The Euro-Horror Project

Years ago, before IMDb made this project obsolete, I started compiling an encyclopedia of European horror films. Now that schlock sites are a dime a dozen, it’s hard to believe there was a time when this kind of info was hard to come by (not to mention the films). I never deleted my write-ups, which always said something positive, however poor the production. No film is more recent than the year 2000 (maybe that’s a project for another day) and I won’t conceal my bias towards the movies of the late 60s and early 70s.

I’ll post a capsule from this file periodically, because — however great Asian horror has become, and however fantastic early Carpenter films continue to be — Euro-horror has a special place in my heart. I think it’s the way it handles the frame.

Update: Validation! A Special Way of Being Afraid serves up kind words.

The Abominable Dr. Phibes

All the Colors of the Dark

Anatomy

And Soon the Darkness

The Asphyx

The Collector

The Godsend

The Grapes of Death

Nekromantik

To the Devil a Daughter

The Vampire Happening

The Vampire Lovers

Vampyres

The Virgin Spring

What Have They Done To Solange?

A Whisper in the Dark

Who Saw Her Die?

Your Vice Is a Locked Room and Only I Have the Key

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