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Desperate situations, horrifying beings, appalling murders...There's more to goth and horror movies than that, and here we offer you the opportunity of knowing a little about some great films, some of them classified as goth and others not, but all of them classics of cinema.
The Haunting - A psychiatrist and his three patients have to deal with the fury of an invisible enemy.
The Seventh Seal -A warrior meets with death on his way home and demands to know the truth. Know about this epic Swedish movie here.
The Abominable Dr. Phibes - Angered at his wife's death in a surgery, a theologist decides to kill all the doctors involved in it. He visits upon them the plagues of Egypt, but not without a good deal of humor.
Dead Poets Society - This isn't what would be considered a "gothic" movie, but it has a depth difficult to find in movies about teenagers. More than this, this is a story about a gifted teacher who managed to change the lives of several students, turning their attention to some of the best poetry ever made.
The Cabinet Of Dr. Caligari - In a small town, a mad scientist came to show his "pet" at the local fair and mysterious murders started to happen. Read here about this classical production of the silent cinema.
The Hunger - An unconventional vampire story that features Catherine Deneuve, David Bowie, Susan Sarandon and a classical performance by The Bauhaus. Learn about this movie here.
Wolf - A journalist is bitten by a wolf and suddenly realizes that that animal wasn't a common one. His life is about to change totally, not only for that reason, but also because he just fell in love with the beautiful daughter of his boss, who will also be dragged in this new reality with him.
Brotherhood Of The Wolf - strange and violent murders were happening in a French countryside region in the times of King Louis XV. Two men needed to solve the mystery and stop the killings. A review of this French movie can be found here.
Sleepy Hollow - Brutal murders happened in a small town in 18th century US and an unusual detective was called to investigate. Was he ready to find the truth behind those appalling deaths? Know about it here. *download the original Washington Irving legend*
Dementia 13 - The first movie directed by Francis Ford Coppola and one of the many great films produced by Roger Corman. These two names together mean first class horror, and this movie is a prove of it.
Ladyhawke - In the Middle Ages a man and a woman were cursed by a priest with a spell that made the man turn into a wolf at night and the woman turn into a hawk at day. Learn more about this great movie here.
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