Rarely has a less-is-extra technique panned out so successfully. Winning performances from Naomie Harris, Brendan Gleeson and Christopher Eccleston solely add to its superiority. Shaun of the Dead is the one movie on this list that works as a comedy first and as a horror second, but it does both so exceedingly nicely that there was no method this slice of fried gold could possibly be ignored.
It’s probably fair to say that the work of surrealist grasp David Lynch kind of defies typical style categorisation – with the word “Lynchian” virtually having turn into a style descriptor in its personal right. And whereas his 1986 masterpiece Blue Velvet may not be a horror movie in the standard sense of the word, its weird, nightmarish temper definitely qualifies it as a bit of psychological horror – and never one for the faint-hearted.
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