Horror

Giallo a Venezia / Giallo in Venice (1979) Mario Landi, Leonora Fani, Jeff Blynn, Gianni Dei, Crime, Horror, Mystery, Erotic

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Inspector Angelo De Pol (Jeff Blynn) is assigned to the case of a double murder in Venice, the victims were a married couple. He suspects that a psycho killer in on the loose, however during the investigation the inspector discovers that the husband was a sex maniac and a drug addict. Soon afterwards bloody killings begin to occur.
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The Moth Diaries (2011) Mary Harron, Sarah Bolger, Sarah Gadon, Lily Cole, Drama, Horror, Mystery

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A vulnerable student is filled with a sense of foreboding about a mysterious new arrival at a girls’ boarding school in director Mary Hannon’s adaptation of Rachel Klein’s gothic novel. Helped to recovery by her best friend Lucy (Sarah Gadon) after the suicide of her father, sixteen-year-old Rebecca (Sarah Bolger) soon begins to feel ostracised when Lucy falls under the spell of darkly moody newcomer Ernessa (Lily Cole). When her concerns about the new student’s motives are dismissed as jealousy by Lucy, a chance reading of gothic novel Carmilla triggers the belief in Rebecca that Ernessa may in fact be a vampire and is trying to steal her friend’s life force. When staff and pupils at the school suddenly begin to suffer a series of deadly freak accidents, Rebecca decides to uncover the truth about Ernessa once and for all.
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Der Henker von London / The Mad Executioners (1963) Edwin Zbonek, Hansjörg Felmy, Maria Perschy, Dieter Borsche, Crime, Horror

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A band of hooded men have formed a court and they are exacting justice upon the criminals who have escaped the reach of the law. The sentence they exact is death by hanging. Using the hangman’s rope from the Scotland Yard Museum they leave their victims hanging from various locations with a file detailing the case against them pinned to the body. Scotland Yard is stumped and have assigned their best man to break the case. Meanwhile another fiend is on the loose, one who is neatly severing the heads of young women. The bodies are found the heads are not.
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Dororo (2007) Akihiko Shiota, Satoshi Tsumabuki, Ko Shibasaki, Kiichi Nakai, Action, Fantasy, Horror

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In the year 3048, the wounded Lord Kagemitsu Daigo proposes a deal to rule the whole world to forty-eight demons in their sealed temple. In return, the demons ask forty-eight parts of the body of his unborn son. When the mutilated baby is born, his mother puts him in a basket in the river flow to save his life. The baby survives and becomes the demon slayer Hyakkimaru that slash demons to retrieve his body parts. During his journey, he meets the female thief Dororo, who was raised as a boy after the death of her parents by the evil Lord Daigo, in a small town and she befriends Hyakkimaru and joins him in his quest seeking revenge against the Daigo’s clan.
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Flowers (2015) Phil Stevens, Colette Kenny Mckenna, Krystle Fitch, Anastasia Blue, Horror, Mystery, Thriller

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An abstract, surreal horror film centering around six dead women waking up in the crawl space below their killer’s house only to discover that they are trapped in their own limbo and purgatory. The house itself contains many rooms revealing hints and clues to their past lives and how they’ve come to end up where they are. One by one and alone, each girl is forced to accept their fate or remain in place, between the walls of a rotting house. A movie that tells it’s story in silence. Without any spoken dialog and surrounded in a cryptic and dark visual atmosphere, FLOWERS is a film that builds on the journey and not the destination.
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Welp / Cub (2014) Jonas Govaerts, Maurice Luijten, Evelien Bosmans, Titus De Voogdt, Adventure, Horror

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Sam, 12, is in trouble: his entire “Pathfinder” scout troop picks on him – and worse. The leader, Peter, is the worst of all. He seems to find a sadistic pleasure in humiliating Sam. This year’s trip is to a woods near the French border where a curious legend named Kai is said, around the campfire, to make mischief. But when Sam finds that Kai is no legend and that he makes more than mischief, no one believes him.
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Tokugawa onna keibatsu-shi / The Joy of Torture (1968) Teruo Ishii, Teruo Yoshida, Masumi Tachibana, Fumio Watanabe, Drama, Horror, Erotic

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The Joy of Torture is an anthology that is made up three separate stories that all intersect: The first segment is about Shinza who was hurt while working when a log hit him on the head and now sister Mitsu is forced give herself to her brothers boss Mr. Mino in order to help pay for Shinza’s doctors bills. The second segment is about the arrival of mother Reiho and her servant Rintoku at the Jukuin monastery. The monastery is located new to e temple inhabited by priest and one day when one of them named Shunkei runs by Reiho he arouses something inside of her. The final segment is about a tattoo artist named Horicho who has just given Kimicho his greatest tattoo to date. While showing his work off to a group of people, a man named Lord Nambera walks by mocking the tattoo and it lack of realism.
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Zhuo gui da shi / Ninja Vampire Busters (1989) Norman Law Man, Stanley Wing Siu, Kent Cheng, Pak-Cheung Chan, Stanley Sui-Fan Fung, Comedy, Horror

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In ancient China, a demon was defeated in a fierce battle with a priest, who sealed it’s evil spirit in a vase. Centuries later, during the cultural revolution, rebels attempted to gain possession of the vessel from the priest’s descendant; however, he threw it into the ocean to keep it from being tampered. The vase was recovered years later in Hong Kong and was auctioned off to a councilman. The demon, unfortunately, escaped and took control of the councilman’s body, beginning a spree of terror in the city.
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Private Parts (1972) Paul Bartel, Ayn Ruymen, Lucille Benson, John Ventantonio, Comedy, Horror, Mystery

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When Cheryl and her roommate quarrel, Cheryl moves into her aunt’s skid-row hotel in downtown L.A. rather than return home to Ohio. The lodgers are odd, Aunt Martha is a moralizer obsessed with funerals, murder is afoot, and the inexperienced and trusting Cheryl may be the next victim. She wants to be treated like a woman, and she’s drawn to George, a handsome photographer who longs for human contact but sleeps with a water-inflated doll and spies on Cheryl as she bathes. Jeff, a neighborhood clerk, may be Cheryl’s only ally in what she doesn’t realize is a perilous residence haunted by family secrets. And, what happened to Alice, a model who used to have Cheryl’s room?
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Confessions (2016) Mark Bessenger, Kieran Biggs, David Alanson Bradberry, Mark Cirillo, Comedy, Drama, Horror

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Take a peak under the surface of any gay man, and who knows what you’ll find? CONFESSIONS, an anthology of disclosures from the recesses of the gay male psyche, goes some way to answer that very question. Spanning themes that are dark, sexy, intense, funny, romantic and shocking, CONFESSIONS turns a spotlight on characters you don’t often get to see- but will not want to turn away from.
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