Slasher Movies have their charm. Surely, there is something about watching people slashing and being slashed on and off-screen. Mighty indulgence for some, guilty pleasure for others, and wondrous treats for us here at Lost in Noir. Our Classic Slasher Picks Psycho (1960) Halloween (1978) Black Christmas (1974) Madhouse (1981) Friday The 13th (1980) A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984) Scream (1996) Previous Next Horror films have often banked on… Read More »The Best Classic Slasher Movies
Just when you think horror movies can’t get any zanier, Aronofsky directs another psychological megalomaniac of a movie. Front and centre is PI (1998) – An underrated flick and a testament to noirs of the past. I would not argue with complaints of PI being a difficult watch, especially with the brusque shots and the melancholic black and white cinematography. But, since when has painstaking viewings always resulted in unsatisfactory experiences?… Read More »PI (1998), and why you should watch it!
Darren Aronofsky is a celebrated auteur by all means. The man’s got crazy cinematic visions and has directed some of cinema’s most surreal films. With an eye for visual aesthetics and a disposition towards the unconventional, his take on neo noir is riddled with complex characterisation. Best Works of Darren Aronofsky Requiem for a Dream (2000), Black Swan (2010), The Wrestler (2008), and The Fountain (2006) rank as the most… Read More »Darren Aronofsky, and why he is the hero we deserve!
It is not often you watch a movie like The Wailing (2016) and not talk about it… Discovery is oft surprising in ways they open doors to realms unvisited before. Movies do this to you! While Get Out (2017) subverted genre expectations, 2020 brought us Parasite. To many of us, this was our induction into South Korean movies. Indeed! Train to Busan (2016), The Host (2006), and Oldboy (2003) are… Read More »The Wailing (2016), and why you should watch it!