If this movie was remade in 2021 it would be seen as a far too heavy handed allegory for the anti science reaction to COVID-19 in American Society.
Espantobre – Day 31 – Satanico Pandemonium (1975)
Satanico Pandemonium” – the name of this film alone conjures wicked images, and ones of panic.
Espantobre – Day 30 – Gemini (1999)
Gemini takes place in Tokyo in 1910, during a plague. It makes the film surprisingly timely. Yukio is a successful actor, happily married to a woman he loves. He is one day captured by his doppelganger and thrown in a well.
Espantobre- Day 29 – The Exorcist (1973)
What can be said about today’s movie that hasn’t already been said and or explored?
Espantobre – Day 28 – Carnival of Souls (1962)
Before the sixth sense shocked the world with its “big reveal” there was the 1962 eerie classic, Carnival of Souls.
Espantobre – Day 27 – Låt den rätte komma in (2008)
Today’s film pick takes place in exactly this perfect setting for vampirism…Sweden.
Espantobre – Day 26 -La Llorona (2019)
came across today’s movie during a Tuesday night scrolling session one evening in July when I was in the mood to be frightened. I chose it because the title was La Llorona, and when you put a title with such communal nostalgic value attached to it on something chances are I am going to end up watching it.
Espantobre – Day 25 -Aterrados (2017)
It is pretty much universally accepted that good horror films with genuine freights are few and far between, it’s a crowded market.
Espantobre – Day 24 – Hellraiser (1987)
It’s Friday night in the 90s, you are at the video store with your siblings and mother, it’s your birthday week so your mom lets you pick the family movie.
Espantobre – Day 23 – The Addams Family (1991)
The protagonists of today’s film pick are odd balls used as a mirror to point out the absurdity of the notion of what an average american family is supposed to look like