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You hated Hereditary (I LOVED IT)

You hated Halloween 2018 (I SUPER FUCKING LOVED IT)

What horror films did you people actually like?? And why???

And you are not allowed to say the classics- Rosemary's Baby and The Exorcist- That's just lazy, bitches!

by You people hate everythingreply 523Last Sunday at 10:53 PM

Giallo/70s Italian horror films are my favorite, I love finding ones I haven't seen.

by You people hate everythingreply 101/05/2019

Here's a list of really good ones:

by You people hate everythingreply 201/05/2019

I don't find many old b&w horror movies scary. things have just amped up so much since the 70s.

by You people hate everythingreply 301/05/2019

Ingmar Bergman's Hour of the Wolf always creeps me out. Persona too, although it technically isn't a horror film.

by You people hate everythingreply 401/05/2019

You guys are a bunch of nerds-

Did you like Inside, the 2007 film from France? THAT is horror!

Did you the Alexandra Aja's remake of The Hills Have Eyes?

Fuck, did you at least enjoy The Others?

by You people hate everythingreply 501/05/2019

Sussperia isn’t even available for download ? WTF??

by You people hate everythingreply 601/05/2019

those who say that stupid assed movie with Julie Christie about some walls that shake from 1950 are pressed for horror. they probably get scared by their own shadows.

by You people hate everythingreply 701/05/2019

FOLLIES!

by You people hate everythingreply 801/05/2019

I cannot WAIT Until Suspira comes out On Demand-

by You people hate everythingreply 901/05/2019

I second R1. Profondo Rosso & Don't Torture a Duckling are fantastic giallo movies

by You people hate everythingreply 1001/05/2019

How was Luca’s Suspiria? I loved the original

by You people hate everythingreply 1101/05/2019

R10 I really want this book.

by You people hate everythingreply 1201/05/2019

Sleepaway Camp is a good horror/slasher film.

by You people hate everythingreply 1301/05/2019

Am i allowed to say Scream?? I actually enjoy most of Blumhouse's movies (Unfriended, Happy Death Day and Hush) but Halloween was a little disappointing. Good luck to whoever decides to reboot Freddy and Jason.

by You people hate everythingreply 1401/05/2019

let the right one in

by You people hate everythingreply 1501/05/2019

Let The Right One In has yet to be topped. There have been many highly rated by RT I watched them and can’t think of a single title. Happy Death Day and You May Be The Killer we’re just okay.

by You people hate everythingreply 1601/05/2019

Julie Christie and Donald Sutherland did a classic horror film Don’t Look Now.

by You people hate everythingreply 1701/05/2019

R1 I think You Tube have some great titles from Mario Bava.

I found some great giallo films on Dailymotion:

by You people hate everythingreply 1801/05/2019

Una Lucertola Con La Pelle Di Donna By Lucio Fulci

by You people hate everythingreply 1901/05/2019

Has anyone seen The Love Witch? It's a really good and original comedy horror that pays homage to sexploitation and Giallo type movies. It's so detailed in every way.

by You people hate everythingreply 2001/06/2019

Don't Look Now is a classic that gets better with each viewing!

by You people hate everythingreply 2101/06/2019

I LOVE Hellraiser 1 and 2.

by You people hate everythingreply 2201/06/2019

[Quote] I LOVE Hellraiser 1 and 2.

I'm scared to check out that franchise because of how gory it is.

by You people hate everythingreply 2301/06/2019

'Drag Me to Hell' - Great, creepy as hell - without over the top violence or gore. The same applies to The Ring.

by You people hate everythingreply 2401/06/2019

The Orphanage (2007) by Spanish filmmaker J.A. Bayona.

Similar to The Others, but better.

American filmmakers have lost the art in general, especially in the horror genre. The millennial-fave Hereditary was a joke, in that it was a poor retread of several better-made classics. Most horror films today are of the slasher mentality -- violence and gore, with nothing complex to think about.

by You people hate everythingreply 2501/06/2019

Like a lot of people here, I'm especially fond of the giallo films from Italy (especially by Bava & Argento), a number of Hammer and Amicus films from England, and David Cronenberg's films (especially The Fly and Videodrome).

Some random examples of other but more recent films:

The Others, The Babadook, The Conjuring, Get Out, the first Saw movie, Evil Dead 2, and two from Spain: The Skin I Live In (can that count?) and The Baby's Room

The last great horror film I saw was It Comes at Night. . .

by You people hate everythingreply 2601/06/2019

[Quote] The Others, The Babadook, The Conjuring, Get Out, the first Saw movie

They really should have stopped after the 3rd movie with the Saw franchise. And i found the Babadong scarier than the movie.

by You people hate everythingreply 2701/06/2019

The Invitation was an excellent slow burn film set at a Los Angeles dinner party. I highly recommend. From the beginning you know that something is off, but you're not really sure what until the end.

by You people hate everythingreply 2801/06/2019

Wolfen - 1981

by You people hate everythingreply 2901/06/2019

[Quote] The Invitation was an excellent slow burn film set at a Los Angeles dinner party.

I would have been Claire.

by You people hate everythingreply 3001/06/2019

There's a few streaming on Netflix that I really liked:

Train To Busan. It's in subtitles and it's really good. I've watched it twice.

Shutter, with Joshua Jackson.

Veronica is based on a true story. Ouija boards always freak me out.

The Ghost House.

by You people hate everythingreply 3101/06/2019

Full Circle / The Haunting of Julia

by You people hate everythingreply 3201/06/2019

Blumhouse’s Halloween was great. I saw it in theaters and bought it on iTunes a week ago the moment it was available. I’ve watched it practically every night the past week. Absolutely destroys all of the sequels.

Another recent one I loved was Conjuring 2. James Wan is a modern day Master of Horror. Nobody can make you dread scenes of darkness like him.

by You people hate everythingreply 3301/06/2019

Even though Mandy Moore was in it. I loved 47 Meters Down.

by You people hate everythingreply 3401/06/2019

Loved the Friday the 13th reboot. I think I'm the only one. I like how it had nods from the first few movies.

by You people hate everythingreply 3501/06/2019

Is Blumhouse’s Halloween also Rob Zomie’s ? If so he ruined it by casting himself and his wife and making characters white trash.

by You people hate everythingreply 3601/06/2019

I love the Christopher Lee "Dracula" movies; they are pure camp! I especially love "Dracula: Prince of Darkness" which features Dracula terrorizing annoying British tourists including a woman in this massive bouffant wig that never gets messed up.

by You people hate everythingreply 3701/06/2019

I enjoyed The Ones Below but it got mixed reviews.

by You people hate everythingreply 3801/07/2019

The Possession Of Michael King is really good. It's about a man who loses his wife in a car accident so he loses his faith in God and wants to see if something else is out there.

He consults all these satanists to show him how to invite Lucifer into his like and then all these creepy things start happening to him.

by You people hate everythingreply 3901/07/2019

It's such a shame. I thought both Hereditary and Halloween had all the ingredients to be a perfect film, but both fall short. Firstly, Michael Myers is not as scary when you throw him into a crowded neighborhood. In the original, he was often photographed by himself. Not a single frame of that film was wasted. Here, there are plenty of scenes that could have been left out or reordered and it wouldn't have made a difference. The last act relies too much on coincidence. The comedic tone doesn't really fit. The granddaughter should have been more like Laurie from the original but she doesn't really do much of anything until the very end. It was a good film in some respects, but so disappointing in how it could have been much better.

Hereditary totally collapsed at the end. Terrific film up until the last act however.

by You people hate everythingreply 4001/07/2019

R40 The two journalists don't really serve much of a purpose other than giving Michael his mask. Myers could have easily escaped the hospital with the mask.

by You people hate everythingreply 4101/07/2019

[quote] those who say that stupid assed movie with Julie Christie about some walls that shake from 1950 are pressed for horror. they probably get scared by their own shadows.

You're probably thinking of Julie Harris and the movie The Haunting.

by You people hate everythingreply 4201/07/2019

I enjoyed almost all of the movies mentioned with the exception of Happy Death Day and The Quiet Place. Some of my favorites include Night of the Living Dead, Phantasm, The Funhouse, Hellraiser, Zombie, Texas Chainsaw, Tourist Trap, etc... My horror list is endless.

by You people hate everythingreply 4301/07/2019

R40 Hereditary s major mistake was not leaving the film open to interpretation and creating that very specific ending . I think it would have been far more provocative had they implied that yes, the supernatural could be involved, but perhaps Colettes character had simply gone insane, ie had succumbed to "hereditary " mental illness. Much of the film is very good however.

by You people hate everythingreply 4401/07/2019

Paranormal Activity 3 scared the shit outta me.

by You people hate everythingreply 4501/07/2019

The Shining

by You people hate everythingreply 4601/07/2019

When I was a kid I saw quite a few movies late at night on TV that scared the living shit out of me. I don't know how well they'd hold up now:

The Legend Of Hell House

Let's Scare Jessica To Death

The Other

by You people hate everythingreply 4701/07/2019

[quote]those who say that stupid assed movie with Julie Christie about some walls that shake from 1950 are pressed for horror. they probably get scared by their own shadows.

Uh huh. If you experienced what Julie Harris and Claire Bloom experienced in "The Haunting", you'd poop your pants.

by You people hate everythingreply 4801/07/2019

Datalounge was full of threads this year of people loving both HEREDITARY and HALLOWEEN.

OP is probably just the shit-stirring, Bipolar Movie Maniac Troll.

It wouldn't accept anything less than unconditional, unanimous praise for the films. Because it's a twat.

by You people hate everythingreply 4901/07/2019

[quote]I LOVE Hellraiser 1 and 2.

[quote]I'm scared to check out that franchise because of how gory it is.

And to think you hesitated...

by You people hate everythingreply 5001/07/2019

The Endless on Netflix is really well done and acted. It’s about cults and how you can’t leave them.

by You people hate everythingreply 5101/07/2019

OP was asking about 2018, losers.

HEREDITARY was excellent; HALLOWEEN was ho-hum but one of the best of that largely shitty franchise.

Next to HEREDITARY, I think John Krasinski's A QUIET PLACE is the best horror film of the year.

THE HAUNTING OF HILL HOUSE received rave reviews and the original is a horror classic.

The SUSPIRIA remake is awesome to me -- not so much for the scares but for the bold creativity and dramatic craftsmanship. It's unlike anything you've ever seen -- including the original. You have to see it because it's such a trip. It feels like a movie from the '70s, it's so trippy and out there.

Though it's more of a character study, the final scene of MY FRIEND DAHMER gets really fucking creepy. It's an excellent movie and solidifies Alex Wolff's crown as Scream King of 2018 after his work in HEREDITARY.

Yes, BIRD BOX is mostly good, though there are more heavy-handed contrivances than it needs.

I liked HELL FEST, especially for the beefcake.

INSIDIOUS: THE LAST KEY was adequate. SUMMER OF '84 is good -- though it may give you STRANGER THINGS/ IT fatigue.

If you want to consider UPGRADE horror, then it's one of the best films of the year. But I consider it sci-fi.

by You people hate everythingreply 5201/07/2019

R35 I didn't mind it either. I think the tunnels thing rubbed a lot of fans the wrong way.

R36 I don't think Blumhouse was involved with Rob Zombie's version.

R43 what didn't you enjoy about Happy Death Day and A Quiet Place?

R50 I ain't clicking on that. I have a feeling that maggots are in the video you posted.

by You people hate everythingreply 5301/08/2019

R52 I’m watching Hell Fest right now. I don’t see any beefcake.

by You people hate everythingreply 5401/08/2019

Halloween is fantastic. It’s got a near-80% RT rating for a reason. And Blumhouse pulled off the rewrite of the century, because if they hadn’t changed that ending the film would’ve been a disaster. I would absolutely hate it with that original ending. In fact they completely changed the script so many times over the course of production that I figured we’d have a mess on our hands. They made it work, however, and that makes the movie even more impressive to me.

by You people hate everythingreply 5501/08/2019

R55 Are you talking about the ending where Michael runs away. How is that much worse than what we got? They still set up a sequel. The film definitely needed more rewrites. There were way too many characters.

by You people hate everythingreply 5601/08/2019

[quote] what didn't you enjoy about Happy Death Day and A Quiet Place?

"Happy Death Day" seemed like more of a horror/comedy made for teens and college freshmen. Very tame.

"A Quiet Place" was too tailor-made for the masses, more of a "family friendly" horror film and I felt there was too much emphasis placed on family values, unlike "Hereditary" which is the complete opposite. I felt the same way about the remake of "It" which was one of THE worst horror films I have ever seen. I've been watching horror films for years. I like most of them I see, but when I start to feel that they've been watered down for the masses or family night at the movies I immediately lose interest.

by You people hate everythingreply 5701/08/2019

Things that would have fixed Halloween for me. Obviously spoilers galore:

Get rid of the journalists. Introduce Michael at the hospital. Have Sartain play tapes of Loomis in front of Michael. Sartain helps Michael escape but gets killed in the process.

Have much more of Michael's return to Haddonfield be told from Allyson's POV, much like Laurie in the original.

Have Michael stalk his victims rather that wandering aimlessly or showing up out of nowhere.

Either remove or establish a purpose for the peripheral characters, namely Allyson's dad and boyfriend.

Have an ending where Laurie or Myers dies for real. I know this would wreck plans for a sequel but it would have been more satisfying in the context of this movie.

by You people hate everythingreply 5801/08/2019

Also you didn't need Sartain to bring Laurie and Michael together. You already had Allyson.

by You people hate everythingreply 5901/08/2019

Grave Encounters.... what a scary creepy film. If its still on Netflix, watch it

by You people hate everythingreply 6001/08/2019

Martha Marcy May Marlene

More of a psychological horror but very scary

by You people hate everythingreply 6101/08/2019

Cabin in the Woods

by You people hate everythingreply 6201/08/2019

[quote]Did you the Alexandra Aja's remake of The Hills Have Eyes?

Yeah, this was a fucking terrifying movie. I had to watch it in two parts over consecutive days it scared me so much.

by You people hate everythingreply 6301/08/2019

I liked the HILLS HAVE EYES remake much better than the original. And I'm a big Wes Craven fan.

The original is just too cheap.

by You people hate everythingreply 6401/08/2019

So, only a muscle zombie park worker shows painted beefcake in HELL FEST.

But the cast is full of cute boys and beefcake barely restrained by skin-tight T-shirts. Not to mention, it's an effective thriller.

by You people hate everythingreply 6501/08/2019

I'm sad to hear r57 isn't into horror comedies. FYI, there are plenty of great horror-comedies that are much edgier and violent for adults, such as CABIN IN THE WOODS, EVIL DEAD, BRIDE OF CHUCKY/SEED OF CHUCKY, DEAD ALIVE, BAD BIOLOGY and more.

