Burning

(Lee Chang-dong, 2018, South Korea, 148 min.) By conservative estimates, South Korean master Lee Chang-dong has made his third masterpiece in a row with...

Dracula

(Tod Browning, 1931, USA, 75 min.) Reprising a role he first performed in a Broadway production of the story, here Bela Lugosi plays our title vampire in an...

Frankenstein

(James Whale, 1931, USA, 71 min.) In James Whale’s touchstone creature feature, based on the Mary Shelley text, Boris Karloff plays our tragic monster,...

To Have and Have Not

(Howard Hawks, 1944, USA, 100 min.) In the first Bogie and Bacall film, which is also Lauren Bacall’s screen debut, director Howard Hawks seems to be trying...

The Curse of Frankenstein

(Terence Fisher, 1957, United Kingdom, 83 min.) Credited with branding the notion of “Hammer Horror,” the British adaptation of Mary Shelley’s classic novel...