List: 50 Greatest Horror Films (25-1)

Let us continue then. Compiling this list hammered home for me the diverse nature of the beast at hand. Horror has so many subcategories. Vampire pictures. Zombie pictures. Portmanteau films. Found footage. And horror arrives at different tempos. There are the zany comedies. The restrained chillers. The gonzo gorefests. The brutally nihilistic. And, as in …

Why I Love… #5: The Night Of The Hunter

Year: 1955 Director: Charles Laughton Stars: Robert Mitchum (Preacher Harry Powell), Shelley Winters (Willa Harper), Lillian Gish (Rachel), Billy Chapin (John), Sally Jane Bruce (Pearl) Genre: Thriller “Dream, little one, dream”. The Night Of The Hunter is like a dream, or, more accurately a sort of wonderful nightmare. It seems built out of the broken …