Not to be confused with psychobilly band Nekromantix, Nekromantic is an ’80s classic that’s suffered its fair share of bans. Fortunately it’s now widely available and well worth seeing. After all, the love between a lady and a corpse if a beautiful thing. Ok, it’s not.
Synopsis:Man tries to spice up his marriage with a corpse. His plan backfires.
Love in an asylum. Who hasn’t dreamed of that idyllic situation. Once again we find a doctor (the excellent Charles Dance) up to no good, causing unexpected consequences that nearly get everyone killed. But that doesn’t mean there’s no room for love, as new nurse Kathy discovers when she find herself in the romantic sights of patient Patrick. As with many horrors, obsession creates some truly frightening moments.
Synopsis: Nurse gets a new job in a remote asylum. Her patient quite likes her –the only problem is he’s in a coma.
Things can’t all be romance, love and corpses. No. That’d be boring. So why not spice things up with some light S&M. Or in this case, eternal, endlessly painful torture. Clive Barker’s Hellraiser series explores the deepest depths of pleasure and pain and the result is one really cool character with pins in his face.
Synopsis:We have such sights to show you…
If you’ve got a Valentine’s favourite horror film, let me know in the comments. And on a side note, if you’re wondering why neither version of My Bloody Valentine are on the list, it’s because they both kind of suck. sorry, but, they just do.