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‘Tumbbad’ (2018): Diving into South Asian Horror

Directed by: Rahi Anil Barve || Produced by: Sohum Shah, Aanand L. Rai, Anand Gandhi, Mukesh Shah, Amita Shah Screenplay by: Mitesh Shah, Adesh Prasad, Rahi Anil Barve, Anand Gandhi || Starring: Sohum Shah, Jyoti Malshe, Deepak Damle, Anita Date-Kelkar Music by: Ajay-Atul, Jesper Kyd || Cinematography: Pankaj Kumar || Edited by: Sanyukta Kaza || … Continue reading

‘Kumari’ (2022): Tiptoeing into South Asian Horror

Directed by: Nirmal Sahadev || Produced by: Giju John, Nirmal Sahadev, Sreejith Sarang, Jake Bejoy Screenplay by: Nirmal Sahadev, Fazal Hameed || Starring: Aishwarya Lekshmi, Shine Tom Chacko, Surabhi Lakshmi Music by: Jakes Bejoy, Manikandan Ayyappa || Cinematography: Abraham Joseph || Edited by: Sreejith Sarang || Country: India || Language: Malayalam Running Time: 137 minutes … Continue reading

‘Good Manners’ (2017): Moonlit Dreams of Lycanthropy

Directed by: Juliana Rojas, Marco Dutra || Produced by: Sara Silveira,, Maria Ionescu, Clément Duboin, Frédéric Corvez Screenplay by: Juliana Rojas, Marco Dutra || Starring: Isabél Zuaa, Marjorie Estiano, Miguel Lobo, Cida Moreira, Music by: Guilherme Garbato, Gustavo Garbato || Cinematography: Rui Poças || Edited by: Caetano Gotardo || Country: Brazil || Language: Portuguese Running … Continue reading

‘Huesera’ (2022): The Woman with a Bone to Pick

Directed by: Michelle Garza Cervera || Produced by: Paulina Villavicencio, Edher Campos Screenplay by: Michelle Garza Cervera, Abia Castillo || Starring: Natalia Solián, Alfonso Dosal, Mayra Batalla, Mercedes Hernández, Sonia Couoh, Aida López Music by: Gibrán Androide, Cabeza de Vaca || Cinematography: Nur Rubio Sherwell || Edited by: Adriana Martinez || Country: Mexico, Peru || … Continue reading

‘Suspiria’ (1977, 2018): Nightmares of Witchcraft Past & Present

Directed by: Dario Argento [1], Luca Guadagnino [2] || Produced by: Claudio Argento [1], Marco Morabito, Brad Fischer, Luca Guadagnino, David Kajganich, Silvia Venturini Fendi, Francesco Melzi d’Eril, William Sherak, Gabriele Moratti [2] Screenplay by: Dario Argento, Daria Nicolodi [1], David Kajganich [2] || Starring: Stefania Casini, Flavio Bucci, Miguel Bose, Barbara Magnolfi, Susanna Javicoli, … Continue reading

A Dario Argento Giallo Sampling: ‘The Bird with the Crystal Plumage’ (1970), ‘The Cat o’ Nine Tails’ (1971), & ‘Deep Red’ (1975)

Directed by: Dario Argento || Produced by: Salvatore Argento Screenplay by: Dario Argento [1–3], Dardano Sacchetti [2], Bernardino Zapponi [3] || Starring: Tony Musante, Suzy Kendall, Enrico Maria Salerno, Eva Renzi [1], James Franciscus, Karl Malden, Catherine Spaak [2], David Hemmings, Daria Nicolodi, Gabriele Lavia, Macha Méril, Clara Calamai [3] Music by: Ennio Morricone [1, … Continue reading

‘REC’ (2007, 2009): Tao of the Found-Footage Technique

Directed by: Jaume Balaguero, Paco Plaza || Produced by: Julio Fernandez, Carlos Fernandez Screenplay by: Paco Plaza, Luis A. Berdejo, Jaume Balaguero || Starring: Manuela Velasco, Pablo Rosso, Ferran Terraza, Jorge-Yamam Serrano, David Vert, Vicente Gil, Martha Carbonell, Carlos Vicente, Jonathan Mellor, Oscar Sanchez Zafra, Ariel Casas, Alejandro Casaseca, Claudia Silva  Music by: N/A || … Continue reading

‘Let the Right One In’ (2008): The Horrors of Childhood

Directed by: Tomas Alfredson || Produced by: Carl Molinder, John Nordling Screenplay by: John Ajvide Lindqvist || Starring: Kåre Hedebrant, Lina Leandersson, Per Ragnar, Ika Nord, Peter Carlberg Music by: Johan Soderqvist || Cinematography: Hoyte van Hoytema || Edited by: Tomas Alfredson, Daniel Jonsäter || Country: Sweden || Language: Swedish Running Time: 114 minutes In … Continue reading

‘Saloum’ (2021): Spaghetti-Western Filmmaking North of the Gambia

Directed by: Jean Luc Herbulot || Produced by: Pamela Diop Screenplay by: Jean Luc Herbulot, Pamela Diop || Starring: Yann Gael, Roger Sallah, Mentor Ba, Evelyne Ily Juhen Music by: Reksider || Cinematography: Gregory Corandi || Edited by: Nicolas Desmaison, Alasdair McCulloch, Sebastien Prangere || Country: Senegal, France || Language: French, Wolof Running Time: 84 … Continue reading

‘Speak No Evil’ (2022): Make No Sense

Directed by: Christian Tafdrup || Produced by: Jacob Jarek Screenplay by: Christian Tafdrup, Mads Tafdrup || Starring: Morten Burian, Sidsel Siem Koch, Fedja van Huêt, Karina Smulders, Liva Forsberg, Marius Damslev Music by: Sune “Køter” Kølster || Cinematography: Erik Molberg Hansen || Edited by: Nicolaj Monberg || Country: Denmark, Netherlands || Language: English, Danish, Dutch … Continue reading