Mixing classic Hollywood horror and German expressionism, Tim Burton starts his career off on the right foot with his first short film, Vincent.
Description: From the opening shot, the viewer already knows something is not right. Well, actually, they probably know well before the first shot, probably even before the opening titles – films produced by Roger Corman have a reputation that precedes them: low-budget, exploitative, and without taste. Which does not mean they are without merit. Take […]
Description: Vampyr was received upon its release with almost exclusively negative reviews, and though critical opinion has improved over time, it is still usually considered as one of Carl Theodor Dreyer’s (The Passion of Joan of Arc) feebler efforts. There are, however, many critics who consider the film an overlooked masterpiece of the horror genre. I […]
Description: Outer Space is the apotheosis of the horror movie in the most literal sense. It’s not what’s been filmed that evokes our horror; rather, it’s the physical film itself, the exhibition of the scene, the screening of it ad infinitum, and, above all, the spectacle of collective viewing, that filmmaker Peter Tscherkassky locates at […]