In the latest edition of Twisted Parallels, there’s lots of interesting stuff!

We’re looking at a number of stills from Syfy’s adaptation of George R. R. Martin’s Nightflyers, which pays homage to other space horror, as well as horror in general. There’s references to classic Robert De Niro films, Stanley Kubrick, and more. Also, Netflix’s Ghoul— a wonderfully grim and disturbing Indian series— turns up a couple times with interesting visual references to some cult horror flicks.

No need for any longer of an introduction. Here’s Edition #14 of Twisted Parallels.
#13 available here. #15 available here.
Father Son Holy Gore: Event Horizon (1997) v. Netflix's Ghoul

A hung corpse

Event Horizon (1997)

Directed by Paul W.S. Anderson
Cinematography by Adrian Biddle

v.

A bloodied man

Netflix’s Ghoul
Episode 3: “Reveal Their Guilt, Eat Their Flesh”
Directed by Patrick Graham
Cinematography by Jay Oza
Father Son Holy Gore: The Deer Hunter (1978) v. Nightflyers

A Vietnam vet plays Russian Roulette

The Deer Hunter (1978)
Directed by Michael Cimino
Cinematography by Vilmos Zsigmond

v.

A space veteran plays Russian Roulette

Syfy’s Nightflyers
Episode 7: “Transmission”
Directed by Damon Thomas
Cinematography by Peter Robertson
Father Son Holy Gore: 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) v. Housewife (2018)

Dr. Dave Bowman cast in red light

2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
Directed by Stanley Kubrick
Cinematography by Geoffrey Unsworth

v.

Holly is cast in a red glow

Housewife (2017)
Directed by Can Evrenol
Cinematography by Tayman Tekin
Father Son Holy Gore: Mandy (2018) v. Nightflyers

Nicolas Cage getting buckwild covered in blood

Mandy (2018)
Directed by Panos Cosmatos
Cinematography by Benjamin Loeb

v.

Angus Sampson going mad spattered with blood

Syfy’s Nightflyers
Episode 10: “All That We Have Found”
Directed by Mark Tonderai
Cinematography by Gavin Struthers
Father Son Holy Gore: Hulu's Castle Rock (2018) v. Goodnight Mommy (2014)

Mommy’s all bandaged

Goodnight Mommy (2014)
Directed by Severin Fiala & Veronika Franz
Cinematography by Martin Gschlacht

v.

Daddy’s wrapped up

Hulu’s Castle Rock
Season 1, Episode 6: “Filter”
Directed by Kevin Hooks
Cinematography by Richard Rutkowski
Father Son Holy Gore: Don't Look Now (1973) v. Nightflyers

A little girl in a red raincoat

Don’t Look Now (1973)
Directed by Nicolas Roeg
Cinematography by Anthony B. Richmond

v.

A little ghost in a red raincoat

Syfy’s Nightflyers
Episode 4: “White Rabbit”
Directed by Maggie Kiley
Cinematography by Gavin Struthers
Father Son Holy Gore: Netflix's Ghoul v. The Innkeepers (2011)

An old ghostly man lurks behind a young woman

The Innkeepers (2011)
Directed by Ti West
Cinematography by Eliot Rockett

v.

Nida’s ghostly father lurks behind her

Netflix’s Ghoul
Episode 2: “The Nightmares Will Begin”
Directed by Patrick Graham
Cinematography by Jay Oza & Jay Patel
Father Son Holy Gore: Prometheus (2012) v. Syfy's Nightflyers

Elizabeth Shaw has a space C-section

Prometheus (2012)
Directed by Ridley Scott
Cinematography by Dariusz Wolski

v.

Dr. Agatha Matheson gives herself a space C-section

Syfy’s Nightflyers
Episode 4: “White Rabbit”
Directed by Maggie Kiley
Cinematography by Gavin Struthers

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