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The generation-spanning human drama of Hal Hartley’s Henry Fool trilogy

By Anton Bitel

Made over 17 years, this unlikely series is among the indie writer/director’s finest achievements.

Discover the grisly drama of this surgery-based Southern gothic

By Anton Bitel

John Grissmer’s Scalpel, about a psychopathic plastic surgeon, has been rescued from VHS obscurity.

Discover the proto-giallo pleasures of Dario Argento’s debut feature

By Anton Bitel

A 4K restoration of The Bird with the Crystal Plumage is being released.

Discover the Psycho-esque thrills of this ’70s serial killer romance

By Anton Bitel

Peter Collinson’s Straight on Till Morning offers a grisly vision of Britain in the 1970s.

The prescient politics of GW Pabst’s anti-war films

By Patrick Nabarro

In Westfront 1918 and Kameradschaft, the Austrian director interrogates the slippery notion of nationalism.

The low, lurid pleasures of Dario Argento’s The Cat O’ Nine Tails

By Anton Bitel

The Italian director’s 1971 giallo shows a visionary film artist still finding his feet.

The horror of coming-of-age in Brian De Palma’s Carrie

By Anton Bitel

Adolescence is key to everything in this seminal Stephen King adaptation from 1974.

The surreal, singular genius of Dario Argento’s Suspiria

By Anton Bitel

Forty years on, the director’s nightmarish gialli has lost none of its potency.

Discover the patriarchy skewering thrills of this Japanese splatterfest

By Anton Bitel

Sion Sono’s fantasy horror TAG features one of the most arresting opening sequences in movie history.

Discover this yuletide slasher that inspired John Carpenter’s Halloween

By Anton Bitel

Black Christmas contains one of the earliest examples of the ‘final girl’ trope in horror cinema.

How John Carpenter’s The Thing became a horror/sci-fi classic

By Anton Bitel

The director’s newly-restored 1982 film continues to stand the test of time.

Miracle Mile is an apocalyptic thriller that’s more relevant than ever

By Ian Schultz

Steve De Jarnatt’s cult ’80s sci-fi is a harrowing depiction of nuclear war.

Is this the greatest werewolf movie ever made?

By Anton Bitel

Joe Dante’s The Howling is a perfect blend of modern horror and practical effects.

Discover the classic Gothic chills of this Mario Bava masterpiece

By Anton Bitel

Kill, Baby... Kill! contains one of cinema’s earliest evil children.

Discover this Japanese epic about the horrors of war

By Anton Bitel

Shinya Tsukamoto’s Fires on the Plain is a harrowing reminder of the futility and madness of human conflict.

Discover the voyeuristic thrills of this gory ’70s giallo

By Anton Bitel

Sergio Martino’s schlocky 1973 film Torso offers a masterclass in the male gaze.

Discover this shocking precursor to A Nightmare on Elm Street

By Anton Bitel

JS Cardone’s The Slayer also centres around a vindictive bogeyman.

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