Tag Archives: Horror

48. Don’t Look Now

Alfred Hitchcock was not the only person who could adapt Daphne Du Maurier’s work to the screen. In fact, you could argue Nicolas Roeg did it best.

The Silence of the Lambs

This video-essay on Jonathan Demme’s The Silence of the Lambs examines the phenomenon of looking and shows how central it is to the horror genre.

20. Rosemary’s Baby

Rosemary’s Baby was controversial before it was made. Inspired by a real-life Satanist, a sinister aura has hung around it ever since its release in 1968.

19. Trailers

The first trailer dates from 1912 and ever since then, they have been carefully refined to make sure that they attract the right audience.

8. The Innocents

This adaptation of Henry James’s novella has influenced a host of chillers from Rosemary’s Baby and The Shining, to The Others and Shutter Island.

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