Category Archives: psychological

Audition by Ryu Murakami

Let’s get literary with the Ryu Murakami novel that the movie “Audition” was based on. Continue reading

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Don’t Breathe

A (Spoiler-free!) review of “Don’t Breathe.” Continue reading

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The Uninvited (1944)

I’m keeping up my trend of classy black-and-white ghost movies so you might want to straighten your monocles for 1944’s classic ghost movie The Uninvited.  Like my last entry, The Innocents, The Uninvited is consistently high ranked on critics’ top horror lists … Continue reading

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The Innocents (1961)

Watching Crimson Peak last month put me in the mood for a spooky story.  Something old, set in the past, and with ghosts.  Luckily, I had 1961’s The Innocents on hand.  Guillermo del Toro regards this as one of his top … Continue reading

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Crimson Peak

In his introductory essay, “Haunted Castles, Dark Mirrors,” to American Supernatural Tales, del Toro says; When I was a child–roughly seven years old–I started purchasing and collecting fantastic literature… The discovery of the horror tale at such an early age … Continue reading

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Bird Box

Put on your mortarboards because Scarina is getting bookish with her review of “Bird Box.” Continue reading

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The Babadook

If it’s in a word, or it’s in a look, you should watch “The Babadook.” Continue reading

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