But HAPPY DEATH DAY rocked and I can't wait for the sequel.

by You people hate everythingreply 6601/08/2019

R66 I don't mind horror comedies. I just didn't like HAPPY DEATH DAY. There's virtually no gore...and very little violence in general, especially for a movie about a girl repeatedly stabbed, shot, beat, and bludgeoned to death. I wouldn't even consider it a horror movie.

by You people hate everythingreply 6701/08/2019

R67 I don't really consider it a horror movie either. I see it as a dark comedy in the vein of Heathers and enjoy it in that respect.

by You people hate everythingreply 6801/08/2019

OP, if you like movies with a nightmarish quality and don't necessarily need gore, here's some black and white films you might want to try:

The Black Scorpion (1957) - IMO, you won't find better effects for a "giant bug" movie than this one. For it's time, some of the attack scenes are still pretty violent. Considered a remake of "Them!"

X- The Unknown (1955) - Hammer Films mix of gothic horror/sci-fi that also had some graphic for its time violence that still holds up.

Caltiki - The Immortal Monster (1959): Mario Bava's own Blob movie. Again, really graphic for its time.

You said you didn't want classics. None of these are The Haunting, but they're very good in their own right.

by You people hate everythingreply 6901/08/2019

While not strictly horror, I thought Overlord was one of the best movies of the year. Don't let the trailers fool you. The movie is unsettling in parts. The action is great too. The opening helicopter sequence was one of the most exciting sequences I've seen in the theater in years.

by You people hate everythingreply 7001/08/2019

Well then you must have been scared shitless by 1 and 2, R45, because they were all the same unscary fucking movie.

by You people hate everythingreply 7101/08/2019

I think the Fourth Kind with Milla Jovovich doesn't get enough credit. I thought it was brilliant! Perhaps the best horror film of the last decade.

Speaking of horror comedies, I really enjoyed Happy Death Day and Mama.

by You people hate everythingreply 7201/08/2019

Mama wasn't a comedy.

by You people hate everythingreply 7301/08/2019

R73 are you kidding? It was hilarious, perhaps unintentionally.

by You people hate everythingreply 7401/08/2019

R61 I mostly found that movie depression more than anything.

by You people hate everythingreply 7501/08/2019

*depressing

by You people hate everythingreply 7601/08/2019

R64 The original HIlls Have Eyes still holds up rather well. The ending with the dog is a bit goofy but overall its still very intense. The remake is more technically competent but I wouldn't say it's much better than the original. All the scenes that Aja took from the original were done just as well the first time around. Last House on the Left, on the other hand, doesn't hold up that well at all.

by You people hate everythingreply 7701/08/2019

Naw, Hills Have Eyes '77 was cheap.

The remake had much richer production values, monster and makeup design, direction and story development.

by You people hate everythingreply 7801/08/2019

What is wrong with horror comedies is hard to do comedy and horror at the same time and few directors can pull it off like in Happy Death Day you knew it was going to start over.

R52 although I didn’t agree with you about Hell Fest (did get better towards the end ) I did like My Friend Dahmer a film I avoided until now there was real suspense when he kept asking his friend to come inside for a beer. I knew the friend was based on the guy who did the comic book but I still thought he could die. I also was surprised how gay it was with two classic gay porn situations. A doctor’s examine and picking up a hitchhiker that looks like a super model. I wonder how much really happened.

by You people hate everythingreply 7901/09/2019

Horror movies today have no real scares anymore, they are "jump" scares, all quiet than BOOM music cue. It's tiresome.

by You people hate everythingreply 8001/09/2019

The remake of "Hills Have Eyes" relied too much on overly gross makeups for the mutants. There was nothing believable at all about the mutations in that movie.

by You people hate everythingreply 8101/09/2019

[QUOTE]Horror movies today have no real scares anymore, they are "jump" scares, all quiet than BOOM music cue. It's tiresome.

Well James Wan does a masterful job of it with those Conjuring movies. It’s more than a jump scare, he does a lot of work setting things up in your mind to make you dread what’s coming. And you actually care for the characters in these movies, something that’s very hard to do. If it was just about loud noises then anybody could do it.

by You people hate everythingreply 8201/09/2019

Yeah, except those Conjuring movies suck. The first one, where the mother gets possessed, was one of the biggest laughs I had in a long time.

by You people hate everythingreply 8301/09/2019

I haven't seen The Conjuring movies but I watched the scene with nun. And if I were Vera Farmiga, there is no fucking way I would follow it.

by You people hate everythingreply 8401/09/2019

I miss the old days of Chucky and Omen.

by You people hate everythingreply 8501/09/2019

The Conjuring movies are supposed to be derivative, but they are well made and came out at a time when not a lot of those films were being produced. Plus, they appeal to a lot of non horror fans who can't stomach any gore. That said, Insidious was the best of these by a large margin.

by You people hate everythingreply 8601/09/2019

R86 Yes on Insidious. I liked the sequel too. I'll never forget the sequence where the tiny Tim song plays while rose byrnes character is right outside the house. Genuinely creepy.

by You people hate everythingreply 8701/09/2019

We have some disingenuous contrarians on this thread -- probably the same maniac who played rote devil's advocate on the HALLOWEEN threads.

by You people hate everythingreply 8801/10/2019

Yeah, the Conjuring movies are instant classics. Universally praised. The only way you might not enjoy them is if you watched the films in broad daylight on a little TV screen or if you’re strictly a slasher fan and can’t appreciate other horror fare.

by You people hate everythingreply 8901/10/2019

You guys are really ignorant if you thought "not a lot of those films were being produced" when CONJURING came out.

Blum started with like, 7 PARANORMAL ACTIVITY movies that involved mediums before he churned out the CONJURING and INSIDIOUS spin-offs.

Plus, there was a new exorcism movie every month coming out back then.

by You people hate everythingreply 9001/10/2019

Yeah, whoever made that statement was wrong. But the Conjuring films are a cut above the rest. Well directed with great story telling. That’s what separated them from the pack. A lot of those other movies really are nothing but a series of jump scares, which someone accused the Conjuring of being (but they’re wrong).

by You people hate everythingreply 9101/10/2019

The Conjuring films are reminiscent of the movies from the 70s and 80s like The Entity, Poltergiest, and The Amityville Horror. The PA films are part of the found footage genre. They aren't that similar. In fact, they came around the time when found footage was waning in popularity.

by You people hate everythingreply 9201/10/2019

R88 Halloween was good but it should have been great given the talent in front of and behind the camera.

by You people hate everythingreply 9301/10/2019

I'm loving the Conjuring/Annabelle/Nun series of movies. The Warrens used to lecture around where I'd grown up and I find them fascinating, charlatans but still interesting. I also liked that they worked backwards largely as have most successful horror series of late.

Paranormal Activity is another example, as is the Insidious series.

The Saw franchise was well done for a series that started from pennies and a prayer to blowing up the box office.

Also, thought Unfriended was strangely interesting, totally didn't expect to get into that one but it was oddly engaging.

Theres all of the recent horror I have seen, and enjoyed.

As far as remakes Rob Zombies Halloween 1 was good, too much origin on Michael and the sequel was crap.

by You people hate everythingreply 9401/10/2019

I don't understand the critical bashing of the Unfriended movies. I thought both were excellent.

by You people hate everythingreply 9501/10/2019

When the first Unfriended came out, people said it was crap. However, when the second one came out, people were saying it wasn't as good as the first. Strange reception.

by You people hate everythingreply 9601/10/2019

They meant that it was an even bigger piece of crap.

by You people hate everythingreply 9701/10/2019

Why aren't hoards of reporters following Mitch McConnell's every move making his life miserable?

by You people hate everythingreply 9801/10/2019

As far as the Suspiria remake goes, a few thoughts without giving away too many spoilers...

- Dakota Johnson and Mia Goth were absolutely outstanding in this, and the cameo by Jessica Harper was delightful. - Tilda Swinton was amazing as usual, but her performance as a male was horribly distracting with all that makeup. - As far as comparison's to Argento's use of color, this film more or less chickened out by going all drab like that. The ending only slightly attempts to go into full on Argento mode in terms of lighting.

by You people hate everythingreply 9901/10/2019

Hostel is one of the best scary movies that I have ever watched

by You people hate everythingreply 10001/10/2019

But nothing beats A Nightmare on Elm Street.

by You people hate everythingreply 10101/10/2019

Fright Night

The Birds

Psycho

The Hitcher ( original, with Rutger Hauer)

by You people hate everythingreply 10201/10/2019

Recently, I'd say The Invitation was pretty intense. I wasn't expecting much, but it's one of the best and most classic horror films I've seen in years. I was on the edge of my seat the entire time.

Get Out, while overhyped (it's pretty much The Stepford Wives meets The Skeleton Key, so if this deserves Oscar noms, so do those), was pretty solid.

I really love the Malevolence trilogy. They're some of the closest things I've seen to capturing the feel of the original Halloween (David Gordon Green and Danny McBride should have watched these and taken some notes).

I loved Hereditary, but I do think the last 5-10 minutes sorta put a damper on things. Everything seems wrapped up so neatly and it turns into one of those made for TV 70's Satanic panic movies.

The Unfriended movies are shockingly fun and do some creative things with their concepts. I also really enjoyed The Neon Demon (but it's very style over substance). There was a no budget indie I stumbled upon on Amazon a few months ago called Blessed Are the Children that really creeped me out. It's really rough around the edges and some of the acting isn't great, but it actually surprised me and I can't tell you how rare that is these days. It's about religious fanatics that go after women who have gotten abortions (and their friends/family/boyfriends/etc.) I even jumped a few times, which I rarely do anymore. Still, your enjoyment will depend on your tolerance for super low budget movies and all that comes with them.

If we're talking older movies, you can't go wrong with The Haunting, Repulsion, Rosemary's Baby, The Sentinel, The Stepford Wives, Halloween, Carnival of Souls, Let's Scare Jessica To Death, Silent Scream, The Burning, Candyman, Scream, Trilogy of Terror, My Bloody Valentine, A Nightmare on Elm Street, Sleepaway Camp, Carrie, Dressed to Kill, Visiting Hours, etc. All very good (and even creepy/scary) movies.

by You people hate everythingreply 10301/10/2019

Just want to put a recommendation down for The Clovehitch Killer. I literally gasped out loud a few times. Very well done with an ending that will inspire lots of discussion.

by You people hate everythingreply 10401/10/2019

Body Snatchers....the 1993 version that takes place on an army base....with Meg Tilly and Billy Wirth.....I watched it yesterday and forgot how good it actually was.

by You people hate everythingreply 10501/10/2019

R 103 Other than your views on Halloween 2018 (LOVED IT, and I love it more with each viewing) I agree with all of your choices. I COMPLETELY agree about Hereditary (I actually found it as frightening in tone as The Exorcist, but didn't love the ending)

Loved that you mentioned Visiting Hours starring the lovely Lee Grant!!!

And frankly, The Stepford Wives (Original) has some of my favorite scenes in film history, not just horror films. Especially the scene with Joanna and her psychiatrist- I find it to be one of the most effectively done scenes I have ever watched. Very surprised at the lack of respect for The Stepford Wives on a film level.

by You people hate everythingreply 10601/10/2019

Has no one screamed that that piece of shit "House of the Devil" is the scariest thing ever yet? The undemanding usually do.

by You people hate everythingreply 10701/10/2019

r103 is pretty clueless about HEREDITARY.

It's not about Satan or real demons at all. It's about schizophrenia patients, like THE BABADOOK, and it's brilliant.

by You people hate everythingreply 10801/10/2019

As Above So Below/Sinister/The Ruins

by You people hate everythingreply 10901/10/2019

The Ruins is ridiculous camp.

I don't want to spoil it for people, but there's this moment when they find a peculiar noisemaker and I busted out laughing.

by You people hate everythingreply 11001/10/2019

JESUS, R103!!! Are you back again!!!!???? The writer-director has stated WITHOUT A DOUBT that "Hereditary" is actually about demons and that everything you see on the screen is happening, it is not made up in someone's mind or representative of anything. Accept it and get on with your life.

by You people hate everythingreply 11101/10/2019

What did R103 say that was so bad R111?

Oh shit, and I want to agree with R103 that The Invitation was awesome. That was one of the best surprise good movies I have seen in years. It really delivers.

Its the same woman who directed Destroyer, I think

by You people hate everythingreply 11201/10/2019

Whoops, R112! The tirade at R111 was for R108. Mea Culpa. When "Hereditary" was discussed earlier (months ago) there was a poster who insisted continuously that it was all symbolic of mental illness even though he was given links to interviews with the writer/director stating that it is a straight up horror movie and that what you see is what you get-nothing is symbolic of anything. It's annoying that he's still pushing that garbage and then acting like he has some insight when he is totally in the wrong.

by You people hate everythingreply 11301/10/2019

Actually I think it would be a better movie if the nut was right but the director has said everything we see on the screen is actually happening.

by You people hate everythingreply 11401/10/2019

I don’t like the genre and feel as if these movies fall flat with me generally. The only one I’ve ever liked or connected with is barely-a-horror Fangoria-tribute BRAINSCAN with young Eddie Furlong alongside Frank Langhella & T. Ryder Smith.

It’s more slightly-offputting and schlocky than scary at all, but I find it curious enough to repeat-watch. The premise and some of the devices are strangely prescient now, like a voice-command computer-phone system Furlong’s character has.

Aptly this film’s lead character chiefs a horror movie appreciation fanclub, who in Act 1 convene to see a fake grindhouse called DEATH, DEATH, DEATH Pt. II.

by You people hate everythingreply 11501/10/2019

Nicole has once again latched on to a director who hasn’t repeated the success of their first picture. Everything I read about Destroyer is meh.

