alt horror cuts

continually spinning out autumn wheels and unresolved october atmosphere with some meandering list-making, but, of course, given the subject, it's ended up being kind of fun. if anything, to give space not only to films that just miss the top, but also to strange hybrids or adjacent vibes. a loving purgatory for some friends, an extended apology to christopher lee's dracula, and an acknowledgement of those moments when traditional quality gives way to feral energy

  • The Merry Frolics of Satan
  • Frankenstein
  • White Zombie
  • The Old Dark House
  • Mad Love
  • It Came from Outer Space
  • Dracula
  • Black Cat Mansion
  • Corridors of Blood
  • Monster on the Campus
  • Eyes Without a Face
  • Jigoku
  • The Curse of the Werewolf
  • Night Tide
  • The Sadistic Baron Von Klaus
  • X: The Man with the X-Ray Eyes
  • The Tomb of Ligeia
  • Planet of the Vampires
  • Dracula: Prince of Darkness
  • Kuroneko
  • Blind Beast
  • Hatchet for the Honeymoon
  • The Fifth Cord
  • Short Night of Glass Dolls
  • The Last House on the Left
  • The Crazies
  • Messiah of Evil
  • The Loreley's Grasp
  • The Satanic Rites of Dracula
  • Deep Red
  • Late Night Trains
  • Shivers
  • Eaten Alive
  • Last Cannibal World
  • Demon Seed
  • Shock Waves
  • The Grapes of Death
  • Island of the Fishmen
  • Alien
  • The Driller Killer
  • Salem's Lot
  • Night of the Demon
  • Friday the 13th
  • Antropophagus
  • City of the Living Dead
  • The Night of the Hunted
  • My Bloody Valentine
  • The Beyond
  • The Burning
  • Wolfen
  • Deadly Blessing
  • The New York Ripper
  • Human Lanterns
  • Manhattan Baby
  • Q
  • Creepshow
  • Alone in the Dark
  • The Hunger
  • Christine
  • Murder-Rock: Dancing Death
  • Folies Meurtrières
  • Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter
  • Ninja III: The Domination
  • Phenomena
  • The Return of the Living Dead
  • Demons
  • A Nightmare on Elm Street Part 2: Freddy's Revenge
  • The Hitcher
  • Near Dark
  • Slumber Party Massacre II
  • Pumpkinhead
  • Maniac Cop 2
  • Turtle Vision
  • Alien³
  • Kyrie Eleison
  • Cemetery Man
  • New Nightmare
  • Door 3
  • I Know What You Did Last Summer
  • The Fetist
  • Phantasm IV: Oblivion
  • Vampires
  • The Sixth Sense
  • Scream 3
  • Hollow Man
  • Séance
  • Sleepless
  • Signs
  • The Card Player
  • AVP: Alien vs. Predator
  • Hostel: Part II
  • Halloween
  • Detective Story
  • Piranha 3D
  • Lesson of the Evil
  • Djinn
  • 31
  • The Neon Demon
  • Daguerrotype
  • Tumbbad