Steven Soderbergh Contagion Why it's great: Xavier Gens Frontiere s Why it's great: And while beasts and Lovecraftian nasties lurk beyond the pane glass windows of the supermarket, real human monsters form inside as panic starts to set in. Kill List is an expertly executed slow-burn crime thriller that thrives on tension before morphing into visceral horror. That sums up Cash's discography pretty well. Se7en 1995 A high-concept serial killer stages his crime scenes with a Seven Deadly Sins theme thriller, Se7en could have wallowed in the bargain bins of Blockbusters if not for the talent attracted to Andrew Kevin Walker's script.
R 121 min Drama, Horror, Mystery.
Email Address Please enter a valid email address. Now expanded into a full Marvel-style universe, this nasty piece of work ticks all the right jump-scare filled boxes. Bird Box. Considered by many to be the goriest film ever made and one of the funniest "splatstick" horror films since Sam...
A young, lonely woman is consumed by her deepest and darkest desires after tragedy strikes her quiet country life. Warner Bros.
Yes, there is something not right about this collection of trees but the execution, so to speak, and the psychological aspects of the horror at work, is something new and exciting. BY Jake Rossen.
There are, of course, a few exceptions to this rule, and this wildly ferocious French import is most assuredly one of them.
Karyn Kusama Stars: It's time for a young African American to meet with his white girlfriend's parents for a weekend in their secluded estate in the woods, but before long, the friendly and polite ambience will give way to a nightmare.
Hardcore horror this is not, but if you're a fan of period pieces, haunted mansions, and things that go bump in the night, throw this one on your list. Based on Stephen King's novel, this film follows a shy young man who buys a vintage 1958 Plymouth Fury that he dubs Christine—only to discover the car is possessed by a vengeful and jealous spirit that will prove deadly for anyone who crosses its new owner. It's not pretty, and the violence should resonate even more in our current climate.
What a little shit. There are countless movies out there about the cyclical nature of violence and revenge -- just this year alone we got a Death Wish remake and a virtual remake called Peppermint -- but it's safe to say you've never seen one quite like Mandy. Set in the post-revolution era of 1980s Tehran, a mother must protect her daughter from a demonic possession in their home—all while a war rages on outside, leaving them fighting for safety from both manmade and supernatural evils.
A deftly crafted tribute to Halloween legends, Trick 'r' Treat hits all the genre marks with gusto and old fashioned suspense. This one earns points for being a lot more contemplative than most zombie flicks, which means it's more about the ideas than the carnage. Proof that not every effective horror movie must be loaded with harsh violence or excessive nastiness, this classy Canadian import is about a dad and his estranged son who stumble across a witch's legend that may actually be true!