How A Haunting in Venice rings the changes to Agatha Christie’s novel, Hallowe’en Party
Film theories: cinema techniques, how to ‘read’ movies, and what makes them work.
Sex, death and symbols of second sight in Nicolas Roeg’s horror classic, Don’t Look Now
A traumatised woman volunteers to live in a forestry lookout tower – only to find worse horrors lurking in the wilderness
Decoding the many meanings of the piano in Jane Campion’s film
Exploring Phone Booth’s vanished urban history, plus morality tales of the secular age
Red Eye’s ordinary hero story model, and why it’s one of the most seamlessly plotted thrillers out there