Do you like crazy people? What about the apocalypse?
Are you a fan of ants pouring from body parts?
Can you dig some knife-wielding murderers?

This edition of Twisted Parallels has you covered!

There’s Buñuel, Kubrick, Deren, Miller, Bergman, Wan, Hitchcock, and plenty of other treats. Are there any other stills from the films included that YOU’ve found visual references in? If so, hit Father Gore up, and let everyone know in the comments.

Enjoy Edition #17. Make sure to watch out for the next one, too.

2019: After the Fall of New York (1983) v. Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)

Post apocalypse road trip

2019: After the Fall of New York (1983)
Directed by Sergio Martino
Cinematography by Giancarlo Ferrando


Nux hits the road

Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
Directed by George Miller
Cinematography by John Seale

At Land (1944 short film) v. The Seventh Seal (1957)

Women play chess by the sea

At Land (1944)
Directed by Maya Deren
Cinematography by Alexander Hammid & Hella Heyman


Death and a medieval knight play chess

The Seventh Seal (1957)
Directed by Ingmar Bergman
Cinematography by Gunnar Fischer

Black Christmas (1974) v. Saw (2004)

Billy’s eye peeps through a doorway

Black Christmas (1974)
Directed by Bob Clark
Cinematography by Reginald H. Morris


Zep’s eye peeps through a closet

Saw (2004)
Directed by James Wan
Cinematography by David A. Armstrong

Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978) v. Chilling Adventures of Sabrina Chapter Nineteen: "The Mandrake"

Donald Sutherland becomes a pod person

Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978)
Directed by Philip Kaufman
Cinematography by Michael Chapman


Kiernan Shipka’s a pod person

Netflix’s Chilling Adventures of Sabrina
“Chapter Nineteen: The Mandrake”
Directed by Kevin Rodney Sullivan
Cinematography by Craig Powell

Psycho (1960) v. Intruder (1989)

Norman Bates takes Mother out killing

Psycho (1960)
Directed by Alfred Hitchcock
Cinematography by John L. Russell


An unseen killer brandishes a knife

Intruder (1989)
Directed by Scott Spiegel
Cinematography by Fernando Argüelles

The Shining (1980) v. Happy! 2x04 "Blitzkrieg!!!"

Jack Torrance is going mad in the pantry

The Shining (1980)
Directed by Stanley Kubrick
Cinematography by John Alcott


Mr. Blue’s driven insane by Orcus

Syfy’s Happy!
Season 2, Episode 4: “Blitzkrieg!!!”
Directed by Joseph Kahn
Cinematography by Todd Antonio Somodevilla

Un Chien Andalou (1929) v. Phase IV (1974)

Ants emerging from a hand wound

Un Chien Andalou (1929)
Directed by Luis Buñuel
Cinematography by Albert Duverger
& (uncredited) Jimmy Berliet


A poster with ants coming out of a hand

Phase IV (1974)
Directed by Saul Bass
Cinematography by Dick Bush


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