The Haunting. 1963. Directed by Robert Wise. Screenplay by Nelson Gidding; based on the novel The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson. Starring Julie Harris, Claire Bloom, Richard Johnson, and Russ Tamblyn. Argyle Enterprises. Rated G. 112 minutes (Black & White). Horror ★★★★★ Whatever the equivalent of a Renaissance Man in film, it certainlyContinue reading “Psychological Trauma in The Haunting”
John Carpenter’s The Fog. 1980. Directed by John Carpenter. Written by Carpenter & Debra Hill. Starring Adrienne Barbeau, Jamie Lee Curtis, Tom Atkins, Janet Leigh, John Houseman, Hal Holbrook, Charles Cyphers, George ‘Buck’ Flower, and Jim Haynie. AVCO Embassy Pictures/EDI/Debra Hill Productions. Rated R. 89 minutes. Horror ★★★★★ An impressive aspect about John Carpenter, otherContinue reading “The Fog: A Chilling American Ghost Story”
THE CHANGELING a.k.a one of the great haunted house horror movies of all time.
You can skip the POLTERGEIST remake. Stick to the Hooper/Spielberg original.