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Alle-Gory
List creator: DLeonard
Created on: October 22, 2003 - 5:41 PM PDT
Description: Horror or suspense films where the "monster" works as a metaphor. More or less grouped thematically.

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Dawn of the Dead (1978)
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Not Rated
  Zombies in a shopping mall. Do I need to explain?
Halloween 3: Season of the Witch (1982)
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  Has nothing to do with the other Halloween movies, but it sure is saying something about consumerism destroying our youth.
Blue Velvet (1986)
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  David Lynch's brilliant portrayal of suburban terrors hidden beneath a picturesque surface.
C.H.U.D. (1984)
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  Low-grade horror with a decent cast and something on it's mind regarding the indifference and mistreatment of the homeless.
28 Days Later (2002)
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  Is Danny Boyle trying to say that in times of crisis our leaders will mislead the public and make poor decisions? Doesn't sound like any current leaders I know.
Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)
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Not Rated
  McCarthyism or Communism? You decide.
Invasion of the Body Snatchers (Collector's Edition) (1978)
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  The wonderful remake worked as an examination of big city isolation.
The Shining (1980)
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  Kubrick used Stephen King's story to explore the breakdown of the modern family.
Near Dark (1987)
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  Boy meets girl and gets mixed up with the wrong crowd; a "family" of vampires.
The Brood (1979)
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  A woman literally gives birth to her rage and paranoia, which kill for her. Not sure what this says about motherhood.
Rosemary's Baby (Criterion) (Disc 1 of 2) (1968)
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  Polanski depicts the fears associated with pregnancy in a story involving witches and the devil.
The Company of Wolves (1984)
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  Loss of innocense, sexual discovery, Angela Lansbury. Scary stuff.
Cat People (1982)
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  Once again sexual activity turns pretty young thing into a savage beast.
The Haunting (1963)
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  Sexual repression and things that go bump in the night.
Peeping Tom (Criterion Collection) (1960)
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Not Rated
  Like Rear Window, Powell explores the link between audience and voyuerism.
God Told Me To (1976)
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Not Rated
  Larry Cohen examines the relation between violence and religion.
Frailty (2002)
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  Is anyone free of guilt, and who has the right to pass judgment on others?
The Experiment (2001)
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  Nazism? Sure. But the abuse of power depicted here really applies to any situation in which authority is left unchecked.
Deliverance (1972)
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  How uncivilized will a man become to insure his survival?
The Thing (1982)
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  Cold War paranoia (The original 1951 version) is updated into plain ol' paranoia as Carpenter gives us a society that is void of trust and brotherhood.
Candyman (1992)
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  The evils of racism lurk beneath this story of folk tales come to life.
Seconds (Criterion) (1966)
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  Youth is the key to happiness...
Cronos (Criterion) (1993)
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  Or is it?
Brain Damage (Unrated) (1988)
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Not Rated
  You should get that monkey off your back, or in this case, brain eating parasite.

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