There is a scene in The Inivation that I can’t stop thinking about. At the dinner party they are shown a creepy video and a recently tenured college professor is uncomfortable and wants to go home. They try to talk her out of it she still leaves. She is in the process of driving away she is smart to know to leave but not smart enough to lock her door when someone who has confessed to going to jail for killing his wife. You see the man open her door and that's it. We have to use our imagination to what happened.

by You people hate everythingreply 11601/10/2019

I thought Hereditary was a great slow burn that could have gone in the direction of "it's all in her head", but the last 10 minutes made it abundantly clear it wasn't in her head. It's like Rosemary's Baby in that respect. It really could have been a woman going insane, but the finale shows that she was right all along.

by You people hate everythingreply 11701/10/2019

That scene in The Invitation has haunted me, too. Such a truly creepy, unnerving movie. My stomach was in my throat the entire time.

by You people hate everythingreply 11801/10/2019

R117 I wish they had made it in her head or at least left it up to interpretation. The film is a lot lesser because of it, not only because it explains too much, but because the explanation itself is utterly ridiculous. It's not often where I end up watching a film and am absolutely riveted throughout the majority of its runtime but then leave the theater feeling ambivalent.

by You people hate everythingreply 11901/10/2019

I'm genuinely surprised a lot of mainstream audiences didn't like Hereditary, because the ending seemed geared towards them more than the arthouse crowd. It was this really moody, creepy, brilliantly acted, and haunted film for almost 2 hrs and then it drops the ball in the last 5/10 minutes and becomes the complete opposite of what it's been for the previous 2 hrs. I was disappointed, but it's still one of the most disturbing and horrific movies I've seen in years. I haven't been able to get it out of my head since I saw it in June and that rarely ever happens, so it did something right.

I'm honestly trying to think about what a better ending would have been for that movie. It feels like they came up with it on the spot or something. Can anyone else figure out a better ending? I'm having a hard time thinking of a more interesting and ambiguous wrap up.

by You people hate everythingreply 12001/10/2019

We’ll keep the part the creepy sister takes over her brothers body. Toni sees her son floating to the attic she runs to her husband who is dead. She tries to flee until someone from behind her gives her a shot. She wakes up to what appears to be a hospital and restrained to the bed. A doctor is lying to her and he leaves to talk to a concerned Ann Dowd. The end.

by You people hate everythingreply 12101/10/2019

Im pleasantly surprised to see so many other posters mention The Invitation. For some reason I had the impression that very few people saw it. I love films that capture the beauty and creepiness of California. That last scene when you realize how widespread involvement with the cult was ,is pretty crazy.

by You people hate everythingreply 12201/10/2019

R121 I'm not r120 but I think that your version would have been a better ending. There is much in the film that suggests psychological causes of everything that happens so the ending was kind of left field. There were so many intense and shocking moments. I really believed that Colettes character had simply gone nuts. There is a scene in the hallway where she is babbling hysterically to her husband (Gabriel Byrne ) and I really thought during that moment that it was clear that the character was supposed to be crazy. I also thought during that scene that Gabriel Byrnes character was about to beat the living crap out of her. Just something about the expression on his face.

by You people hate everythingreply 12301/10/2019

Some good ones in recent years: "Super Dark Times". "They Look Like People". "I Am Not A Serial Killer". "Triangle". "The Endless" (and it's original film "Resolution"). "The Descent". "The Void". "Hold The Dark". "Black Mountain Side". "YellowBrickRoad". "Dead Snow". "Dead Snow 2".

by You people hate everythingreply 12401/10/2019

Oh, and "Creep" and "Creep 2"!

by You people hate everythingreply 12501/10/2019

Super Dark Times is a good film but I don’t know about it being a horor film.

by You people hate everythingreply 12601/10/2019

[Quote] The Saw franchise was well done for a series that started from pennies and a prayer to blowing up the box office.

They should've stopped after the third. The first movie doesn't really hold up.

[Quote] Also, thought Unfriended was strangely interesting, totally didn't expect to get into that one but it was oddly engaging.

I missed out on some info when i saw it at the movies (like Laura's uncle). It really was made for viewing on a laptop.

[Quote] Fright Night

I hope you mean the original and not the remake.

[Quote] Body Snatchers....the 1993 version that takes place on an army base....with Meg Tilly and Billy Wirth.....I watched it yesterday and forgot how good it actually was.

Even if it was the most terrible horror movie on the earth, i would still watch it because Billy Wirth was so hot in it lol

[Quote] And frankly, The Stepford Wives (Original) has some of my favorite scenes in film history, not just horror films.

I haven't seen the original but i can't believe how much they botched up the remake with Nicole K.

[Quote] The Ruins is ridiculous camp.

The Ruins was more gross than scary.

[Quote] There is a scene in The Inivation that I can’t stop thinking about. At the dinner party they are shown a creepy video and a recently tenured college professor is uncomfortable and wants to go home. They try to talk her out of it she still leaves.

I don't understand why she was the only one wanting to leave after that particular scene. And there's an article on Bloody Disgusting about her fate.

by You people hate everythingreply 12701/11/2019

Here’s the link. It doesn’t really explain anything I didn’t know although they did film a scene what happened to Claire. The scene reminded me of Tom Skerritt in Alien.

by You people hate everythingreply 12801/11/2019

It sucks that Karyn Kusama is only now starting to take off. I didn't think Aeon Flux was [italic]that[/italic] bad. And i quite enjoyed Jennifer's Body.

I've been wanting to check out Brainscan for ages. It sounds more funny than scary.

by You people hate everythingreply 12901/11/2019

R129 dude BRAINSCAN is hilarious.

If you need some good chucks check out the We Hate Movies Podcast commentary for the movie. It’s an MST3K-style breakdown of everything wrong with it, and it’s glorious. My favorite Bit is either the gag about the villain Trickster having an offscreen Intern named Jeremy who mails out trial CDROMs to unsuspecting households, or Unemployed Frank Langhella turning to PD work as a side gig.

by You people hate everythingreply 13001/11/2019

I thought Flatliners and The Possession of Hannah Grace were really good.

by You people hate everythingreply 13101/11/2019

R130 Way ahead of you. I already listen to their podcast and Brainscan is one of my faves. The Jeremy bits were great.

by You people hate everythingreply 13201/11/2019

I just remembered another great horror comedy - M. Night Shyamalan's The Visit. Who else loved it?

by You people hate everythingreply 13301/11/2019

R133 i enjoyed it. And i hadn't bothered with any of M Night's other movies since Signs.

by You people hate everythingreply 13401/11/2019

Going to ignore the classics, but of the recent ones The Conjuring series is one of the best. Yeah the possession at the end of it was over the top, but what possession scene isn't? If you're going to knock it for that, then you have to knock Exorcist for the spinning head/bile scene too, right?

I will say that the Nun didn't do it for me, and Conjuring 2 wasn't all that great.

Insidious was good, but again the last one wasn't as good. I think both series are becoming dangerously close to jumping the shark.

Cabin in the woods, IMO was a great horror film with comedy AND a great premise of free will/determination underneath the top layer. That puts it immediately at the top of most horror films which brings no intellectual discussion/emotional aspect to it.

Drag Me to Hell was good in the old campy 80s style (no surprise, since it was done by Raimi).

Train to Busan is also a good zombie flick, probably the best of any modern zombie movies that's been released in the last couple of decades.

The original Saw and Sixth Sense (if we go a bit further back) are one of the newer "classics".

by You people hate everythingreply 13501/11/2019

I loved The clovehitch Killer. This is Dylan McDermott’s best performance. I guess we are to assume the last intended victim goes anlong with what the son and Nancy Drew does to the father.

by You people hate everythingreply 13601/11/2019

[Quote] Cabin in the woods, IMO was a great horror film with comedy AND a great premise of free will/determination underneath the top layer. That puts it immediately at the top of most horror films which brings no intellectual discussion/emotional aspect to it.

Bradley Whitford is great! The mermaid scene always cracks me up.

by You people hate everythingreply 13701/11/2019

r137 Richard Jenkins and Whitford were great. The gambling aspect, though tongue in cheek, was great. Really there's so many different layers on the film that deals with current social interactions/behavior.

by You people hate everythingreply 13801/11/2019

"We Are Still Here" was also quite good.

by You people hate everythingreply 13901/11/2019

I love Cabin in the Woods. What a terrific, original horror.

by You people hate everythingreply 14001/11/2019

Then why didn't you link to a legit media report quoting the director saying so "without a doubt," r111?

Are you the idiot from the HEREDITARY thread who carried on for 100 posts denying the possibility of hallucinations in HEREDITARY because you were too embarrassed to admit you're cinematically illiterate?

Don't lie to cover up your faults. Prove it, bitch!

by You people hate everythingreply 14101/11/2019

r113 is lying.

There are no links in the original HEREDITARY threads from any creative people who authored HEREDITARY ruling out a medical explanation for the events.

Nor anywhere on the internet.

R113 is a basic bitch who has no knowledge of medicine who I embarrassed in the thread, and she's STILL trying to save face, all these months later.

Read the original thread -- NO STATEMENTS FROM ARI ASTER.

by You people hate everythingreply 14201/11/2019

I’m the one who provided link in another thread. I’m not going to do it again. The director doesn’t have to say without a doubt you are wrong. He may change his mind for the sequel since most hate the ending. Get over it.

I rented Pledge a highly rated by RT horror movie. All it was a frat of psychos who terrorized some new pledges. The lead characters were unattractive and only one character was good looking and not one of the bad guys. Movie was no fun and I don’t recommend it.

by You people hate everythingreply 14301/11/2019

I indeed posted a link from the director. I don’t know what thread but I did and I’m going to do it again. Think what you want. Maybe the mother character isn’t the only one who needs to go to a mental hospital.

by You people hate everythingreply 14401/11/2019

Not going to do it again

by You people hate everythingreply 14501/11/2019

145 posts and nobody mentioned the modern classic Jeepers Creepers?

by You people hate everythingreply 14601/11/2019

Jeepers Creepers (creepy pedo writer/director notwithstanding) was terrifying for about the first hour. I thought it got silly once he turned into a winged creature. I hated the sequel. Still, that first hour was genuinely bone chilling.

Karyn Kusama has been on my watch list since Jennifer's Body (which I adored) and The Invitation was just plain masterful. Looking forward to Destroyer. I hope she keeps it up, because she's insanely talented.

by You people hate everythingreply 14701/11/2019

Agree with R124, The Descent and Super Dark Times are pretty good.

by You people hate everythingreply 14801/11/2019

I love Cabin in the Woods; the bored bureaucrats doing the Devil's work just seemed perfect.

I liked the Devil's Backbone. Granted, it's less a traditional "horror" movie and more about the Spanish Civil War, but the beginning monologue about what's a ghost was very well done.

by You people hate everythingreply 14901/11/2019

I liked Devil....with Logan Marshall-Green

by You people hate everythingreply 15001/11/2019

The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari. It's so artistic and strange.

by You people hate everythingreply 15101/11/2019

I had a few problems with Cabin in the Woods mostly why would the bureaucrats be acting like they were presiding over a football game but in fact the fate of the world was at risk ?

by You people hate everythingreply 15201/11/2019

The classic Alien and the more recent Ex Machina are two of my favorite sci-fi horror films. Both way better than Jason X.

by You people hate everythingreply 15301/11/2019

Probably won't get much love here, but I loved / hated Event Horizon. I went in expecting some regular sci-fi movie, and then it turns into this gory supernatural death-fest with people pulling out their own eyeballs.

by You people hate everythingreply 15401/11/2019

Ex Machina was wack. I’m glad I saw it for free and didn’t pay for it. Jason X is a way better movie than that garbage. I’ll probably never see Ex Machina again but I watch Jason X during Friday the 13th marathons all the time. It’s fun.

by You people hate everythingreply 15501/11/2019

Joshua with Sam Rockwell and Vera Farmiga. Seriously underrated, and leaves a lot open to interpretation. I think it deserves more of a cult following, it's a very good and provocative film.

by You people hate everythingreply 15601/11/2019

R152

Because it was a routine for them. It was nothing special. Hence their betting game, party, tequila, etc. I think it was a nice touch. Loved this aspecf of the movie. This boredom of evil.

by You people hate everythingreply 15701/11/2019

The Sentinel. And when I want bat shit crazy The Manitou

by You people hate everythingreply 15801/11/2019

For Horror Comedy (or more properly RomZomCom), Shaun of the Dead. As well as Cabin in the Woods.

28 Days Later

[rec]

Haute Tension (even though the ending was ludicrous)

A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night (sort of French New Wave Horror)-too bad the director didn’t do anything else of note

May

We Are What We Are (Mexican version)

I hated the ending of Hereditary, starting at the please please please please scène. It’s a bad Mephisto Waltz.

My classics are Carpenter’s The Thing, American Werewolf in London, original Fright Night, Dead Alive

While it’s not a horror movie, the Korean Old Boy illicits more shocks, dread and tension than most horror films.

Glad to see the love for the first Saw, the Insidious franchise and the Conjuring franchise.

by You people hate everythingreply 15901/11/2019

Thank you to those who recommended The Invitation and The Clovehitch Killer, I just watched both and they were really well done.

by You people hate everythingreply 16001/11/2019

The horror film genre in Hollywood needs a renaissance as its become very predictable with an increasing number of horror films indistinguishable from comedy films IE unintentionally funny.

by You people hate everythingreply 16101/11/2019

This scene from Jeepers Creepers still freaks me out. I didn't mind the sequel. I haven't checked out the third movie. Is it any good?

by You people hate everythingreply 16201/11/2019

[Quote] Both way better than Jason X.

Most horror movies are but i'll still take it over part 9.

[Quote] Probably won't get much love here, but I loved / hated Event Horizon.

I think i lasted 5 minutes before turning it off. I was too chicken shit to continue.

[Quote] Joshua with Sam Rockwell and Vera Farmiga.

That movie pissed me off.

by You people hate everythingreply 16301/12/2019

Audition. Terrific japanese horror. Highly recommended.

Also original The Ring - japanese Ringu. For me it was much scarier than american version.

by You people hate everythingreply 16401/12/2019

Has anyone checked out that Ring vs Grudge movie??

by You people hate everythingreply 16501/12/2019

[QUOTE] I haven't checked out the third movie. Is it any good?

Not at all.

by You people hate everythingreply 16601/12/2019

The Exorcist.

Rosemary's Baby

CLASSICS!

by You people hate everythingreply 16701/12/2019

The Sentinel is a good one. That movie scared the shit out of me. There's some camp sprinkled in there (like Beverly D'Angelo as the mute lesbian who just randomly and angrily masturbates in front of random house guests), but it's a strange, disturbing little movie. The scene where the lead encounters the corpse of her father in the middle of the night is one of the scariest sequences I've ever seen.

by You people hate everythingreply 16801/12/2019

Alice Sweet Alice is a terrific movie that a lot of people don't talk about. Lots of Catholic guilt, repression, and a dash of Italian giallo even though it was shot in New Jersey. It's a hard movie to get out of your head after you've seen it.

The Redeemer (a.k.a. Class Reunion Massacre) is pretty wild if you like your horror movies on the surreal side. The set up sounds normal enough (a group of former classmates are invited to a class reunion at their abandoned high school, but it turns out to be a clever ruse to get them alone and kill them off, one by one), but I really can't explain to you how crazy this movie gets. It's like being stuck in someone's nightmare. The killer wears all these weird disguises and is so over the top that you really do feel like he just broke out of a mental ward somewhere. It must been seen to be believed.

