Allegoria (2021)

A group of artists’ lives become unwittingly entangled as their obsessions and insecurities manifest monsters, demons, and death.

My thoughts: A collection of horror vignettes that skips over character, exposition, and plot and goes straight for the scares – and some surprising reflections on the nature of art.



A Dark Song (2016)

A determined young woman and a damaged occultist risk their lives and souls to perform a dangerous ritual that will grant them what they want.

My thoughts: At the 47 minute mark, one of the character says “But nothing’s happened”. When things ultimately do, it’s so dark it’s hard to tell. A slow burn that simply peters out.



Diabolique/Les Diaboliques (1955)

The wife and mistress of a loathed school principal plan to murder him with what they believe is the perfect alibi.

My thoughts: 67 years later and still as engaging and suspenseful as ever, up until it’s somewhat preposterous ending.


Today’s Yes/No…

2 thoughts on “November 22, 2022: Further Horrors to Contemplate!

  1. My scare level is set pretty low to Tim Burton circa Adams Family. Finally snagged a pecan pie thanks to early t-giving shopping, had a tiny sliver and now could sleep until January; pecan carbs are dense like a supernova of caramely pecan goodness. My mistake was not piairng it with cocoa so I can sleep until May.

  2. Oh, I hate it when a movie or show is so dark you can’t make out what’s going on.

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