Phantasm (1978)
Film / Horror

Phantasm (1978)

  Every so often, the horror genre throws up a talent that almost seems to defy categorisation – Larry Cohen, David Cronenberg, David Lynch. You can add to that list Don Coscarelli, who first made his mark on the genre with this, his third feature film. Though it trades in the stock situations and clich├ęs … Continue reading

Martin (1977)
Film / Horror

Martin (1977)

  George A. Romero made something of a name for himself as a canny debunker of some of the horror genre’s most sacred myths and legends. His seminal undead trilogy, Night of the Living Dead (1968), Dawn of the Dead (1979) and Day of the Dead (1985) skillfully demythologized the zombie, while Hungry Wives/Jack’s Wife/Season … Continue reading