Last time I checked, both movies were on Amazon Prime. I can't vouch for the quality of the prints they're using since they seem to have sorta slipped into semi-public domain and no one can locate a decent print of either of them.

by You people hate everythingreply 16901/12/2019

I do have a soft spot for the Original Blair Witch project film from 1999.

by You people hate everythingreply 17001/12/2019

R170

I think it's a great horror movie. Classic.

by You people hate everythingreply 17101/12/2019

r171 Did you like the more recent one ?2016 I think ?Or did it lose some of its amateur or novice non mainstream charm?

by You people hate everythingreply 17201/12/2019

REC - the Spanish version

by You people hate everythingreply 17301/12/2019

R172

I didnt like the recent one. And i didnt like any of the sequels. Only like the original. Re watched it couple of months ago and it still scared the hell out of me.

I don't remember much about recent one, but it had the same problem as many modern horror movies. It showed too much. Too much gore, too much special effects, etc.

by You people hate everythingreply 17401/12/2019

The Innocents

by You people hate everythingreply 17501/12/2019

The Changeling

by You people hate everythingreply 17601/12/2019

Yes r174 It is like they are trying too hard and losing authenticity in the process and creative originality.

by You people hate everythingreply 17701/12/2019

Primer was really frightening imo - maybe more "Sci Fi"

by You people hate everythingreply 17801/12/2019

The Innocents and Carnival of Souls always give me a serious case of the heebie jeebies.

by You people hate everythingreply 17901/12/2019

I thought the Sci Fi horror film Life starring Jake G and Ryan Reynolds was pretty good and very unnervingly gory in parts.

by You people hate everythingreply 18001/12/2019

It's cheesy but the original Subspecies has a place in my heart, I love how it was filmed in actual ruins in eastern Euro locations. It made me want to take a girl's trip to Transylvania and sleep in a haunted convent, at the very least.

by You people hate everythingreply 18101/12/2019

I just watched this British film called THE LITTLE STRANGER, starring Domhnall Gleason, Ruth Wilson, and Charlotte Rampling about some strange goings on at a post-WWII upper class mansion. It's based on a book by Sarah Waters, author of the lesbian classic TIPPING THE VELVET.

Didn't read the book, but the film is disappointing not really because its a very slow burn, but because the two main characters are rather dull and dreary, and the film is more of a metaphor of the crumbling of the traditional upper classes after that war and the rise of middle/working class. Not really a thriller in the traditional sense, though the coming attractions certainly sold it that way. The director is the guy who made ROOM.

The first CONJURING is a lot of fun, but the second one is overlong and wears out its welcome.

THE INNOCENTS is a masterpiece.

by You people hate everythingreply 18201/12/2019

I love too many to list. But recently I've been thinking about how franchises I love, like Saw and Final Destination. I think all their movies are fun because the their formulas just work, every time. There hasn't been a new Final Destination movie in a while so I googled if one's coming up, and unfortunately, the series may have ended for good because FD were too expensive. The elaborate crash scene that opens one of them took 5 weeks to shoot and cost 20 million. Most horror movies can be made for far less, so FD movies can't compete anymore.

by You people hate everythingreply 18301/12/2019

I really enjoyed the Final Destination movies except the 4th one. I think it was the 4th one. It was in 3D and the big inciting incident was at a Nascar game or something. For some reason, it just didn't have the magic of the others. I remember the 5th one being a good return to form and a nice way to end the franchise.

by You people hate everythingreply 18401/12/2019

R184 is my Horror Spirit Twin. I was thinking to today after reading about the reboot coming of Final Destination, that I loved them all but that Nascar one!!

by You people hate everythingreply 18501/12/2019

I'm a big fan of bad horror movies, modern and old, any recommendations?

by You people hate everythingreply 18601/12/2019

R186, any Mexican horror film featuring an Aztec mummy will do.

by You people hate everythingreply 18701/12/2019

Yeah, I'm just reading Final Destination wiki page and apparently there was a reboot just announced. It was the black guy who plays the coroner in all the movies, who recently said he doubted there would be another sequel because of the expense. I don't think I've seen the amusement park one (3) or the Nascar (4) one yet. #5 was the only one that gets a fresh review on Rotten Tomatoes (62%,) but really these kinds of movies are critic-proof if you love the concept.

by You people hate everythingreply 18801/12/2019

Zodiac is the only movie that has scared me within the last 15 years.

by You people hate everythingreply 18901/12/2019

Zodiac puts me to sleep.

by You people hate everythingreply 19001/12/2019

I'm curious about the upcoming Velvet Buzzsaw with Jake Gyllenhaal. The trailer looks promising.

by You people hate everythingreply 19101/12/2019

[quote]Hostel is one of the best scary movies that I have ever watched

Silly boring torture porn.

by You people hate everythingreply 19201/12/2019

[quote]I'm curious about the upcoming Velvet Buzzsaw with Jake Gyllenhaal. The trailer looks promising.

Why? Christ, You just saw the whole movie in the trailer. Who ever OK'd that should be fired.

by You people hate everythingreply 19301/12/2019

Jeepers Creepers

by You people hate everythingreply 19401/12/2019

I'm surprised the 5th Final Destination is the only one with a high-ish score. It seems like most horror fans loved the first two and the last one the most. Some like 3 (I liked it) and most people who have any taste whatsoever despise 4. It really was THAT bad.

by You people hate everythingreply 19501/12/2019

R193 I know right? But I want to see more than the 2 minute summary shown in the trailer. Lately, all the horror movies I've seen have been so unoriginal and disappointing. I'm craving a good horror film. Hope this one doesn't disappoint.

by You people hate everythingreply 19601/12/2019

Lots of critics hate practically all horror movies, and many of the rest have a bias against them. So I consider any horror movie that gets anywhere near a fresh rating to have gotten rave reviews.

by You people hate everythingreply 19701/12/2019

i thought, "Raw" (it's a French film with a female director) was a decent film:

by You people hate everythingreply 19801/12/2019

[quote]those who say that stupid assed movie with Julie Christie about some walls that shake from 1950 are pressed for horror. they probably get scared by their own shadows.

Are you thinking about REPULSION by Polanski (1965) starring Catherine Deneuve? I thought it was horrifying as shit, with these hands coming through the walls.

THE HAUNTING, with Claire Bloom and Julie Harris, also in B&W, was equally horrifying.

by You people hate everythingreply 19901/12/2019

It's very pulpy, and the interstitials are HORRIBLE, but V/H/S has some great segments (I particularly love, "Amateur Night"):

by You people hate everythingreply 20001/12/2019

I wouldn’t recommend Await Further Instructions a highly RT rated film that proves the system isn’t always right. First you think you are watching a extremely small budget film until the end they must have used all the money. Second TV plays a big part in this and a 2018 film should have a flat panel. Third the ending is unsatisfacting.

by You people hate everythingreply 20101/12/2019

[quote] This scene from Jeepers Creepers still freaks me out. I didn't mind the sequel. I haven't checked out the third movie. Is it any good?

It's not as bad as everyone is saying. It's clearly not meant to be a standalone film because a lot of it feels unresolved.

by You people hate everythingreply 20201/12/2019

I hate slashed films. I only like a good ghost stories and the ghost must never win.

by You people hate everythingreply 20301/12/2019

Has anyone seen The Poughkeepsie Tapes? It's supposed to be really disturbing.

by You people hate everythingreply 20401/12/2019

R204

I saw it. It's disturbing for sure. But kind of pointless.

by You people hate everythingreply 20501/12/2019

R205 think I'll give it a miss then.

by You people hate everythingreply 20601/13/2019

R206

No, you should check it out. I am very critical horror fan, but i remembered this movie. It's not a masterpiece, but it's good. And very disturbing.

by You people hate everythingreply 20701/13/2019

Btw, truly disturbing horror is french Martyrs. Torture porn, bleak and unbearable.

by You people hate everythingreply 20801/13/2019

Haven't seen Martyrs yet but [italic]this[/italic] sounds tamer by comparison.

by You people hate everythingreply 20901/13/2019

[quote]Alice Sweet Alice is a terrific movie that a lot of people don't talk about. Lots of Catholic guilt, repression, and a dash of Italian giallo even though it was shot in New Jersey. It's a hard movie to get out of your head after you've seen it.

I second this recommendation. I watched it again recently and it was still as unsettling to me as when I saw it as a kid.

I love movies like Stir of Echoes and Mothman Prophecies, which are more unsettling and less about slashing people up.

by You people hate everythingreply 21001/13/2019

I like to think that, if I can still remember at least one or two scary/disturbing scenes from a horror movie years later, it's probably a pretty damn good horror movie. I remember Alice Sweet Alice and there are at least 3 or 4 scenes in there that I'll never forget. That's a good horror movie for me.

What about Demons, the Italian horror movie? I saw that at a young age and it scared the shit out of me. It's less scary these days, but it's entertaining and atmospheric as hell.

by You people hate everythingreply 21101/13/2019

Ah yesss, how could I forget, "Session 9"?

by You people hate everythingreply 21201/13/2019

Unfriended and its sequel Dark Web both got fresh ratings on Rotten Tomatoes. Not brilliant, but definitely quality horror.

by You people hate everythingreply 21301/13/2019

Happy Death Day is getting a sequel! YESSSS!

by You people hate everythingreply 21401/13/2019

Don’t think Dark Web got a good rating at RT. Might hav gotten a high 50.

R209 that looks like the American remake. I haven’t seen it but heard it doesn’t compare to French version which I have seen and loved.

by You people hate everythingreply 21501/13/2019

I highly recommend the Norwegian supernatural film Thelma (2017).

by You people hate everythingreply 21601/13/2019

R186 April Fools Day, the original the House on Sorority Row (Eileen Davidson), Tales From the Darkside (both movie &TV show are amazingly bad), Demon Night, Village of the Damned remake, House of 1000 Corpses and another remake, Mothers Day.

by You people hate everythingreply 21701/13/2019

I love the original House on Sorority Row! That's a great movie. Probably the classiest slasher flick right alongside Happy Birthday To Me and Hell Night.

by You people hate everythingreply 21801/13/2019

R218, I do too, especially when Eileen's character rips the condom open with her teeth, but its sooo bad its GOOD. JMO

by You people hate everythingreply 21901/13/2019

I liked Oculus, I thought it was good scary fun. Written and directed by Mike Flanagan, the same guy who directed The Haunting if Hill House and staring a DL fave, Brenton Thwaites

by You people hate everythingreply 22001/13/2019

R215 it's not a remake but it's from the same person who did Martyrs.

by You people hate everythingreply 22101/13/2019

'Eden Lake' because it's the only film which actually scares me.

'El Orfanato/The Orphanage' because it's a beautiful film.

by You people hate everythingreply 22201/13/2019

I wish they had gone with a different ending for Unfriended.

by You people hate everythingreply 22301/13/2019

[quote] those who say that stupid assed movie with Julie Christie about some walls that shake from 1950 are pressed for horror.

Do people still say "pressed" in whatever place you live in, even though it's now 2019? How quaint!

by You people hate everythingreply 22401/13/2019

Has anyone mentioned the deliciously creepy Marrowbone? The cast was fantastic!

by You people hate everythingreply 22501/14/2019

Some fool keeps recommending Session 9 on these threads, it’s like clockwork but I am here to tell you: Do not waste your time on this piece of shit. It has some creepy elements but it is nowhere near the masterpiece some people on this site think it is.

The Poughkeepsie Tapes is also highly overrated as well.

by You people hate everythingreply 22601/14/2019

The Ring saga.

by You people hate everythingreply 22701/14/2019

I don't know what it was exactly about this movie. But it really creeped me out. I don't know why they gave us a different title.

by You people hate everythingreply 22801/14/2019

The Orphanage broke my heart. What a great movie.

by You people hate everythingreply 22901/15/2019

Fear No Evil. I think it's from the 80s, and it's about a high school kid who is Lucifer and he makes the school bully grow a pair of tits.

by You people hate everythingreply 23001/15/2019

It also has what every movie should High schools boys (played by 25 year olds ) taking a shower.

by You people hate everythingreply 23101/15/2019
by You people hate everythingreply 23201/15/2019

Last year was:

1. Hereditary 2. Halloween 3. Bird Box (?)

by You people hate everythingreply 23301/17/2019

I liked both hereditary and Halloween. And I’m a horror fan.

There are two types of horror fan. One likes horror that is a solid two hours of characters we don’t really know or care about being torn to pieces by invincible badass supernatural murder machines like unkillable savage humans or demon monsters. These horror fans feel a deep inadequacy and alienation and like to fantasize about being the invincible killing machine.

The other type likes to be scared. Fright doesn’t come from watching people butchered, it comes from an anticipation that something bad or deeply disturbing is about to happen. So they prefer movies that leave you in fearful anticipation that something awful is going to happen.

The first type tend to be teenage boys, incels, and that guy at the comic book store who holds forth at length about whatever the subject of conversation is, and smells faintly of urine. Don’t be the first type.

by You people hate everythingreply 23401/17/2019

"Bhoot" it's Hindi for ghost. If you can find it. Netflix used to rent the DVD but stopped because people weren't returning it, that's what I was told. Turn off the lights, turn up the sound and have fun.

by You people hate everythingreply 23501/17/2019

I found this one oddly compelling:

by You people hate everythingreply 23601/17/2019

Soap actress Jill Larson was amazing in this underappreciated movie- The Taking of Deborah Logan

by You people hate everythingreply 23701/17/2019

I could have lived a long happy life without seeing The wonderful actress who played Opal nude she did have a good body for a woman her age but it was a bit like seeing your Mama naked which can scar you for life.

by You people hate everythingreply 23801/18/2019

Suspiria is out you can buy a digital copy. You can probably rent in a couple of weeks and a little longer watch it on Amazon Prime. I might not wait. Why is it 2 hours and a half long ? Does Tilda really play a man ?

by You people hate everythingreply 23901/18/2019

[Quote] The first type tend to be teenage boys, incels, and that guy at the comic book store who holds forth at length about whatever the subject of conversation is, and smells faintly of urine. Don’t be the first type.

I wonder what they look like?

by You people hate everythingreply 24001/18/2019

R236 that came on tv a few months ago. But I was too scared to watch it.

by You people hate everythingreply 24101/18/2019

I'm watching my new Blu Ray of HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ME right now.

by You people hate everythingreply 24201/19/2019

Starry Eyes is SPOILER SPOILER

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I saw this movie it is about an actress who sells her soul for a role that involves going down on a 60 year old man .killing all her friends and some kind of weird rebirth ceremony.

by You people hate everythingreply 24301/19/2019

[quote] Don’t think Dark Web got a good rating at RT. Might hav gotten a high 50.

