Rather than merely regurgitating an inexpensive variation on the primary Frankenstein (which is principally what most of the Universal sequels would go on to do), Whale opted to, ahem, flesh out the story and characters of the unique (which he additionally directed). Karloff, in his second turn as the Monster, granted his most famous creation the reward of speech right here, and of friendship, and even love. Also, of humor — Bride of Frankenstein is a comedy as much as it’s a horror movie.
Dario Argento’s 1977 masterpiece Suspiria is likely one of the best examples of Giallo horror movies ever made. Part psychological thriller, part slasher, and part thriller, it’s each bit as lovely and terrifying now as it was forty years in the past.
The oppressive darkness and uncertainty surrounding the plague and its victims make for a frighteningly good experience. Before venturing into the MCU, director Scott … Read MoreRead More »