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Woman In Black

Daniel Radcliffe's new film, "The Woman in Black," builds off a rich tradition of the Gothic horror movies. It's the perfect excuse to look back at the movies that scared with floor creaks and swinging doors, and there are more than a few that you may not have seen recently, if ever.

Here is a look at some of our favorite Gothic horror movies in honor of "The Woman in Black."

F.W. Murnau's silent vampire film may have unabashedly stolen from Dracula, but the film went down in history as an all-time classic. There are few images that are as iconic as Nosferatu disappearing in the sunlight during the finale. It may seem antiquated now, but this is the granddaddy of all Gothic horror.


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It's fitting that a pair of dark rags-to-riches stories in which the underdog endures great pain to rise up triumphed Sunday night at the Golden Globes. The biggest winner of the evening, "Slumdog Millionaire," overcame odds just to get made and has built the kind of word-of-mouth buzz most filmmakers only dream of, especially for a small picture filmed in the slums of Mumbai.

And especially on a night when it was up against some major Hollywood heavy hitters like "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button," "Doubt" and "Frost/Nixon," all of which were shut out of the major categories. Read More...

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