58%, two points shy of fresh. Which is definitely a good rating for a horror movie.

by You people hate everythingreply 24401/19/2019

[Quote] that involves going down on a 60 year old man .

I hope that scene isn't overly graphic.

by You people hate everythingreply 24501/19/2019

No it isn’t. Although it is disgusting how she is dead set against it and has a complete turnaround and acts like it is a pleasure to do it

You are right about bad reviews are sometimes wrong about horror films. I wonder about the current release Escape Roomat 53 %. A friend said he hated it.

by You people hate everythingreply 24601/19/2019

I haven't seen the whole film but the mutant bear sequence in "Annihilation" has to rate as one of the best set pieces in horror cinema ever.

by You people hate everythingreply 24701/19/2019

I just saw Suspiria It has a weak beginning but a crazy ending that reminded me of Hereditary. Why does Tilda play two characters one being an old man with old age makeup ?

by You people hate everythingreply 24801/21/2019

Because she can.

by You people hate everythingreply 24901/21/2019

The “new” Halloween is rancid, hardly better than any of the preceding entries, the manic loon proclaiming it brilliant and Oscar bound is a panic, the film is DOA from scene one. It Follows is solid.

by You people hate everythingreply 25001/21/2019

Didn’t care for It Follows esp as a horror the new Halloween is overrated but I did enjoy it.

by You people hate everythingreply 25101/21/2019

I enjoyed It Follows but i found the ending rather depressing.

by You people hate everythingreply 25201/21/2019

I am the only one who was disappointed by The Nun?

by You people hate everythingreply 25301/21/2019

No, r253. It had so much promise. Although I hear that the script for Conjuring 3 is supposed to be terrific.

by You people hate everythingreply 25401/21/2019

I liked the new Suspiria, but there were some serious missteps that kept me from loving it. We all know Tilda is a brilliant actress, but the psychiatrist character simply didn't need to be in the film. Every time he showed up, it stopped the movie cold. Just him out and you'd probably have a pretty decent little movie. As is, it's FAR too long (2 1/2 hrs) and feels like someone's first cut.

At least it brought some new and interesting things to the table unlike the new Halloween that felt like, at best, a better than average Friday the 13th sequel. For all this talk about it being the #MeToo horror movie and going back to the basics of suspense and character development, it sure was shallow and played it safe. I didn't like any of the characters (even Laurie tried my patience a few times), there was no suspense/scares, and most of the film seemed to be made up of homages to other films in the franchise.

by You people hate everythingreply 25501/21/2019

A great and highly entertaining recent Christmas-themed horror/comedy that not many people have seen is "Better Watch Out". Just don't read anything about it or watch the trailer before you watch it because they all give the main plot twist away. It's one of those films where the plot twist happens early on in the film so it's kind of hard to market it without giving it away.

by You people hate everythingreply 25601/21/2019

The Shining and the original Halloween are favorites. Most modern horror films all look the same to me (that includes Hereditary amd the latest Halloween). None of it is new or innovative. That said...

The latest Suspiria film, despite its faults (hated the ending), managed to shock and horrify me in ways no movie in the last decade (at least) has. I thought it was impossible to still shock, to reinvent the genre...but wow, did they ever. On a side note, I think period piece horror is underutilized, and could revitalize the generally tired genre. Wouldn’t it be great to see a Barry Lyndon-esque horror film?!

by You people hate everythingreply 25701/21/2019

The new Suspiria is shit

by You people hate everythingreply 25801/21/2019

R248 Tilda plays 3 characters

by You people hate everythingreply 25901/21/2019

Love Giallo, especially Argento (Suspiria, Opera, Tenebre), and I’ve realized body horror films really freak me out. Cronenberg’s a master at this (Shivers, Rabid, The Brood) but I think Darren Aronofsky is a close second especially with Black Swan. I really loved what Luca Guadagnino did with his Suspiria. Was it portentous? Fuck yes. But it also gave us a few moments that visually took things to a place I wasn’t expecting. The sound design alone was very haunting. And for someone who sees 3-4 movies every week, mostly horror, that was exhilarating.

by You people hate everythingreply 26001/21/2019

I really wanted to like hereditary but it felt like I’d seen it before, mostly the ending. Felt very Kill List (2011), which is something I highly recommend. As for twists on home invasion movies - I also really liked You’re Next (2011 too, weird) and Ils (2006). For psychological true tales horror, the Snowton Murders (2011, again??) was a painfully horrifying watch. It made me super-nauseous for awhile afterwards.

by You people hate everythingreply 26101/21/2019

The new Suspiria is pretty good. Would it be a better movie without the psychiatrist (which takes up nearly half the movie)? DEAR GOD, YES!

That storyline adds nothing to the film except to give Tilda a chance to play a man (and her high voice and weird prosthetics never convince). She's excellent as Blanc, though and also as a very creepy Jabba the hut looking creature later on in the film.

by You people hate everythingreply 26201/21/2019

I loved Kill List r261 but I don’t think Hereditary’s ending was at all similar in tone.

by You people hate everythingreply 26301/21/2019

I know Alex Essoe, who is the star of Starry Eyes, a little. She’s wonderful, love her.

by You people hate everythingreply 26401/21/2019

[Quote] and I’ve realized body horror films really freak me out. Cronenberg’s a master at this (Shivers, Rabid, The Brood) but I think Darren Aronofsky is a close second especially with Black Swan.

I have only seen The Fly twice and it took me a [italic]loooong[/italic] time to revisit it because i was so freaked out by all of the body horror. Technically i've seen Videodrome (i was only half paying attention) and all that comes to mind is the chest vagina lol. I also can't watch the nail scene in Black Swan, it grosses me out.

[Quote] As for twists on home invasion movies - I also really liked You’re Next (2011 too, weird)

You're Next was awesome!

by You people hate everythingreply 26501/22/2019

cujo

by You people hate everythingreply 26601/23/2019

Cujo was terrifying when I watched it as a kid, especially since I was a boy with a single mom.

by You people hate everythingreply 26701/23/2019

I liked Cujo too but a rapid dog shouldn’t have a wagging tail.

by You people hate everythingreply 26801/23/2019

Thank you 256. Even though I hated seeing a Mullet from Stranger Things killed I liked Better Watch Out Something was a little off about it not really a classic but still good.

Most of the cast are from Australia. How come so many good looking people come from there ?

by You people hate everythingreply 26901/23/2019

I think I may be the only person who preferred Halloween H20 over Halloween (2018). I always wanted a Halloween film to take place during the crowded hubbub on Halloween night, and after watching 2018, I realized why it hadn't been done yet. With every out and about in costumes, it killed a lot of the tension. And the film's over reliance on comedy killed what was left of the tension. I also thought Laurie's characterization in H20 was more authentic to probably how she would've turned out, as a self-destructive alcoholic trying desperately to keep it all together. The Linda Hamilton thing didn't feel like a direct connection to how her character behaved in the original. Also, there was nothing fresh enough in the remake that required them to completely erase all the previous films. With a few tweaks, they could've added Josh Hartnett and even the sibling connection without much being changed. I also resented the callbacks to the retconned sequels. It was like, why not just watch the original films? They didn't break enough new ground to justify throwing out the continuity altogether.

The best, unknown horror film I saw recently was Terrifier on Netflix. Check it out if you get the chance and love sleazy, disturbing slashers.

by You people hate everythingreply 27001/23/2019

I agree about the new Halloween. I liked H20 (even with its myriad flaws) much better.

by You people hate everythingreply 27101/23/2019

Not really a horror but I liked low budget Bad is Bad one of the meanest home invasion movies ever.

by You people hate everythingreply 27201/24/2019

R169, I love Alice Sweet Alice! Especially for it's campiness - "Have some cake, fatty", "But you give to that WHORE!"...

by You people hate everythingreply 27301/24/2019

Did Michael Myers finally silence the Halloween is Brilliant loon now that their manic declarations of multiple Oscar nominations for the film has been proven null and void? Now THAT shitshow was TERRIFYING!

by You people hate everythingreply 27401/24/2019

Innocent Blood, though it's strictly camp.

by You people hate everythingreply 27501/24/2019

Here's a good slasher/splatter movie directed by Lucio Fulci, part of his "Gates of Hell' trilogy, The House by the Cemetery:

by You people hate everythingreply 27601/24/2019

Suspiria would have been so much better with the whole old man story excluding the Jessica Harper cameo. Lucy really indulged Tilda.

by You people hate everythingreply 27701/24/2019

Two that have not yet been mentioned:

"Dream Home," a film from Hong Kong starring Josie Ho as a woman who goes door-to-door in a high-rise condo, slaughtering its inhabitants to reduce property values. Very graphic but exceptionally made. I think it is on YouTube.

"Black Christmas," a Canadian horror film from 1974 starring Olivia Hussey, Margot Kidder and Andrea Martin as sorority girls being stalked and killed by a deranged murderer over the Christmas holidays. Without spoiling the plot, many of the tropes of 1970's horror began here. Of all people, it was directed by Bob Clark, the auteur behind Porky's and A Christmas Story. Very atmospheric and not very graphic.

by You people hate everythingreply 27801/24/2019

R169, there’s a blu ray of ALICE SWEET ALICE available now from 88 Films (UK). The print they used is a bit washed out, though. I’m surprised they didn’t do some color correction. Still it looks lightyears better than the old low-definition scan they have on Amazon Prime.

[quote]I don't find many old b&w horror movies scary. things have just amped up so much since the 70s.

Old black and white horror movies are not from the 70s. Good grief.

Most of my favorites have been listed here but did I miss THE HOWLING (1981)? That’s one of the very best. Doesn’t take itself too seriously except for when it gets really violent and gory and horrifying. I love it; I really think it’s pitch perfect from beginning to end. Has serial killer elements mixed in with a werewolf tale. I actually think it’s better than AN AMERICAN WEREWOLF IN LONDON.

Argento is pretty much crap—dreadful, stupid stories with attractive cinematography and ridiculous acting. Fulci is even worse, although NEW YORK RIPPER is pretty good.

Cronenberg’s RABID and SHIVERS are pretty damn good.

MARTIN (George Romero) and DEATHDREAM aka DEAD OF NIGHT (from Bob Clark, who did BLACK CHRISTMAS and A CHRISTMAS STORY) are similar in that they center on sad, murderous young men and both are very somber and surprisingly affecting.

SISTERS (De Palma) and LET’S SCARE JESSICA TO DEATH are two other 70s favorites.

BLUE SUNSHINE is sort of sci-fi/horror á la Cronenberg and highly recommended. People take some bad acid and turn into homicidal, balding maniacs ten years later. It’s even better than that sounds. The blu ray of it is one of the best I own just in terms of the packaging and ephemera they include.

by You people hate everythingreply 27901/24/2019

Forgot one: DAUGHTERS OF DARKNESS.

I cannot relate to you people who gobble up all the latest garbage popcorn horror hits—they remind me of the shit that would have gone straight to video in the 80s and 90s. And no, I’m not an old fart, I’m 39, and it’s so obvious to me that all the new, really bad horror movies are made by Millennials who don’t quite know what they’re doing in terms of direction, cinematography, and storytelling. I can spot the influences but I can also spot the “Millennial sensibility” which ruins so many of the movies. HEREDITARY would have been pretty great if not for its disastrous ending (and no it’s not about mental illness, no matter how much our mentally ill troll insists it is). THE VVITCH was too pretentious and the ending was about as clumsy as HEREDITARY's; I also didn’t care about any of the characters. IT FOLLOWS was great, I had no problems with it whatsoever. HOUSE OF THE DEVIL was pretty good but also had a problematic ending. The followup, THE INNKEEPERS was *terrible* and I can’t believe so many people like it. GET OUT was very well done, terribly suspenseful, but yes, THE STEPFORD WIVES (1975) did it first and probably better (and I agree it needs more love, a well as a blu ray).

THE OTHERS was well done.

All those popular series like PARANORMAL ACTIVITY and SAW and THE CONJURING and THE NUN are garbage for people who have no taste or don’t know good horror.

Any questions, OP?

by You people hate everythingreply 28001/24/2019

The first COUNT YORGA movie is really great, too. Very natural acting and believable plot developments— plus some incredibly sexy men. SALEM’S LOT is another good 70s vampire movie but the acting is incredibly hammy to me now that I’m older.

More in the ‘thriller’ vein is SEE NO EVIL (Mia Farrow), also starring some 70s hotties. DARK PLACES (1973) with Joan Collins, Christopher Lee, Jane Birkin, Jean Marsh, and Robert Hardy is creepy and engrossing (old haunted house + possession + violent murders) but gets no love and has never seen a home video release since VHS, but you can find it on YouTube. I love it to pieces.

EYES OF A STRANGER is fun and suspenseful.

As for bad 80s horror, I always had a soft spot for APRIL FOOLS DAY and WITCHBOARD.

THE DEVIL’S NIGHTMARE (1971) is extremely great, Satanic Euro trash with a very creepy, somewhat legendary musical score.

The modern French thriller THEM is really well done.

TOURIST TRAP (1980) manages to provide genuine creepiness, jump scares, and really disturbing murders. It actually out- performs THE TEXAS CHAIN SAW MASSACRE (which I also love) in that regard.

I could go on and on. Horror/suspense is kind of my thing. And this is to say nothing of the classics that OP wants to hear nothing more about, or Hitchcock, etc etc

by You people hate everythingreply 28101/25/2019

I checked out The Boy the other day. I enjoyed it up until the ending. And i don't know what the point was in making Lauren's character British???

by You people hate everythingreply 28201/25/2019

Blood Feast. The granddaddy of schlocky horror films.

by You people hate everythingreply 28301/25/2019

It (2017)

The Descent

Cabin Fever

Exorcist III

by You people hate everythingreply 28401/25/2019

R284 Which Cabin Fever??

by You people hate everythingreply 28501/25/2019

Cabin Fever was 100% retarded the first time around. Do people just like it now bc of that neanderthal Eli Roth?

by You people hate everythingreply 28601/25/2019

Something Wicked This Way Comes - marketed as a kids film but it's really not.

by You people hate everythingreply 28701/25/2019

Shudder has a very good selection of Cronenberg/Fulci/Argento as well as camp classics like Blood Feast and Daughters of Darkness. The recent films on there vary in quality but there are lots of gems. Definitely worth the subscription especially if you're looking to get into Italian or Asian horror.

by You people hate everythingreply 28801/25/2019

Well smell you, r280.

by You people hate everythingreply 28901/25/2019

Daughters of Darkness is one of the few vampire films I enjoy. I'm not big on that subgenre, but that one is pretty great. Delphine Seyrig is stunning and plays the lead vamp less predatory and "evil" and more fun and frivolous like some sort of Sally Bowles type. It's a really fun movie.

