So here are the Hub Review's Hints for a Highbrow Hallowe'en.
Now I know what you're thinking - "highbrow"??? That word and "Hallowe'en" are two words you rarely see in close proximity!
I'm not sure why, however, because horror movies have often been about intellectual challenge and fearless experimentation. Indeed, the fresh tropes you find in the best of them often shape, and eventually become staples of, mainstream culture.
So don't worry, you won't find any multiplex cheese on this list - no Amityville Horror or The Blob - and of course you won't find any bad American remakes of foreign classics. (When in doubt with horror movies, always see the foreign original!) What we have here is cherce, as Spencer Tracy might say - movies that run the gamut from a pleasant shudder to a full-bore freak-out, but which always have a compelling intellectual component.
So without further ado, and working chronologically: