HALLOWEEN FILM RECOMMENDATIONS 2011
by Brian J. Showers, © October 2011
Here we are in October, easily my favourite time of year—and hopefully one that you enjoy too. Autumn is a time when we can indulge in the lengthening shadows, when it’s ok to be just a little bit more scared of the dark. After all, the nights are getting longer. Here’s another batch of offerings, little votives for your television screen. So turn off the lights, pull the blanket around your shoulders and prepare for a shudder or two. Boo!
I must apologise--this year I didn't have time to write up descriptions of each film. Still, there's lots here for your to explore, and with luck I'll eventually fill in the blanks with my own assessments.
And don't forget, there's plenty of films in links past. Enjoy!
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1. THE MIST, Directed by Frank Darabont, USA, 2007
2. LAIR OF THE WHITE WORM, Directed by Ken Russell, UK, 1987
3. VAMPYR, Directed by Carl Theodor Dreyer, Germany, 1932
4. JEEPERS CREEPERS Directed by Victor Salva, USA, 2001
5. REPULSION, Directed by Roman Polanski, UK, 1965
6. NIGHT OF THE EAGLE, Directed by Sidney Hayers, UK, 1962
7. CROOKED HOUSE, Directed by Damon Thomas, UK, 2008
8. LET'S SCARE JESSICA TO DEATH, Directed by John D. Hancock, USA, 1971
9. WALLACE & GROMIT AND THE CURSE OF THE WERE-RABBIT, Directed by Nick Park, UK, 2005
10. THE END OF THE LINE, Directed by Maurice Devereux, 2007
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