I mostly liked the new Suspiria, but I agree that taking out the shrink that Tilda played would have helped so much. That entire subplot was totally useless.

by You people hate everythingreply 29001/25/2019

THE WATCHER IN THE WOODS is another one marketed toward kids but it’s actually too scary for kids. It’s really well done. Bette Davis and Kyle Richards and Lynn-Holly Johnson? Come on. You can’t go wrong.

by You people hate everythingreply 29101/25/2019

R279 "Argento is pretty much crap—dreadful, stupid stories with attractive cinematography and ridiculous acting. Fulci is even worse, although NEW YORK RIPPER is pretty good."

Lol this person has no idea about the meaning of camp/cult cinema/B-movies/directors.

by You people hate everythingreply 29201/25/2019

Decided to check out Rings and it wasn't scary at all 😐

by You people hate everythingreply 29301/26/2019

What did we think about big screen It?

by You people hate everythingreply 29401/26/2019

US looks promising. I hope it doesn't disappoint like all the other hyped horror movies.

by You people hate everythingreply 29501/26/2019

Yes, Jordan Peele is a talented guy with an encyclopedic knowledge and love of cinema. I would like for it to succeed for Jordan, but I HATE that it's Blumhouse. It looks like a weird mashup of home-invasion and psycho drama.

by You people hate everythingreply 29601/26/2019

R296 is it bad that I find Jason Blum kinda hot?

by You people hate everythingreply 29701/26/2019

Jason Blum is TOTALLY hot.

by You people hate everythingreply 29801/26/2019

R278 Dream Home is great!

by You people hate everythingreply 29901/26/2019

Dream Home has some great moments, but I thought some of it was a bit too over the top and goofy. I remember one guy basically getting gutted and he just lingers around for another 30/45 minutes and it's almost comical. I remember a similar bit in the, otherwise, stellar Inside where a guy is stabbed in the head with scissors and refuses to die. It screws up an otherwise intense movie.

by You people hate everythingreply 30001/26/2019

R300 oh yea, the zombie guy. Ugh tho that kind of traumatized me. But I don’t handle severe brain traumas in film well.

by You people hate everythingreply 30101/26/2019

LOL, R292, I named a bunch of cult favorites in my list of recommended horror movies. Not sure what you think Argento represents, or how he intended his movies to be perceived, but I don’t think *you* quite get it.

by You people hate everythingreply 30201/26/2019

Recent movies: I liked UNFRIENDED a lot. The sequel (DARK WEB) was just okay -- it reminded me of another newish movie, THE DEN.

by You people hate everythingreply 30301/26/2019

Yes Blum is hot, comes from a wealthy family, and yet has made hundreds of millions in very underhanded ways. He has a very bad rep with crews in town, and has screwed so many actors and directors out of their money (it takes a 2-3 years for them to realize it). To sue him would cost more time and money than it is worth. And the fact that he's gunning for awards every year since, "The Normal Heart" kills me, because it validates his methods of screwing people over to win awards.

Enough about him - "Train to Busan" is an excellent film:

by You people hate everythingreply 30401/27/2019

[quote] He has a very bad rep with crews in town,

A few years ago I attended a Q&A featuring Blum in L.A. and he asked the audience who there had ever worked on a Blumhouse production and two guys raised their hands -- two crew guys and one said he had worked two Blumhouse shoots and Jason said, "You came back?" Because prior to that he talked about how micro the budgets are for the shoots and it's hard to film in L.A because of it.

by You people hate everythingreply 30501/27/2019

[Quote] What did we think about big screen It?

I loved it and i'm looking forward to part 2. Although Tim Curry's Pennywise will always be the more memorable version.

[Quote] I would like for it to succeed for Jordan, but I HATE that it's Blumhouse.

Why??

[Quote] Recent movies: I liked UNFRIENDED a lot. The sequel (DARK WEB) was just okay

Are there any references to the first movie??

by You people hate everythingreply 30601/27/2019

R304 why do people keep working with him?

by You people hate everythingreply 30701/27/2019

r305- he was actually ex-communicated for a while from filming in L.A. for violating union rules- I think it was around the, "Get Out" time.

r307- well either it's:

1. You know he has a steady stream of projects going on at any given time, so it's a steady paycheck (but that is dangerous- I know of several people above the line who've tried to jump to non BH projects, but they have the stigma of working with him.) For regular crew, it's steady work as well. 2. He'll lure you with more points on the backend (which never materialize) for actors or directors. 3. One director (whose movie is mentioned in this thread) is loyal (that was the question that I asked). 4. He does give directors a lot of latitude for creativity. 5. He's starting to gun for awards, which is very attractive for actors and directors. 6. He makes you a horror icon 7. You're Rob Zombie and don't give a fuck.

Why I don't like him? He's fucked over friends on their backend, will do shady things like try to make the stunt people claim damages on their insurance, barely will feed the crew (on Us, they were trying to give the kids sandwiches for lunch -they're supposed to give full hot meals), do more shady shit like changing times on timecards, not care about actors and crew in general by cutting corners claiming that they have no money. It's all bullshit- this guy has made 4 billion dollars.

by You people hate everythingreply 30801/27/2019

R308 wow, didn't know this. It's as bad as the Harvey stuff.

by You people hate everythingreply 30901/27/2019

R291 there should be a Watcher in the Woods revival. Weird, scary, and I saw it in the same vein as the Return to Oz type of content Disney was releasing in that time frame. But with Watcher the ending was and is still STRANGE to say the least. Disney wont budge on releasing any more information about that movie and that vile Kyle Bitchards was on set and doesn't remember a damned thing of note, but claims to have PTSD from her being in Halloween! I want to know what really happened to the script/screenplay and scrapped footage from Watcher, its really one of few movies I'd seen once as a kid and remember far too vividly 30 years later.

by You people hate everythingreply 31001/27/2019

r309, I haven't even gotten into the sexist stuff and threats if you leave his projects for other (better) ones. The reason why no other company can duplicate his success with microbudgets is that no other company is willing to crush the crew and cheat like he does.

It's a shame- I do like, "Get Out" and "Split", and I'm sure I'm going to like, "Glass" and "Us"- Peele and Shyamalan are great guys to work with, but I don't want to contribute anything to make Blum more successful.

by You people hate everythingreply 31101/27/2019

R310, it’s definitely overdue for a blu ray release, if nothing else. Or even just a high definition VOD stream. I bought the DVD, and the print they used is in horrible shape. Really surprising.

by You people hate everythingreply 31201/27/2019

R311 there was this stuff last year about him not wanting to hire female directors. I'm surprised all of this is not really talked about. Is he that powerful? What else is known about him?

by You people hate everythingreply 31301/27/2019

Didn't Watcher in the Woods get remade for Lifetime with Angelica Huston in the past year or so? I didn't hear much about it, so I guess it was just forgettable Lifetime fluff.

by You people hate everythingreply 31401/27/2019

As It Is Above, So Below is a great underrated B movie.

by You people hate everythingreply 31501/27/2019

Do you mean As Above, So Below, R315?

by You people hate everythingreply 31601/27/2019

Yes, R314, with Melissa Joan Hart, whom I believe directed/produced it as well. And by all accounts it was garbage. Sadly it’s more readily available now than the original.

by You people hate everythingreply 31701/27/2019

R306 No. It is a totally separate movie with a different plot/villain.

by You people hate everythingreply 31801/27/2019

Yes, R316. It’s so good.

by You people hate everythingreply 31901/27/2019

I just watched Dario Argento’s Inferno and it was lackluster. The colors were pretty but the plot wore banality like a pair of Keds.

by You people hate everythingreply 32001/27/2019

All of Argento’s movies are garbage, but he has stupid fanboys who think he’s like Kubrick or Hitchcock or Godard or somebody.

by You people hate everythingreply 32101/27/2019

The Dario Argento hater on here is so fucking annoying.

by You people hate everythingreply 32201/27/2019

I just don’t think he’s a “master”, R322. Come on. Literally all the British/American horror movies from the 70s listed in this thread are better than Argento’s giallos.

by You people hate everythingreply 32301/27/2019

I really enjoyed The Ones Below. Yes it is a bit of a RB rip off but I still liked it.

by You people hate everythingreply 32401/27/2019

R318 i thought as much.

by You people hate everythingreply 32501/28/2019

I don't think it did great at the box office but i enjoyed Sorority Row. Especially bitchy Jessica.

by You people hate everythingreply 32601/28/2019

If you want a good ghost story try The Changeling with George C. Scott, it's very atmospheric and eerie.

by You people hate everythingreply 32701/28/2019

Yes, that is one of the best, R327. The seance scene is one of the creepiest of its kind—especially with the assistant guy who accompanies the medium and shouts the “automatic writing” responses given by the spirit.

“JOSEPH.”

“NO.”

Love it. There’s an excellent new blu ray release from Second Sight (UK) and Severin (US), although I read that there were some issues with the Severin release. You can also watch the new 4K HD scan on Shudder, but the quality is always better if you go with physical media (blu ray).

by You people hate everythingreply 32801/28/2019

Are there any differences between the deluxe edition available on Amazon and the even more expensive edition R328?

by You people hate everythingreply 32901/28/2019

Inferno is a weird movie. It has all the style and excess of Suspiria, but the male lead is so boring that I always want to fall asleep when I watch it. Some people love it, though. Hell, Mother of Tears might be a hot mess with zero style, but you can't say it's ever boring.

by You people hate everythingreply 33001/28/2019

I love Mother of Tears. It's just so retarded.

by You people hate everythingreply 33101/28/2019

INFERNO doesn't work because it barely has a storyline - even SUSPIRIA had more plot.

SUSPIRIA and DEEP RED are the only Argento films that are watchable. I recall liking BIRD WITH THE CRYSTAL PLUMAGE when it came out, but it's pretty lame, as are CAT O' NINE TAILS and the dreadful FOUR FLIES ON GREY VELVET.

by You people hate everythingreply 33201/28/2019

R329, if you’re referring to the Severin version, I think the difference between their deluxe and the regular (?) edition, which may also be limited, is that you get a replica of the bouncing ball. Something stupid like that. I ordered the Second Sight UK version — which plays on US blu ray players incidentally — because I liked the artwork better. It comes with a thick, sturdy book about the movie and a folded poster, housed in a sturdy box. Oh, and it comes with the soundtrack on CD, too! I think the extras on the Severin release are similar except for maybe the booklet. The Second Sight release contains several of the extra featurettes contained on the Severin release (Severin created them).

It’s confusing, I know.

by You people hate everythingreply 33301/28/2019

I like Tenebrae a lot. I think that and Deep Red have his best screenplays. They actually sorta make some sense. I have a soft spot for Phenomena and Opera as well.

The Bird With the Crystal Plumage, Cat O'Nine Tails and Four Flies on Grey Velvet all have great moments, but I never find myself rewatching those like I do with Deep Red, Suspiria, Tenebrae, Phenomena, and Opera. I think those are his best. Inferno is beautiful to look at and has some great set pieces, but I find the characters so boring. It literally feels like everyone is sleepwalking through the film. Maybe that was his concept - to make it more dreamlike.

His post-Opera filmography is pretty spotty. Trauma is fine, if a bit bland. Stendhal has some great moments, as does Sleepless. The Card Player put me to sleep. Mother of Tears, awful as it is, does entertain the shit out of me. If the film had a little more style, it probably could have gotten away with all the ridiculous camp, but it looks too realistic and gritty for it to be taken as a nightmarish fantasy like Suspiria and Inferno.

by You people hate everythingreply 33401/28/2019

"Upgrade" is a great little body horror sci/fi hybrid:

by You people hate everythingreply 33501/29/2019

re: The Changeling bluray(s) - this is how it went down - Severin release had a missed frame and the soundtrack cd had some glitches, like it was ripped from a scratched cd. So, there was another Severin release, this time they just printed the raw film with the cigarette burns and everything. But they fixed the cd, and the missing frames. Some people are demanding a third version. If you have the first, you can email Severin w your receipt for the 2nd- version replacement.

AFAIK there were no issues w the Second Sight version, but I've seen some disagreement about that in online discussion.

Anyway, great movie to have even if you have an old VHS with horribly distorted audio like I did for years.

by You people hate everythingreply 33601/29/2019

Mother Of Tears is a great indulgent film that begs to be watched in bed when sick/hungover/stoned/etc. It reminded me of 1980s horror, it has that same messiness and unapologetic inconsistency.

by You people hate everythingreply 33701/29/2019

Yes that’s correct R336. What a disaster. Go with SS. No issues with my deluxe copy.

by You people hate everythingreply 33801/29/2019

As an Argento fan, I know I'm supposed to hate Mother of Tears, but I honestly thought it was the best thing he's made in decades. At least it was entertaining as stupid as it was. Have you tried getting through Dracula, Phantom of the Opera, or The Card Player? Yikes! I don't know what happened after Opera, but all his films since then have felt stylistically bland like anyone could have made them. If you watch Deep Red, Suspiria, or Phenomena you know these are Argento movies. If you showed me Trauma, I'd be like "well, that was decent, but it doesn't feel like Argento."

by You people hate everythingreply 33901/29/2019

The effects are cheesy but i really enjoyed it.

by You people hate everythingreply 34002/02/2019

After almost being universally hated in that Promthicantspell (prequel to Allien ) Logan has made 2 great cult films The Invitation and Upgrade. I believe he is in another TV series.

by You people hate everythingreply 34102/02/2019

Upgrade was so surprisingly good.

by You people hate everythingreply 34202/02/2019

The Invitation is fan fucking tastic.

Will become a classic.

by You people hate everythingreply 34302/02/2019

When this thread became "Argento-basher"?

by You people hate everythingreply 34402/02/2019

Lucio Fulci's zombi 2.

This is bonkers.

by You people hate everythingreply 34502/02/2019

Has anyone checked out Folklore?? It's a 6 part asian horror anthology on HBO.

by You people hate everythingreply 34602/03/2019

I work in micro-budget horror in LA.

