the Tenant (Roman Polanski, 1976)

le Locataire
FR, 126 min


Paranoia, neighbors, suicides, menacing apartment building, drab ’70s interior design…  I don’t need much else, personally. GOOD TENSE FUN, plus Polanski-as-actor bonus.



Seconds (John Frankenheimer, 1966)

USA, 107 min

buy rock hudson’s face!
it only costs thirty grand
… they wasted your chance

reel: “Dark, harrowing, Kafka-esque allegory chronicles middle-aged man’s attempt to escape boring, loveless life via conspiratorial organization’s “rebirth” program. This overlooked ’60s masterpiece is a sleeper for fans of non-mainstream psychological horror.”