The Day of the Beast

A rare case of a film striking the perfect horror-comedy balance, The Day of the Beast is also an extremely rare example of a buddy flick found within genre cinema.


Coulrophobia—the fear of clowns—is no joke. Pennywise, that damn clown hiding under the bed in Poltergeist, and just good old trips to the local circus paired with a child’s dark imagination have been nightmare fuel for many.