It Follows was a great idea, but so-so execution. Ever since, I try to avoid hype and trailers. I try to see as much as I can in advance screenings or festivals before the hype kicks in. I saw Anna and the Apocalypse, Happy Death Day, Don't Breathe before the hype machines and enjoyed them all because I wasn't "expecting" anything.

by You people hate everythingreply 34702/03/2019

It Follows is brilliant and scary for about 45 minutes and then it just got deathly boring. Once they start the investigation process, I tuned out a bit. By that point, it just started to feel like they were struggling to connect the dots and get to the finale. They should have made a bigger deal about the lead's father being dead, because when he showed up as an apparition at the end, it took me a little while to figure out why she was having such a reaction to this vision.

The hype machine really can backfire a lot these days. I thought Hereditary, The VVitch, Neon Demon, etc. were pretty cool, but I wish they hadn't been hyped up. If you say anything is as scary as The Exorcist, you're doomed. Even the new Halloween suffered. from it. I couldn't believe a slasher sequel was getting such rave reviews. In hindsight, I should have known that might mean this wouldn't be my kind of movie. I usually get worried when non-horror fans start praising a horror film.

I'd also like it if they stopped planting those stupid fake fainting stories at horror film screenings at Sundance. No one fucking fainted in a screening of your stupid art film, fool. When I hear stories like that, I always prepare myself to be very disappointed by the film in question.

by You people hate everythingreply 34802/03/2019

The Wailing (2016) is a gorgeous supernatural horror film from korea.

by You people hate everythingreply 34902/03/2019

Not a film per se, but HBO is airing a new series of Asian horror stories called "Folklore." I watched the first one -- pretty good.

by You people hate everythingreply 35002/03/2019

Watched a double feature of the original Halloween and Halloween 2018 last night, the sequel comes off terrible watching it immediately after, simply a bad C- offering.

by You people hate everythingreply 35102/06/2019

[Quote] . They should have made a bigger deal about the lead's father being dead, because when he showed up as an apparition at the end, it took me a little while to figure out why she was having such a reaction to this vision.

I completely missed that.

[Quote] I'd also like it if they stopped planting those stupid fake fainting stories at horror film screenings at Sundance. No one fucking fainted in a screening of your stupid art film, fool. When I hear stories like that, I always prepare myself to be very disappointed by the film in question.

They still do that?? I think the last time i heard that story was when Paranormal Activity came out.

by You people hate everythingreply 35202/06/2019

What movie are you talking about , dear.

by You people hate everythingreply 35302/06/2019

R341 Logan is so hot in Prometheus and looks so different (still handsome, just so different) in The Invitation that I had no clue they were even the same guy until I hit up IMDB afterwards. I was shook.

by You people hate everythingreply 35402/06/2019

Re: Jeepers Creepers. "We know what you are"

Well, what is he? Will there be a conclusion?

by You people hate everythingreply 35502/06/2019

Have any of you seen The Prodigy? Is it worth it?

by You people hate everythingreply 35602/10/2019

311 can you say more about jason blum?

by You people hate everythingreply 35702/12/2019

I finally saw "Hereditary". The scene with Toni Colette skittering across the ceiling made me laugh. The scene where she bangs her head really fast on the attic door made me giggle too. But the best laugh was when she was floating in the air and sawing at her neck with a wire (or whatever she was using). The director cuts away from her to a shot outside of the house and eventually you hear the thud of her body hitting the floor. I can't explain why that was so funny. You have to see it.

I am sure all of that stuff was creepy af if you saw it in the theater though.

by You people hate everythingreply 35802/12/2019

Hereditary was brilliant until that bonkers ass finale. What were they thinking? It went from a surprisingly subtle and thoughtful study of a family falling apart at the seams to a cheesy witchcraft/Satanic panic TV movie from the 70's with extra gore and naked extras. It's like they had a more thoughtful ending in mind, but knew mainstream audiences would want everything to be explained in a neat, tidy bow so they compromised with the final 10/15 minutes where everything goes nuts. It came across as goofy to me.

I always thought it would be more interesting if Toni discovers than the Ann Dowd character is somehow in on the whole conspiracy and then Ann tries to frame her by making her look inside and she's whisked away to a mental hospital somewhere so that Ann can gain entry into her home and make sure the demon possesses the son.

by You people hate everythingreply 35902/12/2019

^^^ Insane, not inside.

by You people hate everythingreply 36002/12/2019

"The Other (not to be confused with "The Others") really should have a remake. Based on an effective horror novel by Thomas Tryon, set in the 30s, it's the tale of a very fucked up family with a pair of twin boys, one good, one indescribably evil. The two boys who played the twins were good, but the movie was deeply flawed and had a confusing ending. A new version could really be something, There's a scene involving a baby in the original that's hard to stomach, but it was nothing like what happened in the novel, which was MUCH worse. A remake could really make something out of THAT.

by You people hate everythingreply 36102/12/2019

I have to say r359, there were two scenes that really worked for me. One was the one with Ann Dowd calling Peter's name. It was just a very eerie scene and you can't really say why. The other was after Peter was taken over by Paiman and he's walking slowly to the tree house. The naked people and the music used made me feel very discombobulated. The music (deliberately) didn't fit the tone that had been set until then and it's very disconcerting.

by You people hate everythingreply 36202/12/2019

Suspiria had a very similar ending that worked much better. Then again Suspiria has a long subplot with Tilda playing a man that should be excised.

I recently watched The Mephisto Waltz I couldn’t remember the ending. Well there is no camp or horror worthy scenes. It’s mostly a chore to watch because of the slow place. You think Jacqueline Bisset is a plucky heroine than she switches to the wrong side (bargain with devil )who has murdered her daughter and others Just for one night with her husband who really not her husband but a demon who has given her great sex. Not a good movie at all.

by You people hate everythingreply 36302/14/2019

Another fan here of The Invitation. I think they made a big mistake making it a movie....It’s basically takes place in one location ,and it would have made a terrifying play.

by You people hate everythingreply 36402/14/2019

I’m kinda enjoying Hulu’s and Blumhouse series of tvmovies covering every holiday Into The Dark.

by You people hate everythingreply 36502/14/2019

Remember the cinematic gem The Initiation of Sarah, DL favorite Kay Lenz plays a sorority pledge tormented by cruel and bitchy Morgan Fairchild until she is pushed too far and unleashes psychic Hell on those who have wronged her.

by You people hate everythingreply 36602/15/2019

Yes, that’s a very fun one, R366. As is The Spell—a similar Carrie rip-off from the same time.

by You people hate everythingreply 36702/15/2019

Is that the one where Lee Grant's chubby daughter can make people burn up from the inside R367?

by You people hate everythingreply 36802/15/2019

I saw Lights Out and loved it. Jump scares and genuine scares galore! It never seems to get much love.

by You people hate everythingreply 36902/15/2019

[Quote] I saw Lights Out and loved it. Jump scares and genuine scares galore! It never seems to get much love.

I haven't seen it and i'm too scared to check out the short on youtube lol

by You people hate everythingreply 37002/16/2019

Some good ones in recent years...though not all strictly horror (some more sci-fi, thriller, dark comedy stuff) - We Are Still Here - They Look Like People - Resolution - The Endless - Super Dark Times - Murder Party - Blue Ruin - Hold The Dark - The Void

by You people hate everythingreply 37102/16/2019

Also, Creep, Creep 2, and I Am Not A Serial Killer

by You people hate everythingreply 37202/16/2019

Don't Breathe (2016)

by You people hate everythingreply 37302/16/2019

Rings wasn't scary at all and it was weird to see Leonard from BBT as a sleazy professor. I also checked out Mama and i liked it. I don't know why that movie gets such a bad wrap??

by You people hate everythingreply 37402/16/2019

Has anyone seen Panos Cosmatos’ Mandy?

by You people hate everythingreply 37502/16/2019

I'm so tired of horror trailers being a 3 minute summary of the movie

by You people hate everythingreply 37602/16/2019

^Seriously! Don't watch the 2nd trailer for "Us" at all, if you've heard of it or were interested. Oddly enough I loved catching the trailers before a flick but I end up closing my eyes for most of it these days if its something I want to watch.

by You people hate everythingreply 37702/16/2019

I've already seen Us R377. I go to as many test screenings and previews as I can before the hype starts. I actually got to EXPERIENCE the Pet Sematary twist.

by You people hate everythingreply 37802/16/2019

R377 well spill it! How are Us and Pet Sematary?

by You people hate everythingreply 37902/17/2019

Yes, r368.

by You people hate everythingreply 38002/17/2019

The new reboot of Child's Play looks good, I like the idea of Chucky being essentially a rogue AI.

by You people hate everythingreply 38102/17/2019

Speaking of Child’s Play, is anyone familiar with the completely different 1972 film (adapted from a play) starring Beau Bridges and James Mason? About abuses and strange goings-on at a boys’ school? I just bought the blu ray last week. I was engrossed throughout (although I kept falling asleep and having to resume it the following nights), but the ending was a major letdown. I said to myself, “That’s it?”

by You people hate everythingreply 38202/17/2019

With all of the comments about Argento, I started thinking about some of the late 60's/early 70's British horror.

Hammer pretty much went to shit by the early 70's, (DEMONS OF THE MIND and TASTE THE BLOOD OF DRACULA are exceptions), but there were a few films from other studios that are more interesting from the late 60's and that period: WITCHFINDER GENERAL, SCREAM AND SCREAM AGAIN, the first DR. PHIBES film, CRUCIBLE OF TERROR, THEATER OF BLOOD.

by You people hate everythingreply 38302/17/2019

DARK PLACES, r383. 1973. Christopher Lee, Robert Hardy, Joan Collins, Herbert Lom, Jean Marsh, Jane Birkin. Paranormal/psychotic/homicidal themes. I have loved it all my life. Desperate to see it get a blu ray release. It’s only ever been on VHS. Oh the humanity!

by You people hate everythingreply 38402/17/2019

Dario was hit or miss but his contemporary Fulci was definitely more miss.

by You people hate everythingreply 38502/19/2019

Fulci's films are incoherent with gross out scenes tossed in. New York Ripper is downright disgusting.

by You people hate everythingreply 38602/19/2019

New York Ripper is the best Fulci I’ve seen. The rest are unwatchable crap.

by You people hate everythingreply 38702/19/2019

Mandy was awesome. It was so over the top that Nick Cage's acting wasn't a distraction.

by You people hate everythingreply 38802/19/2019

Fulci could build a decent mood/atmosphere, but he wasn't quite as stylish as Argento, so his equally bad scripts tend to stand out a bit more. There's less to disguise the flaws. I also find most of his films weirdly paced. There's never much urgency and I always just want to fall asleep.

Argento's great period was '75-'87 while Daria Nicolodi was working with him. I think it can't just be a coincidence that, the minute she steps into his life, his films truly comes to life and he enters his best decade and, the minute she stops working with him, he becomes bland and lifeless. She truly must have been a muse. I wouldn't be surprised if we discover later that Daria is like Glenn Close's character in The Wife and maybe she had more of a hand in Dario's work at that time than we really knew. I assume she didn't help out much with Mother of Tears, though. LOL!

by You people hate everythingreply 38902/19/2019

25 Horror B Movies

Actually Worth Watching

by You people hate everythingreply 39002/20/2019

killer bump

by You people hate everythingreply 39102/20/2019

So, is the person who caught test screenings of Pet Sematary and Us going to let us know if they're any good?

by You people hate everythingreply 39202/20/2019

I liked both, but Pet Sematary has never been one of my favorites, so hardcore fans might feel differently. Carrie is one of my favorites, and I hated the remake.

Us is really good and interesting, but I'm not sure I GET it, so I'm looking forward to Peele's press tour so I can see what he meant.

I also saw a test screening of HDD2U. It's about 80-85% the same as the finished product. I'd describe it as same bones, different meat.

by You people hate everythingreply 39302/20/2019

Wow! So you'd say the new Pet Sematary actually improved upon the original? I loved the novel, but the original film has some shoddy acting here and there. How do they handle Zelda? Is she at least still scary?

by You people hate everythingreply 39402/20/2019

I didn't say it improved R394, just that I never LOVED the original so a remake isn't blasphemy to me the way Carrie was.

Zelda is still scary.

by You people hate everythingreply 39502/20/2019

Has anyone on here seen any of the films in R390?

by You people hate everythingreply 39602/21/2019

Yes, r396. A lot of them are very well-known. Some of them are okay.

Weird list, though. I don’t think the one guy who compiled it comes off as any kind of authority. Plus he seems to gravitate toward sci-fi/horror hybrids. Seems a bit immature. The movies listed in this thread are a much safer bet — the classics, anyway. There’s a lot of newfangled mainstream garbage listed in this thread.

I would say almost any horror movie from the 60s through the mid 80s is worth trying out. The worst of them seem to be the giallos, though.

by You people hate everythingreply 39702/21/2019

Black Christmas was good, but there's no way some of those lines would fly today.

by You people hate everythingreply 39802/24/2019

Krampus

by You people hate everythingreply 39902/24/2019

I watch Incident in a Ghostland last night and now I'm scared to see Martyrs.

by You people hate everythingreply 40002/24/2019

[Quote] I watch Incident in a Ghostland last night and now I'm scared to see Martyrs.

The mother and daughter's botox was somewhat distracting.

by You people hate everythingreply 40102/25/2019

Black Christmas was good but its lead Olivia Hussey was a weak spot.

by You people hate everythingreply 40202/25/2019

Black Christmas is scarier than Halloween to me. Probably because it didn't have a legion of sequels out to destroy its legacy. Maybe Halloween would still have the same impact if there had never been any sequels. Who knows? I think some films just don't hold up to oodles of sequels. The stories were too simple to withstand 90 minutes, let alone 40 sequels.

Maybe it's because I saw the first Halloween in the mid-90s after there had been 6 entries in the series. I almost wish I could have been able to have seen it in the late 70's to really feel the impact.

by You people hate everythingreply 40302/25/2019

[Quote] Black Christmas is scarier than Halloween to me.

I think Halloween is scarier but those phone calls were fucking disturbing.

by You people hate everythingreply 40402/26/2019

I think a lot of it depends on when you saw Halloween. For those who saw it in the original theatrical run before there were dozens of sequels, it was probably terrifying. I have a feeling that most of us caught it on TV or VHS well into the run of the franchise, so we always knew while watching it "Michael's going to come back and things will probably get a lot less scary." And boy, did they ever. I think Halloween II is probably the closest to capturing the mood of the original (contrary to popular belief, I don't think the new film felt ANYTHING like the original film in style, mood, or pacing) and it has some really creepy moments, but the brother/sister twist painted the franchise into a pretty crappy corner.

