spine-chiller


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spine-chiller

a book, film, etc., that arouses terror
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He was Henry Irving - born John Henry Brodribb - who, officially the 'Guv'nor' at the Lyceum Theatre, off the eastern end of the Strand, since 1877, had deserved the epithet for six years longer, from when he first starred there, not merely playing but seeming to be the tormented 'Mathias' in Leopold Lewis's spine-chiller, The Bells.
A dire example occurs (385) of the similar to be without motive: the audience at a spine-chiller passed out 'to be revived by the management with cordials'; likewise (128) a press Licensing Act lapsed in 1679, 'to be renewed in 1685'.
The Mist in the Mirror is a supernatural spine-chiller about nomadic traveller James Monmouth who returns to Britain from Africa on the trail of mysterious explorer Conrad Vane.
If you liked 2011's spine-chiller Marchlands, don't miss this new five-part supernatural drama.
This is a brilliantly-spun, spine-chiller of a story that fans of the dark side will love.
Yes I know that Hitchcock's spine-chiller was released in 1960 but the digital version is in cinemas from today.
The newly restored print of David Lean's 1955 romance Summer Madness, a mad black and white space musical western and Japanese offerings that include spine-chiller Cure, leading filmmaker Naomi Kawase's 1992 debut documentary and stock market dramaShangri-La, the latest from maverick director Takeshi Miike are just a taste of other screenings.
This is an electrifying spine-chiller with an unexpected twist.
The Irish movie hunk - last seen as 007 in box-office smash The World Is Not Enough - will star as serial killer Thomas Ripley in new spine-chiller Ripley's Game.
And Rennie hopes that Saints' UEFA Cup campaign next season will be a lot less dramatic than the spine-chiller 28 years ago.
Cave," a spine-chiller set underground; writer Raymond Khouri, director P.
The building's spook-appeal led to the lead role in 1963 spine-chiller The Haunting, featuring Claire Bloom and Julie Harris.