Mystery

Roman Polanski – The Ninth Gate (1999)

A rare book dealer, while seeking out the last two copies of a demon text, gets drawn into a conspiracy with supernatural overtones. Read More »

Çagan Irmak – Ulak AKA The Messenger (2008)

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I am pretty sure Chagan Irmak was aware of the fact that the movie is completely different than what people was expecting. He is brave enough to discuss the issues like freedom of speech, military coups in his movies explicitly. But this time, he was indirect and he makes people to think. In most of the Turkish movies, it is a tradition to give the message in a direct way. But this makes Ulak special .. Irmak breaks those traditions. The photography, costumes are were great. Throughout the movie, I tried where/when the story takes place. What is their religion? I liked that disturbance in my mind. which make me to think and I enjoyed my mind trip! Read More »

Shahrbanoo Sadat – Wolf and Sheep (2016)

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Wolf and Sheep is the debut feature film by young Afghan filmmaker Shahrbanoo Sadat. It portrays through shepherd children the society of Afghanistan, the community in a small village in rural Afghanistan and their believes, traditions and stories. They believe in a Kashmir Wolf, who walks on two legs and is underneath all it’s fur a female, tall, green fairy, who takes the cruel with her up to the mountain… Read More »

Crane Wilbur – The Bat (1959)

Synopsis:
Mystery writer Cornelia Van Gorder has rented a country house called “The Oaks”, which not long ago had been the scene of some murders committed by a strange and violent criminal known as “The Bat”. Meanwhile, the house’s owner, bank president John Fleming, has recently embezzled one million dollars in securities, and has hidden the proceeds in the house, but he is killed before he can retrieve the money. Thus the lonely country house soon becomes the site of many mysterious and dangerous activities. Read More »

Denis Héroux – The Uncanny (1977)

Summary:
Wilbur Gray (Cushing) visits Frank Richards (Milland) so he can get his book published. This book Gray has written are about cats. Cats watching everyone and controlling everything. He mentions the stories in the book are all true, and gives three examples. The first involves the murder of a cat-loving old woman (Greenwood) who gives her entire fortune in her will to her cats. Not everyone is happy about the wills, but would have to get past the cats to get the the will. The second story is a tale of black magic between two girls and the third story is a tale of murderous revenge…by a cat. -imdb- Read More »

Joseph M. Newman – This Island Earth (1955)

Aliens come to Earth seeking scientists to help them in their war. Read More »

William Castle – House on Haunted Hill (1959)

Synopsis:
Eccentric millionaire Fredrick Loren and his 4th wife, Annabelle, have invited 5 people to the house on Haunted Hill for a “haunted House” party. Whoever will stay in the house for one night will earn ten thousand dollars each. As the night progresses, all the guests are trapped inside the house with ghosts, murderers, and other terrors. Read More »