By Roger Hauser

Frequently the horror seems to be with out knocking. This amazing choice offers a number of classics, all- time masterpieces and cult movies identified merely via specialists. take pleasure in this beautiful horror menu and get ready to tremble.

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In the 1990s, Francis Ford Coppola and Kenneth Brannagh revisited the original creations, Frankenstein and Dracula. Their versions presented an attractive narrative development and were intended to pay tribute to the original novels. However, many consider that Bran Stoker’s Dracula and Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein lack both the dark magic they had in the 1930s and the gothic appeal they had in the 1950s. • Out of Program Horror can spread across every aspect of human behavior and cinema is not excluded.

In a shot taken from a low level, the figure of the monster resembles that of a crucified person. James Whale combines horror with humor in an atmosphere of masterfully managed suspense. John J. Mescall’s photography offers unusual camera angles, shots with dark overtones and sites with extraordinary architecture. • - 6 - Cat People (USA, 1942) Jacques Tourneur A woman fears she will be transformed into a panther if she is kissed. This terrifying suspicion is supported only by insinuation, not by an explicit image.

The hotel’s evil influence, isolation and his inner demons push him to a torrent of violence against his wife and son, who are also victims of terrifying supernatural phenomena. The film, not well-received when released, gained devotees and veneration over the years. As in other films by Kubrick, the main drama hides infinite metaphoric representations with diffused psychological quests on human nature and the ever-present evil within. • - 35 - The Changeling (Canada, 1980) Peter Medak A composer who has just lost his family discovers a secret room in the lonely house in which he chose to isolate himself.

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