10 Great Thriller Movies You Probably Haven’t Seen

Some thrillers are brilliant examples of cinematic technique and narrative structure. Some have a twist in their tail or a narrative hook to catch your attention. Others are sometimes forgotten, taken off television schedules, left on the self, or lost among the more famous titles on Netflix. Some thrillers get a raw deal with their […]

10 Great Horror Films Favored By Guillermo del Toro

Guillermo del Toro’s knowledge and passion for horror cinema is too expansive to be contained by a single list – there’s simply too many recommendations of too many great movies to ignore. So here’s a second list of horror movies recommended by del Toro, for your viewing pleasure (listed chronologically).   1. I Walked with […]

10 Movies With The Most Heavy-Handed Messages

Movies can cause change. Going back to the early days of cinema, visionaries behind the camera and the typewriter have used the medium to translate topical messages in engaging ways. After all, anecdotes and examples can often be the most compelling arguments of all. But something disastrous comes about when filmmakers awkwardly present their own […]

The 10 Best Metamorphosis Movies

An American Werewolf in London

What better way to elicit dread than the subversion of the human anatomy? Since Franz Kafka’s acclaimed novella in 1915, The Metamorphosis has always been the grounds for interesting narrative material. As a concept, it works on various levels, from exercises in mind-boggling body horror to allegory for depression and grief. It speaks profoundly to […]