Given the infinite subjectivity of nightmares, there are countless moments throughout the history of the horror film which effectively evoke them. And sometimes it’s the movies themselves that strike a chord and, in essence, become our nightmares. When I think about my own bad dreams, I remember some of the worst of them had come at a very young age, when feelings of vulnerability were as pervasive as masked bogymen and flying monkeys.
And so the descent begins…
|"Everybody behind the cars! Defend youselves! Defend yourselves!"|
|"Daddy, I'm so scared." "Don't worry..."|
|When your best man goes slack-jawed, hit the deck and pray for rain.|
|Young Asia Argento, mortified as Pops battles the odds.|