Watch: The Criterion Channel’s ’80s Horror’ Choice Official Trailer
“I hear you are having hassle with a snake?” In just some weeks it is going to be October once more, which suggests it is time for horror season!! Who’s prepared to observe horror movies day-after-day for 30 days? The Criterion Channel, the streaming service provided by the long-lasting Criterion Assortment, is launching a brand new collection for October – 80s Horror. The gathering will characteristic 30 basic “decade-defining” horror movies from a few of the greatest style filmmakers – together with: Dario Argento, Kathryn Bigelow, John Carpenter, Larry Cohen, David Cronenberg, Tobe Hooper, Michael Mann, Ken Russell, Paul Schrader, and extra. If you have not seen any of those but, it is the right time to catch up. The Criterion Channel is certainly one of my favourite streaming choices (it is price it!) as a result of they all the time have tons of excellent previous movies, together with juicy cinema collection like this. By no means seen Scanners? It is in right here. There’s additionally Q: The Winged Serpent, Cat Individuals, Prince of Darkness, Close to Darkish, The Blob remake (which is particularly good), Tetsuo: The Iron Man, Wolfen, Useless & Buried, Inferno, and others.
Criterion intro: The Nineteen Eighties have been outlined by type and extra, and the period’s horror motion pictures have been no exception. Improvements in sensible results made the nightmares extra vivid than ever, and due to the rise of house video, the decision was now coming from inside the home. Whereas established abilities equivalent to John Carpenter (Prince of Darkness), Tobe Hooper (The Funhouse), David Cronenberg (Scanners), Michael Mann (The Preserve), and Paul Schrader (Cat Individuals) introduced terrifying spectacles to the display screen, typically with the assistance of Hollywood studios, house video opened up a brand new market that allowed the independents to take the style to surprising and—within the case of the UK’s censorship of notorious “Video Nasties”—controversial new heights. Curated by Clyde Folley, this ghastly tour via the last decade of greed options formidable art-pulp hybrids (White of the Eye), a Hitchcock-inspired trucker film (Street Video games), old style creature options (Q: The Winged Serpent), a vampiric Nicolas Cage (Vampire’s Kiss), and completely unclassifiable cult oddities (Society), bringing collectively a few of the eighties’ most trendy, haunting, and outrageous visions. More info.
Begin watching on the Criterion Channel starting October 1st! If you happen to haven’t already subscribed, there is a free trial for the streaming service. Among the best!! New additions on a regular basis and glorious collection like this.