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           Welcome Mortals to the EnglishCaddy Thriller Film Fest

The First Annual EnglishCaddy Film Festival!

This long forgotten genre of films represents a time when directors had to rely on acting and not special effects to shock and terrify you.  There is something about black and white that adds another chilling effect.  In many cases the technology existed to shoot many of the films in color, but the directors preferred black and white as it created an eerie atmosphere in the cinema.  You too can create that same atmosphere at home at night with all the lights out.

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Roger Corman

Roger Corman né le 5 avril 1926 est un cinéaste américain à qui l'on doit plus d'une cinquantaine de films au titre de réalisateur et plus d'une centaine au titre de producteur.Ses réalisations sont à classer dans la série B. Roger Corman avait un principe simple : un budget très faible, un salaire de misère, un sujet avec de l'action et une assez grande liberté pourvu que le budget ne soit pas dépassé. Formidable dénicheur de talents, il a lancé bon nombre de réalisateurs aujourd'hui reconnus comme Martin Scorsese, Ron Howard, Francis Ford Coppola, Joe Dante, le critique Peter Bogdanovich ou encore Jonathan Demme. . -de wikipedia

Horror Express 1973

Can it be stopped?

Christopher Lee and Peter Cushing are united again this time under the direction of Eugenio Martin. Christopher Lee plays an anthropologist who is transporting-via the Trans-Siberian express-a frozen monster he discovered in Manchuria. The monster thaws and terror rains!  IMDB page

Bucket of Blood 1959

A comedy of errors!  A comedy of terrors! Filmed in1959 under the direction of Roger Corman this film quickly became a cult classic.  The first horror/comedy. IMDB page

 

The Terror 1963

There's No Rest For The Wicked Directed by Roger Corman and starring Jack Nicholson and Boris Karloff!  Filmed in just 4 days this is a story of a young officer in Napoleon's army who pursues a mysterious woman to the castle of an elderly Baron where he discovers that she is the pawn of an old witch bent on driving the Baron to suicide.  IMDB page

 

Little Shop of Horrors 1960

The funniest picture this year! Considered a Corman masterpiece.  This blends comedy with "horror". Truly strange characters complete the cast, a sadistic dentist, a clumsy nerd, and a beauty with big dreams. IMDB page
 

The Living Dead

 Les films de zombies sont une catégorie de films d'horreur qui se caractérisent par la présence de zombies, cadavres humains ressuscités par l'intermédiaire d'une pratique magique, religieuse, scientifique ou d'origine inconnue. Les films de zombies se sont donc rapidement imposé des règles ; on pourrait croire que ces règles confèrent une certaine rigidité au genre, et ce ne serait pas faux, par exemple du point de vue du scénario, qui reste toujours peu ou prou le même. Mais ce sont ces mêmes règles qui, paradoxalement, lui fournissent également toute sa liberté : le film de zombies n'étant réellement rattaché à aucun des grands genres (thriller, aventure, horreur, comédie…), cela lui donne le droit de pervertir toutes les règles qui leur sont associées. de Wikipeidia

Night of the Living Dead 1968♦♦

They won't stay dead!  The dead are reanimated and must feast on the flesh of the living.  Released in 1968 and directed by George A. Romero this is the first in the many living dead films...  Can you hide?  Can you trust your friends?  IMDB page

 

Horror of the Zombies 1974

Banned in Germany.  Directed by Amando Ossorio, this film is the last of the "Blind Dead" series filmed in Spain. Slow pacing and cliché this film is easy to understand and is so bad it has a particular charm.  IMDB page

 

White Zombie 1931♦

The Dead Walk Among Us! Directed by Victor Halperin but rumored to be directed by Bela Lugosi himself, this film tells the story of a young man who turns to a witch doctor to lure the woman he loves away from her fiance, but instead turns her into a zombie slave. Excellent acting using a technique of German silent films long forgotten.  IMDB page

 

 

Bone Chilling Suspense and Intrigue

The Mad MonsterThrillers d'horreur, cherchent à provoquer chez le spectateur ou le lecteur une certaine tension, voire un sentiment de peur dans lesquels le conflit entre les divers caractères est d'ordre mental, émotionnel et physique. Ce qui met ce sous-genre à part, c'est sans doute l'élément de peur maintenu au long de l'intrigue. Les héros ne sont pas seulement opposés à une force supérieure, sous forme de monstre(s), mais sont aussi victimes eux-mêmes de la peur et du monstre. Voir Wikipedia

Dead People 1973 (a.k.a. Messiah of Evil)

In order to live, they will take you one by one ... and no one will hear you scream!  A strikingly photographed eerie movie! Directed by Willard Huyck.   IMDB page

Silent Night, Bloody Night 1974

"When I die then there will be no one left to remember the things that happened here."  An underrated slasher/thriller written and directed by Theodore Gershuny.  The mansion... the madness... the maniac... no escape. IMDB page 

 

Scared to Death 1947

The only color film starring Bela Lugosi.  Directed by Christy Cabanne, this film of mystery intrigue and horror is told from the point of view of the corpse in the morgue and how she got there.  IMDB page

 

The Mad Monster 1942

The blood of a wolf he placed in the veins of a man... and created a monster such as the world has never known!  Sam Newfield presents the story of a mad scientist who changes his gardener into a werewolf.  Predictable and camp, but great use of lighting and drama.  IMDB page

 

 

Alfred Hitchcock

"Le maître du suspense" Né Alfred Joseph Hitchcock, (13 août 1899 à Leytonstone, Royaume-Uni – 29 avril 1980 à Los Angeles, États-Unis) était un réalisateur, scénariste, producteur et acteur de cinéma anglais naturalisé américain. Il a notamment été nommé à cinq reprises aux Oscars. Voir Wikipedia

 The Young and Innocent 1937♦

A romantic murder-mystery drama! Man on the run from a murder charge enlists a beautiful stranger who must put herself at risk for his cause. IMDB page
 

The Thirty-Nine Steps 1935♦♦♦

Handcuffed to the girl who double-crossed him. A man in London tries to help a counterespionage agent. But when the agent is killed and he stands accused, he must go on the run to both save himself and also stop a spy ring trying to steal top secret information.  IMDB page

 

Amateur Films

Les jeunes réalisateurs.

Good Taste Made Bad Taste 1988♦♦

A documentary with a young Peter Jackson about the making of his first film Bad Taste. Loaded with insight on his genius in making a special effects film on a limited budget. IMDB page

 

What to do in a Zombie attack 2004♦

Une parodie basée sur des scènes typiques que l'on peut retrouver dans plusieurs films de zombie.

 

 

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