At the Oscars, Frank Darabont’s seven-time nominee “The Condemned” (based on a short story by horror master Stephen King) was left empty-handed, but the haunted prison drama of hope is riding high! of some online leaderboards!
John Carpenter in top form: A gripping story, precisely staged moments of tension, a great performance and a cult soundtrack are featured in his horror classic “The Fog.”
In his occult thriller, legendary director Roman Polanski (“Rosemary’s Baby”) sends Johnny Depp on a diabolical journey that, despite all the sadness, also brings many comic moments.
Musicals can be scary too: Rob Marshall (“Chicago”) conjures up a visually spectacular and witty musical fairy tale in which stars like Meryl Streep, Chris Pine, Emily Blunt and Johnny Depp demonstrate their talents for singing.