31 Days of Horror – Day 29: Session 9

Brad Anderson’s criminally underrated psychological thriller filmed at the actual Danvers State Insane Asylum in Danvers, Massachusetts. Session 9 finds an asbestos abatement crew dealing with the real or imagined specters that still haunt the disturbed walls of the asylum.

31 Days of Horror 2013 – Day 11

The elements that make Session 9 work so well are the same elements that make John Carpenter’s The Thing the terrifying masterpiece that it is.  A sense of isolation.  In this case an asbestos abatement team working in an abandoned mental asylum.  The fact that these are grown men in danger, not teenagers and not women, but fully grown,Continue reading “31 Days of Horror 2013 – Day 11”