The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (Tobe Cooper, 1974)

12. Breaking the Waves (Lars von Trier, 1996) – I know, I know its not a horror film, it’s just horrifying

13. Salem’s Lot (Tobe Cooper, 1979)

The master wants you. Throw away your cross, face the master.

14. 28 Days Later (Danny Boyle, 2002)

15. Psycho (Alfred Hitchcock, 1960)

fals-fals-fals-falsity. Because birds really eat a tremendous lot. But -I-I don’t really know anything about birds. My hobby is stuffing things. You know – taxidermy.

16. Paranormal Activity (Oren Peli, 2007)

17. The Fury (Brian De Palma, 1978)

18. Carrie (Brian De Palma, 1976)

19. Drag Me To Hell (Sam Raimi, 2009)

20. Antichrist ((Lars von Trier, 2009)

Nature is Satan’s Church

21. The Brood (David Cronenberg, 1979)

22. Pet Sematary (Mary Lambert, 1989)

23. I Stand Alone (Gaspar Noé, 1998)

24. Altered States (Ken Russell, 1980)

25. Jacob’s Ladder (Adrian Lyne, 1990)

26. Halloween (John Carpenter, 1978)

27. Invasion of the Body Snatchers (Philip Kaufman, 1978)

28. The Thing (John Carpenter, 1982)

29. Holy Mountain (Alejandro Jodorowsky, 1973)

30. The Omen (Richard Donner, 1976)

31. Ted Bundy (Matthew Bright, 2002)

32. The Stepfather (Joseph Ruben, 1987)

Wait, who am I here

33. Ben (Phil Karlson, 1972)

34. Suspiria (Dario Argento, 1977)

35. Taxidermia (György Pálfi, 2003)