Horror doesn’t get a lot of academy awards… in fact it only has like three or four and that’s if you want to bend the definition of horror quite a bit. Well, this thriller brought the genre a tidal wave of awards winning best picture, best actor, best actress, best director, and best adapted screenplay. Sure, it’s not directly billed as horror but sometimes you gotta do what you gotta do to get recognized by the academy. Click through to see why it got all that praise.
It’s hard to be in a band. Waking up in cornfields, running out of free PBR’s you may or may not have stolen in your shitty Air B&B, getting your arm hacked to bits with a machete by a group of skinheads. Just remember the plight the next time you’re thinking about giving up your day job to play Sex Pistols covers. Also, read this review.
Fan of Lovecraftian horrors? Fan of Death Dying and Other Things, one of our fellow Phantom Podcast Network contributors? Fan of John Carpenter's apocalypse trilogy? Well, this week we review their recommendation for us as Sam Neill dives headfirst into the land of magical typewriters, suspiciously clean insane asylums and overly animated oil paintings.