Les Diaboliques 250 Movies Better than Shawshank

HAPPY HALLOWEEN Les Diaboliques is the 1955 French film directed by Henri-Georges Clouzot. I’ve decided to let the screen shots speak for themselves in this psychological horror. Please click on the title of the post for the aforementioned screen shots.… Continue Reading

Arsenic and Old Lace The 250 Movies Better than Shawshank

Pixilated: that’s what the Brewster sisters are in this Halloween classic that really puts the cyanide into elderberry wine. Cary Grant plays the straight man, Mortimer, to this his aunts’ charitable donations to the basement corpse archives, graves dug by… Continue Reading

Dead Man The 250 Movies Better than Shawshank

Dead Man is the 1995 film directed by Jim Jarmusch and starring Johnny Depp. What’s it about? A dead man of course! He’s dead but doesn’t know it and taking a long trip to who knows where. Or is he,… Continue Reading

Scotland, PA The 250 Movies Better than Shawshank

When it comes to the horror season, we must not forget Shakespeare. Scotland, PA is an updated Macbeth  complete with witches, a ghost and lots of murders, and horror of horrors, it is set in the 1970s. Well, the witches… Continue Reading

Rebecca The 250 Movies Better than Shawshank

Alfred Hitchcock at his best, this 1940 Gothic horror based on Daphne du Maurier’s novel, stars Lawrence Olivier, Joan Fontaine, George Sanders, and Judith Anderson as the sinister housekeeper Mrs. Danvers. Rebecca won the 1940 Academy Award as did her… Continue Reading

Harvey The 250 Movies Better than Shawshank

What’s this! Another giant rabbit movie! Harvey, the 1950 film staring Jimmy Stewart, is the perfect contrast to Donnie Darko both in atmosphere as well as philosophy. It’s a great one to watch after Donnie Darko to help with the… Continue Reading