Horror

Frozen. Dir. Adam Green. Anchor Bay Films. 2010.

Frozen. Dir. Adam Green. Anchor Bay Films. 2010. 150 150 Olivia Harris

Adam Green’s dramatic thriller Frozen features the return of the wolf to terrorise three friends who become stranded on a ski lift in a New England ski resort. The wolf’s homecoming becomes…

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Gone Girl. Dir. David Fincher. 20th Century Fox. 2014.

Gone Girl. Dir. David Fincher. 20th Century Fox. 2014. 150 150 Florence Tilley

Stereotypically, cats are represented as sly, sexy, intelligent, manipulative and mysterious creatures, and all of these characteristics are embodied in Gone Girl’s (dir. David Fincher, 2014) complex anti-heroine Amy Dunne. In order…

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Black Swan. Dir. Darren Aronofsky. Fox Searchlight Pictures. 2010.

Black Swan. Dir. Darren Aronofsky. Fox Searchlight Pictures. 2010. 150 150 Valery Tokarev

The movie Black Swan could be assigned to a psychological horror movie that was directed by Aronofsky and released in 2010. The film deals with the main protagonist Nina who…

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Black Swan. Dir. Darren Aronofsky. Fox Searchlight Pictures. 2010.

Black Swan. Dir. Darren Aronofsky. Fox Searchlight Pictures. 2010. 150 150 Valery Tokarev

Black Swan – Dir. Darren Aronofsky – 2010: When you watch certain movies over and over again, they are most probably good. When you have the urge to rewatch a…

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White Dog. Dir. Samuel Fuller. Paramount Pictures. 1982.

White Dog. Dir. Samuel Fuller. Paramount Pictures. 1982. 150 150 Harry Goodman

Sam Fuller’s final Hollywood film, White Dog (1982), is based on Romain Gary’s 1970 ‘nonfiction’ novel of the same name and tells the story of aspiring actress Julie Sawyer (Kristy…

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The Witch. Dir. Robert Eggers. A24. 2015.

The Witch. Dir. Robert Eggers. A24. 2015. 150 150 Charlotte Russell

Robert Eggers’s 2015 independent horror film The Witch encounters human-animal relations in reference to a manmade issue – religion and the occult. I argue that such a representation of humans living alongside…

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Gremlins. Dir. Joe Dante. Warner Bros.. 1984.

Gremlins. Dir. Joe Dante. Warner Bros.. 1984. 150 150 Joseph Mackay

An inventor of dubious talent visits Chinatown trying to find his son a Christmas present, where he is sold a strange fluffy creature; a Mogwai. The creature comes with three…

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The Witches. Dir. Nicolas Roeg. Warner Bros Entertainment Inc.. 1990.

The Witches. Dir. Nicolas Roeg. Warner Bros Entertainment Inc.. 1990. 150 150 Sarah Krische

Only undeceived individuals might be able to tell a witch from an ordinary woman, for their most dangerous power is the sophisticated art of deception. “Real witches dress in ordinary…

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Hannibal. Dir. Ridley Scott. MGM. 2001.

Hannibal. Dir. Ridley Scott. MGM. 2001. 150 150 Helen Greenough

Hannibal the Animal: An Analysis of Animal Presence in Hannibal Fig. 1. Hannibal Lecter. All pictures are taken directly from film unless otherwise stated. The sequel to The Silence of the Lambs,…

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The Birds. Dir. Alfred Hitchcock. Universal Pictures. 1963.

The Birds. Dir. Alfred Hitchcock. Universal Pictures. 1963. 150 150 Caragh Hargreaves

The Birds (1963) is undoubtedly a horror film because it contains a deep sense of the uncanny, a term Freud coins as something that is terrifying because it is familiar.[i] The Birds contains…

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