Big Screen Terror

We asked local cult movie cinema club Dreadphile to share a list of films they think every horror fan should see. As Halloween approaches and brings out the horror fan in us all, we suggest you lock the doors, turn on the lights, settle down in front of one of these flicks and prepare to be deliciously frightened.

Haunted Houses

The Changeling (1980)


House (1986)

The Innocents (1961)

Fun with Cults

The Beyond (1981)

The House of the Devil (2009)

Rosemary’s Baby (1968)

Foreign Fright 

Let the Right One In (2008 – Sweden)

Thirst (2008 – S. Korea)

Cronos (1993 – Mexico)

Audition (1998 – Japan)


Pontypool (2009)

Night of the Creeps (1986)

Zombi 2 (1979)

Fun Slashers

Behind the Mask: Rise of Leslie Vernon (2006)

Tucker and Dale Versus Evil (2010)

Cabin in the Woods (2011)

The Thirds

Halloween III: Season of the Witch (1982)

Exorcist III (1990)

Army of Darkness (1992)

Check out one of Dreadphiles’ screening events this month. Halloween III: Season of the Witch: The Halloween movie without Michael Myers, Columbus Theatre, Oct 24, 8pm; Cathy’s Curse: A ’70s low-budget Canadian mashup of The Exorcist, Carrie and The Omen, Acoustic Java Cafe & Microcinema, Oct 26, 8pm; Dreadphile Yellow: A double-feature of essential Italian slasher films, Courtland Club, Oct 28, 7pm. For more,