Shutter Island

Tbh I did NOT see that coming MAYBE Release date: February 19, 2010Director: Martin ScorseseLanguage: English  Who should watch this movie: People who aren’t typically fans of horror. People who liked Inception. When should you watch this movie: When you’re in the mood for an actual mystery. The sell: Though Shutter Island is by no meansContinue reading “Shutter Island”

The Host / 괴물

Surprise! Bong Joon-ho has made more than one movie! YES Release date: July 27, 2006Director: Bong Joon-HoLanguage: Korean Who should watch this movie: Fans of Parasite. Fans of Godzilla. People who hate the United States and Michael Bay.  When should you watch this movie: When your friend wants to watch a horror movie but you’reContinue reading “The Host / 괴물”

Jennifer’s Body

This is all Michael Bay’s fault YES Release date: September 18, 2009Director: Karyn KusamaLanguage: English Who should watch this movie: Fans of Mean Girls. Lesbians. Fans of classic horror.  When should you watch this movie: When you’re feeling particularly guilty for the way you talked about Megan Fox in middle school.  The sell: Jennifer’s BodyContinue reading “Jennifer’s Body”

The Shining

Don’t let Kubrick stans shame you into watching this movie MAYBE Release date: May 23, 1980Director: Stanley KubrickLanguage: English Who should watch this movie: Fans of horror  When should you watch this movie: During the daytime with a buddy  The sell: I watched this movie (against my will) for the first time in 7th gradeContinue reading “The Shining”

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

The bad one NO Release date: July 15, 2005Director: Tim BurtonLanguage: English Who should watch this movie: People still obsessed with being “Edgy”  When should you watch this movie: When you just ate something poisonous and need to throw up The sell: Sorry to everyone who for some reason is still a Johnny Depp fan.Continue reading “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory”

The Devil’s Backbone / El Espinazo Del Diablo

The ghost is a metaphor YES Release date: April 20, 2001Director: Guillermo Del ToroLanguage: Spanish Who should watch this movie: Fans of The Goonies. People who liked Pan’s Labyrinth.  When should you watch this movie: When doing a Del Toro marathon. When you’re in the mood for something a little scary and very political.  TheContinue reading “The Devil’s Backbone / El Espinazo Del Diablo”

Pan’s Labyrinth / El Laberinto del Fauno

Fascism is scary! YES Release Date: October 11, 2006Director: Guillermo Del ToroLanguage: Spanish Who should watch this movie: People who just learned that there was a civil war in Spain.  When should you watch this movie: When you want to feel hopeful about the future but are having a hard time mustering the energy.  TheContinue reading “Pan’s Labyrinth / El Laberinto del Fauno”

Funeral Parade of Roses / 薔薇の葬列

Scarred for life MAYBE Release Date: September 13, 1969Director: Toshio MatsumotoLanguage: Japanese Who should watch this movie: Imagine a ven-diagram of people who like horror movies and people who like arthouse, high brow capital C Cinema. This movie is for the people in the middle.  When should you watch this movie: If you are notContinue reading “Funeral Parade of Roses / 薔薇の葬列”