Tagged: psychological thrillers

CAPE FEAR: A Comparison

Following his role in J. Lee Thompson’s 1962 psychological thriller Cape Fear actor Gregory Peck was in Robert Mulligan’s classic drama TO KILL A...

BEWARE OF CHILDREN: 10 KILLER KIDS FLIX

We’ve all seen movies that feature deranged monsters, ghastly ghouls and inhuman freaks but there are other kinds of fiendish characters that may be...

The Time of the Season for Horror

Well furious film fans it’s October once again, the leaves are falling and the weather is getting a bit colder. If you’re a film...

Ridley Scott’s ALIEN

Ridley Scott is a great director who has made many amazing films including BLADE RUNNER (1982), GLADIATOR (2000), BLACK HAWK DOWN (2001) and of...

Criterion adopts ROSEMARY’S BABY

The Criterion Collection will again satisfy the film loving community this Fall with a special hi-def release of Roman Polanski’s 1968 psychological thriller masterpiece...

The Beguiled

The Films of Don Siegel: The Beguiled

During the Civil War, somewhere in the state of Louisiana, a Union soldier John McBirney (Clint Eastwood) is seriously injured in battle and on...

The Strangler

The Strangler

I first became aware of the rotund character actor Victor Buono from his role as the comical schizoid villain King Tut on the 1960s...

Re-Evaluating Psycho

Re-Evaluating PSYCHO

PSYCHO (1960, Dir: Alfred Hitchcock) When the “Master of Suspense” set out to make this movie it was to be a modest, low budget...

High Tension

Alexandre Aja’s High Tension

Two college students named Alexia (Maiwenn) and Marie (Cecile DeFrance) are traveling to Alexia’s home in the French countryside so they can study in...