50 Horror Films. The must-sees, those that changed the genre by Roger Hauser

By Roger Hauser

Usually the horror looks with no knocking. This striking choice offers various classics, all- time masterpieces and cult movies recognized in basic terms by means of specialists. take pleasure in this beautiful horror menu and get ready to tremble.

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The film involves two brothers who undertake a trip with some friends to investigate the presumed desecration of a family member’s tomb in Texas. Along the way, they are attacked by a family of cannibals. With a budget of 140 thousand dollars, it raised more than 30 millions, only in the United States. Due to its explicit violence it was banned in some countries, namely in Australia and the United Kingdom. Before regaining acceptance, many considered this film to be an old cheap comedy made with a chainsaw.

46 - The Cabin in the Woods (USA, 2001) Drew Goddard Apparently one more of those films on teenagers looking for fun and eventually getting slaughtered. There is the sexy blonde, the athletic hero, the funny character, the responsible person with a great future ahead of him and the virginal young lady hiding her true inner warrior. Soon, we realize the film offers an innovative, self-conscious perspective, with equal doses of horror, cleverness and humour. • - 47 - Dracula: Pages from a Virgin’s Diary (Canada, 2002) Guy Maddin Originally conceived for TV and then adapted for the big screen, the film is a dance version of the classical Dracula, performed by the Royal Winnipeg Ballet.

31 - Nosferatu the Vampyre (Nosferatu: Phantom der Nacht, Germany, 1978) Werner Herzog Nosferatu is one of the founding creatures renamed by Murnau in his remarkable 1922 film. Here, Herzog takes on the task of producing a mysterious and wonderful job, galvanized in a rare beauty. He chooses certain of Murnau’s scenes and recreates them by lengthening their dramatic tempo, producing a hallucinating journey through the modest inferno of a shameful and sad vampire. Klaus Kinsky’s mesmeric performance ratifies the vampire’s eternal loneliness.

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