Phantasm III: Lord Of The Dead (1994, dir. Don Coscarelli)

Reggie teams up with two fellow travellers to find Mike. Decent series continuation with some neat asides about middle America. For fans only by this stage, but a few striking moments for newbies as well.

Phantasm II (1988, dir. Don Coscarelli)

Reggie and Mike stalk The Tall Man across America. Straightforward sequel to the 1979 original, retaining a little of the first movie’s dream logic, but focusing more on road movie thrills and on upgraded makeup effects set-pieces.

Rawhead Rex (1986, dir. George Pavlou)

When a standing stone is disturbed, an Irish village is terrorised by an ancient creature. Patchy horror with some interesting folk-horror moments and one impressive stunt, though let down by clunky execution and an especially poor monster.

Dave Made a Maze (2017, dir. Bill Watterson)

A slacker builds a cardboard labyrinth in his living room. Deliberately quirky horror-comedy, which takes its single idea as far as can reasonably be done. Inventive and fun, this doesn’t outstay its welcome.

Hereditary (2018, dir. Ari Aster)

A family impacted by grief begins to experience mysterious occurrences. Splendid slow-burn horror about loss and faith. Lots to enjoy, with a creepy atmosphere well-sustained, and some fine variations on old genre ideas.

How about a different opinion? Here’s Xussia’s.