Five government contractors wake up to find themselves confined under the infamous Area 51. They are forced to confront a sinister government experiment and a horrifying Alien host.
The turning point for the modern Mexican horror genre occurred in 1993, when a certain Guillermo Del Toro burst onto the scene with his inventive and brilliantly creepy film Cronos.
Desolate landscapes make the perfect setting for horror films, with the isolation of a barren desert being particularly effective in providing an oppressive atmosphere for a disturbing assault on the senses.
It’s been a while since there was a horror movie that really made a viewer afraid to watch the screen. But what exactly is it about the horror genre that has always made us frightened. When thinking about horror movies of past decades, what was it that made these films frightening?
The BFI, the UK’s lead organisation for film, today launches its brand new subscription service, BFI Player+ [BFI Player Plus]