"Dead Snow is really good (a little uneven), but Trollhunter is freakin' awesome! I was amazed at a movie like that coming out of Norway. That and Rare Exports are among the most surprising movies to come out of the Nordic countries in…"
"4. Whispering Corridors 2: Memento Mori (Kim, 1999). Atmospheric girl school ghost drama. It made even less sense to me than the first one, mostly because I couldn't keep track of who was who and when (no offense, but Korean school girls…"
"3. Spasmo (Lenzi, 1974). A giallo? that features none of the staples (requirements?) of the genre? Apparently. A psycho-mystery-triller involving faked murders and a lot of people acting completely irrational. No blood and gore, no crazed killer…"
"Yeah, it's in the 2-3 star range. As a horror movie it sucks, but it has some things going on as an art house movie. Czech New Wave is (or at least can be) very weird. It's like their brains overdosed on the sudden brief freedom."
"2. The Cremator (Herz, 1969). Czechoslovakian art house horror. Or at least art house. I'm not sure why it's labelled horror, it's more of an unsettling drama. Set in Czechoslovakia in the late thirties, shortly before the German…"
"First of October, so we'll start out with a classic.
1. Dead of Night (Cavalcanti, Dearden, Crichton & Hamer, 1945). One of the earliest British horror movies, a portmanteau film with several short segments, which for the most part…"