Day 7 in the 31 Days of Halloween falls on dark times with COMBAT SHOCK (1984), a horrific, traumatic look at American PTSD after the Vietnam War.
Eraserhead. 1977. Directed & Written by David Lynch. Starring Jack Nance, Charlotte Stewart, Allen Joseph, Jeanne Bates, Judith Roberts, Laurel Near, V. Phipps-Wilson, Jack Fisk, Jean Lange, Thomas Coulson, John Monez, Darwin Joston, T. Max Graham, Hal Landon Jr., & Jennifer Chambers Lynch. American Film Institute/Libra Films. Rated R. 89 minutes. Fantasy/Horror ★★★★1/2 One ofContinue reading “David Lynch’s Eraserhead: Existential Terror at its Finest (and Most Elusive)”
Darling. 2015. Directed & Written by Mickey Keating. Starring Lauren Ashley Carter, Sean Young, Larry Fessenden, Helen Rogers, John Speredakos, Brian Morvant, & Al-Nisa Petty. Glass Eye Pix/Alexander Groupe. Unrated. 78 minutes. Horror/Thriller ★★★★ Mickey Keating is one of my favourite writer-directors over the past few years in indie horror. While the low budget charmContinue reading “Psychological Cracks and Shadows of Polanski in Darling”
With a list for the disturbed, one for zombies/living dead/infected, a 31-day map of horror and even a list for Halloween-ers who aren’t horror fans, I’ve come to one with a special disturbing dedication: blood and gore and uncomfortable pains! While the other disturbing list is a bunch of general unsettling movies, this one isContinue reading “More Disturbing Halloween Horror: Blood, Guts, Skulls and Stuff”