gothic

The Night Digger (1971)

‘A tale of the strange and perverse.’ The Night Digger is a 1971 British psychological horror film scripted by Roald Dahl (The Witches; Tales of the Unexpected) and set to an edgy Bernard Herrmann (Psycho; Twisted Nerve; Dressed to Kill) score. Psychosexual… Read More ›

Sweet, Sweet Lonely Girl (2016)

‘Evil loves the lonely’ Sweet, Sweet Lonely Girl is a 2016 American gothic horror film written, co-produced and directed by A.D. Calvo (House of Dust; The Midnight Game). The film’s working title was Sitter. Calvo explained his intentions to IndieWire: “This film is… Read More ›

Frankenstein – ballet (2016)

Frankenstein is a 2016 British ballet directed by The Royal Ballet’s Artist in Residence Liam Scarlett at London’s Royal Opera House. The ballet is a music and dance adaptation of Mary Shelley’s Gothic tale of morality and love. American composer Lowell Liebermann,… Read More ›

Death Smiles at Murder (1973)

Death Smiles at Murder – aka Death Smiles on a Murderer (Italian: La morte ha sorriso all’assassino) – is a 1973 Italian horror film photographed and directed by Aristide Massaccesi [aka Joe D’Amato] from a screenplay co-written with Claudio Bernabei and Romano Scandariato. Main… Read More ›

M.R. James – author

Montague “Monty” Rhodes James OM, MA, FBA (1 August 1862 – 12 June 1936), who used the publication name M. R. James, was an English author, medievalist scholar and provost of King’s College, Cambridge (1905–18), and of Eton College (1918–36)…. Read More ›

Dead of Winter

Dead of Winter is an American gothic giallo thriller film made in 1987. It was directed by Arthur Penn and is a loose remake of the 1945 film My Name Is Julia Ross. It stars Mary Steenburgen, who plays three roles, Roddy McDowall (It!) and Jan… Read More ›

Stelvio Cipriani – composer

Stelvio Cipriani – born 20th August 1937, in Rome – is an Italian composer, mostly of movie soundtracks, many of which were for genre films, including, horror, gialli thrillers and crime films. Cipriani is still active, performing both live and recorded works, his… Read More ›