Wrong Turn (2003)

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“If you ask me, though, nature sucks.” When director Rob Schmidt brought Wrong Turn (2003) to the screen, horror fans rejoiced over the movie’s potential to return the genre to the gory 1980s. All the pieces seemed to be in place – inbred, murderous cannibals, teens or twenty-somethings lost in the woods, and unapologetic horror […]

Haute Tension (2003)

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“I won’t let anyone come between us any more” – Haute Tension Be prepared to be blown away. Alexandre Aja’s Haute Tension (2003), which translates in English to High Tension, is a European slasher from the post-Scream era. Unlike the watered-down self-aware horror that followed in Scream’s footsteps, Haute Tension ran screaming back to the […]

Nosferatu (1922)

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“Is this your wife? What a lovely throat.” The first, and arguably best, vampire horror movie ever made is F.W. Murnau’s Nosferatu (1922). The silent movie, based on Bram Stoker’s Dracula novel, starred Max Schreck as one of the most frightening vampires to ever grace the screen. In fact, Nosferatu was almost the first Dracula […]