THESE days The Fog is considered a classic, a prime slice of American horror from 1980 brought to us by the director who rewrote the genre with his game-changing slasher epic Halloween two years previously.
DEEP-rooted nostalgia for Rocky fails to deliver a knock-out blow in the eighth instalment of the long-running series, which punched well above its weight class in 1977 by winning three Academy Awards including best picture and best director.
ALMOST a decade after Noomi Rapace originated the role of emotionally damaged hacker Lisbeth Salander, English actress Claire Foy becomes the third actress to wage war on abusive men as Swedish author Stieg Larsson's avenging angel.
OPENING with a reverse slow-motion image of a boy riding a tricycle, which conjures memories of horror classic The Shining, Assassination Nation is a frenetic cautionary tale about the perils of baring body and soul on social media.
THE men are far from merry in director Otto Bathurst's gung-ho action adventure, which canters through the blood-soaked origins of the English folk hero before he gives serious thought to riding through glens or stealing from the rich.
ITALIAN director Luca Guadagnino follows the Oscar-winning swoon of Call Me By Your Name with a physical and emotionally draining remake of Dario Argento's 1977 supernatural horror set at a dance academy, which is home to a coven of witches.