Last year, the British Film Institute had a months-long festival celebrating Gothic cinema. They produced an awesome trailer for it:
Even though the festival is over, they’ve still got a lot of the information up at the website – http://www.bfi.org.uk/gothic.
Now I could just share that with you and be done with it, but that’s a cop out. So I might as well pad things out with my thoughts on Gothic Horror, and how it works in movies.