A scene from Lifeforce.
Above: A zombie awakes in Lifeforce

What did I just watch? Movies beyond the Netflix queue

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George and Edna looking like a couple of hipsters

The Living Dead at Manchester Morgue (1974)

Two women witness zombie attacks but the men have to have their faces practically chewed off before they’ll believe it happened.
Burke and Hare bracket a drunken Mary in an alleyway.

The Flesh and the Fiends (1960)

A pair of innovators discover a unique way to disrupt the medical supplies market and are punished for it by the populist masses.
Dracula's shadow looks like it is choking Harker.

Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992)

An old man falls for a woman young enough to be his great-great-great-great grandaughter. They drink each other’s blood.
Palance as Dracula, baring his fangs

Dan Curtis’ Dracula (1974)

The Bram Stoker adaptation that dares to include all the aimless travel sequences.
Christopher Lee as Dracula about to take a bite out of Mina

Horror of Dracula (1958)

When an undercover librarian aggravates the neighboring aristocrat, he enfenestrates to exsanguinate.
Street view of a movie theater, clothes scattered on the sidewalk

Night of the Comet (1984)

Valley girls survive the zombie apocalypse, but will they survive rescue?
Thomas sitting on a bed on the left, Ephraim on the floor on the right.

The Lighthouse (2019)

Two stranded wickies get on one another’s absolute last nerve.
Diabolik and Eva look at each other longingly

Danger: Diabolik (1968)

A gadget-laden jewel thief continually eludes justice.
A young girl holds up the severed head of a doll

The Red Queen Kills Seven Times (1972)

A family curse guarantees two sisters will be at each other’s throats.
Lord Alan preparing to choke somebody

The Night Evelyn Came Out of the Grave (1971)

A serial-killer’s new wife is haunted by the ghost of his old one.
Sarah (Claudia Peyton) in a coat, looking over her shoulder

Blood Beat (1983)

A midwestern family does psychic battle with a ghostly samurai while unintentionally(?) exploring toxic gender relationships.
Kevin Durand as Sheriff Shields, his eyes filled with tears

Dark Was the Night (2014)

Monster terrorizes a small town, but not as much as everyone's inner demons do.
Vincent Price in costume as Prospero, with a serious expression and trademark mustache.

The Masque of the Red Death (1964)

A better-than-the-original take on an Edgar Allan Poe classic.
Dollhouse artist Annie painting a male figure

Hereditary (2018)

Intense family drama turns into haunted-house horror at about the 50% mark.
Closeup of Myrna Loy as Fa Lo See

The Mask of Fu Manchu (1932)

This pre-code adventure movie is so shockingly racist you might find yourself pulling for the evil genius instead.
A slithering brain with eye stalks and a spinal cord tail

Fiend Without a Face (1958)

Bodies are showing up with their brains and spinal columns removed; is the local military base at fault?
Alice and Oliver leave the office after being menaced by a panther.

Cat People (1942)

This low-budget, high-quality suspense film from 1942 blends jump scares with sexual anxiety and gender politics to create a deceptively simple movie people are still arguing about today.
Ursla Andress and Marcello Mastroianni in a still from The 10th Victim

The 10th Victim (1965)

Ursula Andress and Marcello Mastroianni play a deadly game of cat and mouse except the mouse is borderline suicidal and the cat likes to make things overly complicated.
Cribbins, Hawtrey, Williams, and Windsor

Carry On Spying (1964)

Not the best spy spoof, but certainly one of the first.
The movie's director screams at the camera while an aghast cast looks on

One Cut of the Dead (2017)

The production of a zombie movie descends into chaos when real zombies show up and the director won’t stop the shoot.
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