Despite a reputation for grue and gore, Horror is one of the most intriguing movie genres. At its best, horror offers filmmakers a chance to explore the darkest parts of human nature, helping us to deal with our existential fears about mortality. Or if that's too high minded, there's always plenty of grue and gore as well. Don't have nightmares.
Georges Franju, 1960
Guilt-ridden after recklessly crashing his car and leaving his daughter (Edith Sc...
21 classics from Hammer studios, which alongside Ealing remains one of the most s...
Jim Jarmusch, 2013
Tom Hiddleston, Tilda Swinton and Mia Wasikowska star in Jim Jarmusch's vampire drama which oozes...
Terence Fisher, 1959
Hammer horror starring Peter Cushing and Christopher Lee. When Stephen Bannin...
Werner Herzog, 1967-87
An impressive box set containing eighteen of the inimitable director's films, wit...
Val Guest, 1955-57
A fine double-bill of early Hammer science-fiction featuring The Quatermass Xperi...
Lionel Jeffries, 1972
Supernatural children's feature directed by Lionel Jeffries (The Railway Children) in which, near...
James Watkins, 2011
Based on the classic ghost story by Susan Hill, The Woman In Black tells the tale of Arthur Kipps...
Thorold Dickinson, 1948
This atmospheric suspense thriller, one of the finest British films of the forties, is based on a...
Ed Wood, 1959
A cult classic, often called the best worst movie ever made, that tells the story...
Terence Fisher, 1962
Directed by Terence Fisher, Hammer's 1962 version of Gaston Leroux's famous novel...
Gordon Hessler, 1965
Boasting a sinuous plot and a startling denouement, supernatural thriller Catacombs marked the di...