In honor of Halloween, here are 13 fascinating fright mavens who've made scary movies that much more meaningful.
Like discovering your Dad's stash of Playboys when you were young, the shady, antisocial nature of such disturbing imagery represents the heavy metal equivalent of movies, the raised fist anarchy that many horror fans long to embrace.
You hate it when that happens.
Beware of falling Cranes
(W)riter/director Haifaa al-Mansour has more up her sleeve than undermining the ruling regime. (S)he wants us to see Wadjda for what she represents - the possible future of Saudi Arabia
(A)s a celebration of one of the most unique talents in the history of all mediums, this movie does (Divine) more than justice.
Those who can't see 12 Years a Slave for what it is are destined to deny its import. If it needs to "exploit" a subject to get people to pay attention, so be it.
There's a big difference between 'horror' and 'horrible', and these 10 films prove the point perfectly.
In essence, As I Lay Dying is a character study and as a director, Franco crafts same with a combination of finesse and an unflinching eye.
Red for Rosemary