As anyone who has seen 'Rec','The Orphanage', or most recently 'Witching and Bitching', can attest to, we are lucky enough to be in the middle of a Spanish horror renaissance. So sit back and enjoy our Iberian cousins' cinematic triumphs!
Modern movies in the vein of 'Chronicles of Narnia': children naturally invent their own worlds, but what happens when they actually discover one? Will have you constantly checking the back of your wardrobe...because maybe there's a chance.
Like Gabriel Garcia Marquez? Check out this collection of movies that partake in an aesthetic of realism tinged with fantasy, including 'Life of Pi' and 'Beasts of the Southern Wild'. Worth checking out for the posters alone!
Movies in the vein of Tim Burton's 'Alice in Wonderland' or basically anything Terry Gilliam has ever done: exploring the power, and perils, of imagination through a breathtaking hallucinatory aesthetic.
One of the worst collections you could ever watch with a friend on LSD: these post 2000 flicks delve into the darkest recesses of the human psyche, through fantastic imagery and nightmarish storylines.
Looking for a little culture in your life? Try these hand-picked contemporary foreign-language horror flicks, including critically-acclaimed Swedish chiller 'Let the Right One In' and definitive New-French-Extremity exemplar 'High Tension'. Remember: you don't need subtitles for a scream!
With all these sexy vampires and CGI heavy ghouls running around it can be hard to remember the original horror fiend- the monster! These modern creature features carry on the torch of the time-honored monster flick.