You’ve got your Star Wars light-sabres, your flying DeLorean and then there’s head-twisting Reagan. The image of the demon-infested girl is recognisable everywhere. The head spinning freak with the infected, lacerated face, sitting upright in bed spewing jets of green vomit all around her has not only become a staple image of horror but also one that universally signifies the horror genre.
The Shuttered Room (also released as Blood Island) is your typical late 60s Hammer Gothic-Horror flick – in Technicolor! The story follows Susannah (by Carol Lynley – performance so wooden it screams Pinocchio) … Continue reading THE SHUTTERED ROOM (1967)
Today I reflect on Antichrist (2009) and Lars von Trier’s filmic relationships with women.