Friday, September 30, 2016

October DVD Spotlight: Horror Films

Halloween is just around the corner, and that means it's horror movie season!  If you're looking for something scary to watch, Reeves Memorial Library is here to deliver the chills.  We've got movies about all manner things that go bump in the night, from vampires and ghosts to mutant animals and murderous humans.

Featured titles include:

Psycho (1960)
Alfred Hitchcock's groundbreaking, proto-slasher masterpiece, featuring an iconic musical score by the great Bernard Herrmann, remains of the best films ever made.

The Brood (1979)
An experimental form of psychotherapy has gruesome and unintended side effects in this early work from Canadian auteur David Cronenberg.

Hostel (2005)
A backpacking trip through Europe turns into a grisly nightmare in this cleverly structured film from provocative horror director Eli Roth.

The Exorcist (1973)
This classic about a possessed teenage girl, considered by many to be scariest movie ever made, has been frightening audiences for over four decades.

Nosferatu (1922)
This silent, expressionistic adaptation of the Dracula story features some of the most haunting imagery in all of cinema.

Shaun of the Dead (2004)
With equal parts horror and humor, this wildly entertaining film tells the story of a slacker who tries to win back his ex-girlfriend amid the chaos a zombie apocalypse.

Audition (1999)
This Japanese import, certainly one of the most disturbing movies ever made, is both an extremely unsettling piece of revenge horror and a surprisingly affecting examination of loneliness.

Check one out today ... if you dare.

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