View of a silhouetted figure holding a knife in the famous shower scene from the film, 'Psycho,' directed by Alfred Hitchcock, 1960. (Photo by Paramount Pictures/Courtesy of Getty Images)
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Movies are defined by their music ― particularly horror movies, where a score can convince us that any given scene contains more terrors than it actually does. Take, for example, Janet Leigh's murder...
I have so immensely enjoyed being addicted to horror, I want to share the joy and tell you about the main influences I have read or watched that have led to my deliciously disturbed state of mind. No better time to do it than Halloween, which, for those with blackened souls like mine, is a holiday akin to Christmas.