31 Scary Movies that are 6 Degrees of Kevin Bacon: ‘We Are What We Are’

“We Are What We Are” (2013) –In a small Delaware County community, cloudy is the prevailing weather pattern, but inside the Parker house, creepy is the dominant mood. Widower Frank Parker (Bill Sage) mourns his late wife while trying to raise his three kids with a strict hand.  Supporting an Orson Wells-like beard, he gives threatening looks to the children, and they reluctantly fall in line. There’s a big secret which no one in the family shares with the movie audience right away, but once we find out, we wish…

31 Scary Movies that are 6 Degrees of Kevin Bacon: ‘The Lair of the White Worm’

“The Lair of the White Worm” (1988) – Director/writer Ken Russell perfectly casts Amanda Donohoe as Lady Sylvia Marsh – an elegant, seductive vampire – in his B-horror film – adapted from Bram Stoker’s novel with the same title – a story with high concepts, low-budget practical effects, and bizarre hallucinations and dream sequences. Set in England’s West Midlands, an archeologist (Peter Capaldi) discovers – what resembles to be – a dinosaur skull, but his finding is only 1,000 years old.  How can that be?  Meanwhile, the aforementioned Lady seduces…

31 Scary Movies that are 6 Degrees of Kevin Bacon: ‘Diabolique’

“Diabolique” (1955) – It’s not a mystery that Christina Delassalle (Vera Clouzot) isn’t happy. She enjoys her job as a teacher and owner of Delassalle Boarding School, but Christina is married to a boorish jerk, Michel (Paul Meurisse).  He openly cheats with another teacher, Nicole (Simone Signoret), and when Michel actually spends time with Christina, he usually browbeats her. Michel, the school’s principal and former tennis star, also practices his backhands on Nicole’s and Christina’s faces with frequency as well.  So, when Nicole talks about murdering him, Christina – a…