Black Christmas has been able to retain its dignity and leave the audience with that creepy open ending that asks more questions than it answers. I remember being very disturbed by that ending when I first saw the film. I think it's a masterpiece. Even that cheesy remake that felt like a Goosebumps episode didn't ruin its reputation. It still holds up.

by You people hate everythingreply 40502/26/2019

I was pretty depressed by the new Halloween myself. You had everyone involved talking about how they were wiping the slate clean (which needed to happen) and going back to the style and feel of the original (good!) and getting rid of the brother/sister thing (thank Christ!), but then it ended up feeling like generic action movie. There were no characters to latch onto and zero suspense/scares. It felt more like a latter Friday the 13th sequel than a follow up to the original Halloween. Issues aside, I thought H20 handled the Laurie Strode character in a much more interesting way. At least she had a character arc there instead of just being a badass bitch from frame one. I don't find that very interesting to watch.

by You people hate everythingreply 40602/26/2019

Here' s a fewof B horror movies I thought were interesting. They're all about vampires and were all from the seventies:

"Grave of the Vampire." It gets started pretty quickly. A guy drives his girl (both of them look too old for the characters they're playing) to a graveyard (?) to make out and talk about their future. For some inexplicable reason a vampire emerges from his tomb on that very night and is very hungry. He attacks the guy and kills him rather graphically; while he does this the girl howls in terror but makes no effort to run away. After quenching his blood thirst on the neck of the guy, the vampire turns his attention to the girl; instead of killing her he drags her into an open grave and rapes her. Some months later she gives birth to a strange "grey" baby that won't drink milk. Cutting herself accidentally, a few drops of blood fall on the baby's lips and she finally knows what her baby craves. She sacrifices her life to feed him with her lifeblood. The baby, who grows into a vampire/human half breed, is determined to find his father and kill him. William Smith plays the adult vampire baby. THe movie doesn't make sense in parts, but that's true of a lot of horror movies. Anyway, it's pretty gross in some scenes and an entertaining low budget horror movie.

"Count Yorga, Vampire." Vampire tale about a vampire who comes to L. A. to feast on young women. There's an infamous gross out scene with a woman descending into vampirism and a cat. They vampire fangs look like they came from a novelty shop, but the movie is fun to watch. And it was so successful there was a sequel.

"Lemora: A Child's Tale of the Supernatural." This movie had different titles: "Lemora, Lady Dracula" and "The Legendary Curse of Lemora." Set in the prohibition era, it tells the story of a young girl named LIla who gets word that her estranged gangster father wants to see her before she dies. Lila is an angelic innocent who sings in church; she's been looked after by a Reverend who struggles with forbidden feelings towards her as she is approaching young womanhood. She goes to see her father; she ends up in a strange town and encounters monstrous beings but is rescued by Lemora, a menacing woman who seems to be in charge of all the weird going's on. Turns out Lemora is a vampire who wants to induct Lila into her world of lust and blood drinking. Cheryl "Rainbeaux" Smith makes a lovely Lila. And Lesley Gilb is truly effective as the grey-faced, domineering, blood thirsty Lemora. This is really a very unusual horror movie and definitely worth seeing.

by You people hate everythingreply 40702/26/2019

Count Yorga, Vampire is extremely excellent. All the acting is really great and the script is funny and there is a hot guy or two in it. Wonderful stuff. The sequel is not as good. I own both on blu ray.

by You people hate everythingreply 40802/26/2019

[Quote] I think a lot of it depends on when you saw Halloween.

I didn't see it until the early 00s.

[Quote] Black Christmas has been able to retain its dignity and leave the audience with that creepy open ending that asks more questions than it answers. I remember being very disturbed by that ending when I first saw the film. I think it's a masterpiece. Even that cheesy remake that felt like a Goosebumps episode didn't ruin its reputation. It still holds up.

Did the remake get much attention?? I haven't seen it yet but i keep hearing it's terrible.

by You people hate everythingreply 40902/27/2019

Denis Gifford's "Pictorial History of Horror Movies" has a section in it on Tod Slaughter's Victorian-style melodrama films from the 1930s like "Sweeney Todd" and "Murder in the Red Barn," which always intrigued me as they're pretty much unknown in America. Recently I found a cache of them online. They're actually really good.

by You people hate everythingreply 41002/27/2019

Another rare vintage horror find online: "The Lady and the Monster," an adaptation of "Donovan's Brain" featuring an eight miles high-camp performance by Erich von Stroheim (who no doubt also had a hand in the film's lusciously eerie look.)

by You people hate everythingreply 41102/27/2019

The Black Christmas remake came and went rather quickly if I remember. It played for about a week or two where I was living at the time and most people have forgotten about it. That's the funny thing about remakes - if they're bad, the public seems to forget they ever happened after a few years. I was walking in a Wal-Mart or Target a few years ago and saw DVDs of The Stepfather, The Hitcher, and Prom Night remakes and thought "They remade those? That's news to..." and then I realized I saw them in theaters. That's how unmemorable and worthless they were.

There are precious few remakes with staying power. Even ones like Texas Chainsaw and Dawn of the Dead that were decently received upon release aren't talked about much these days. One of the few I hear people still talking about is the remake of The Hills Have Eyes, which I really did believe usurped the original film (which I never really cared for.) IT was a mean, brutal little movie. The Ring is still spoken of highly as well.

by You people hate everythingreply 41202/27/2019

Can we get a fucking LIST r390? Not watching some neckbeard sperg on for 15 minutes when the films are probably just from someone else's list anyway.

by You people hate everythingreply 41302/27/2019

The neckbeard in R390 vid thinks Invasion of the Body Snatchers w Donald Sutherland is a B horror film. This is why we can't trust millennials with anything.

by You people hate everythingreply 41402/27/2019

Exactly, R414. I fear for our future. So many young people just don’t understand these concepts. They’re too subtle, or something. It’s why almost all horror movies made by Millennials terrible.

by You people hate everythingreply 41502/27/2019

r415 - the guy is listing films that were major theatrical releases. Even Killer Klowns was in the theater and on HBO like every night back in the day. I skimmed the video but I don't see any of the *obvious* B movies even mentioned at all. Does this guy think all horror by definition unless it's something like Deniro's Frankenstein, are B movies? And my god, he seems to have a following.

And I agree, I can't watch new horror at all, it's horrible. Certainly the ones made in the US/UK/Canada. There are a few exceptions I guess but they're generally foreign or foreign-produced.

by You people hate everythingreply 41602/27/2019

You’re a man after my own heart, R416.

by You people hate everythingreply 41702/27/2019

r417 - * putting down my VCR remote to hug you * lmao

by You people hate everythingreply 41802/27/2019

I love horror movies and a lot that have been mentioned are great. “Oculus” has not been mentioned. I think Netflix still has it. Watch it!

by You people hate everythingreply 41902/27/2019

One side note regarding the original "The Stepfather" from 1987, towards the beginning of the film when Terry O'Quinn strips down to shower, if you closely at the mirror, you can catch a brief glimpse of his dick from what I recall.

by You people hate everythingreply 42002/27/2019

The Stepfather is excellent. The first sequel wasn't that bad either. The remake was the definition of unmemorable. Like a Lifetime movie. I just remember Penn Badgely spend 94% of the movie shirtless.

by You people hate everythingreply 42102/27/2019

Oculus fizzled out for me. I only have a few recs from the 2000s/2010s. Let The Right One In, Rare Exports, The Guest, As Above So Below, The Witch, Primer, Goodnight Mommy, Beyond the Black Rainbow, The Pact, The Last Winter(a good movie regardless of genre). Drag Me To Hell was sort of fun, and Ginger Snaps was a good chick flick. I think the last 2 David Lynch movies are solid horror recs too. And I also liked "Mother!" and Get Out, and Clown.

by You people hate everythingreply 42202/27/2019

Oops I forgot one of my favorites!! Escape From Tomorrow

by You people hate everythingreply 42302/27/2019

Fulci's The Beyond is excellent. Also Zombi 2 , A Lizard in a Woman's Skin. Mike Flanagan's The Haunting of Hill House/ "Bent Neck Lady" has a very similar ending from a Fulci film called Don't Torture a Duckling. HMMM

So, I don't understand the hatred in this thread towards these Italian directors. I love giallo films.

by You people hate everythingreply 42402/27/2019

I don't recall Hill House having anything similar to Don't Torture A Duckling in it. Did I miss something?

Duckling is probably one of Fulci's best film if not THE best. Some of his films can get a little too lethargic at times, but his imagery is great. Some of them just lack a lot of excitement or narrative drive.

by You people hate everythingreply 42502/27/2019

Don’t Torture A Duckling is a rare giallo I actually liked. The Bird With the Crystal Plumage was pretty good. Is NY Ripper a giallo? I normally think I hate giallos because they’re always so ultimately ridiculous, but the more I think about them...

The Iron Rose isn’t a giallo but it should appeal to fans of the genre.

The Stepfather is so good! Yes you can clearly see McQuinn’s ass, bush, and small cock before he gets in the shower right in the beginning of the movie. I just started watching it again the other night. Amazon Prime has a gorgeous HD stream of it currently.

by You people hate everythingreply 42602/27/2019

[Quote] I was walking in a Wal-Mart or Target a few years ago and saw DVDs of The Stepfather, The Hitcher, and Prom Night remakes and thought "They remade those? That's news to..." and then I realized I saw them in theaters.

I didn't mind The Hitcher or Prom Night. They weren't good but also not the worst.

[Quote] Even ones like Texas Chainsaw and Dawn of the Dead that were decently received upon release aren't talked about much these days. One of the few I hear people still talking about is the remake of The Hills Have Eyes, which I really did believe usurped the original film (which I never really cared for.) IT was a mean, brutal little movie. The Ring is still spoken of highly as well.

The Texas Chainsaw remake will always be memorable to me thanks to that vagina gun scene lol. And i thought Dawn Of The Dead was good, it's the only decent movie Zack Snyder's done. I still haven't seen The Ring (entirely), i blame the scene with Amber Tamblyn in the closet.

by You people hate everythingreply 42702/28/2019

I really enjoyed The Conjuring movies. I've heard The Nun is terrible though??

by You people hate everythingreply 42803/04/2019

I hate slasher films. I like ghost stories.

by You people hate everythingreply 42903/04/2019

Can't wait to see Us! Hope it doesn't disappoint!

by You people hate everythingreply 43003/19/2019

The new version of "Pet Sematary" is coming out in April. I think it might be interesting. The next installment of "It" is coming out soon, too. But that no doubt will be more of the same, except the characters will be adults in that one.

by You people hate everythingreply 43103/19/2019

People are raving about both Us and the new Pet Sematary, so color me excited. I hope they're not empty hype like that shitty new Halloween movie.

by You people hate everythingreply 43203/19/2019

I'm looking forward to seeing both Us and Pet Semetary.

by You people hate everythingreply 43303/19/2019

I love horror films but horror hype is the worst. Seeing stuff blind is the only way these days

by You people hate everythingreply 43403/19/2019

Can anyone tell me what movie this scene is from? From what I remember, a forensics team use ultra violet light in a bedroom and it lights up the walls, ceiling, floor and bed all covered in blood, as well as the victims bloody hand prints smeared everywhere. And the owners of the house are sitting on the bed in total shock.

by You people hate everythingreply 43503/19/2019

Would anyone get upset if I ask R378 what the twist is in Pet Semetary?

by You people hate everythingreply 43603/19/2019

R436 It's in the trailer

by You people hate everythingreply 43703/19/2019

OK thanks

by You people hate everythingreply 43803/19/2019

Horror fans should check this out

by You people hate everythingreply 43903/19/2019

Can someone explain Hole in the Ground to me ?

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She spends the whole movie saying the kid is not her son. So it turns out turns out she is crazy and having visions and it turns out the boy she calls her son is a random boy she has kidnapped. Right ?

by You people hate everythingreply 44003/20/2019

Can anyone tell me what movie this scene is from? From what I remember, a forensics team use ultra violet light in a bedroom and it lights up the walls, ceiling, floor and bed all covered in blood, as well as the victims bloody hand prints smeared everywhere. And the owners of the house are sitting on the bed in total shock.

It's from a tv movie starring Valerie Bertinelli entitled "In A Child's Name." It was based on a true story, but that scene never happened in real life. The authorities did use ultra violet light in a bedroom to find traces of blood, but the dramatic scene where the couple (I think the couple are the parents of the murderer) in the bed turns off the light and and the whole room lights up with blood stains didn't happen.

by You people hate everythingreply 44103/20/2019

Thanks R441 much appreciated!

by You people hate everythingreply 44203/20/2019

I saw FEARLESS VAMPIRE KILLERS (1967) on TV recently and don't know what to make of it.

It's horror-comedy, obviously, but the tone is so weird and the pacing so bizarre. Maybe it's just dated? This is one of the few cases where I think a musical adaptation (TANZ DER VAMPIRES) improved massively on the film.

There's also the Polanski problem, and how to consider the movie separate from the real-life horror of the man.

by You people hate everythingreply 44303/21/2019

I too didn't know what to make of "The Fearless Vampire Killers." Polanski tried to make something he called "a dark fairy tale" but it came out a mess. He said it was because some film editor butchered it, cutting 20 minutes from it and redubbing the actor's voices to make them more American sounding. Maybe that's why you can hardly understand anything anybody says in this film. He also added a "ridiculous cartoon prologue." Polanski said that he felt "the way a mother must feel when she's given birth to a deformed child." He tried to get his name taken off the credits, but that didn't happen. Later on, there was a director's cut of the movie was released, but I didn't think it was much better. It's still not that scary, not that funny, and not that interesting. I did like the musical score though; I thought it was appropriately eerie; it was probably the scariest thing about the movie.

Polanski wanted his then lover Jill St. John to play Sarah the innkeeper's daughter, but the studio wanted him to use the up and coming young starlet Sharon Tate. A frowsy red wig was used to maker her look more Jewish. It didn't work; she didn't look more Jewish, she just looked like she was wearing a bad wig. It's too bad Sharon Tate was cast in this movie. If she hadn't been in "The Fearless Vampire Killers' she never would have gotten involved with Roman Polanski, and she never would have gotten married to him, and never would gone to live at 10500 Cielo Drive and never would have...well, you know.

by You people hate everythingreply 44403/21/2019

An early 70s British film called Blood on Satan's Claw (aka Satan's Skin) was good if memory serves me well. It, along with Witchfinder General and The Wicker Man, were part of a mini subgenre called 'folk-horror' as they were concerned with paganism, witchcraft etc rather than the Gothic produced by Hammer. Speaking of which, I agree with the earlier comment that they had pretty much lost it by the 70s though The Vampire Lovers and Vampire Circus have their moments. Not scary in the least, but interesting films nonetheless.

Of modern films, I'd cast another vote for the Spanish film Veronica - atmospheric and scary and made more so by knowing it's based on a true story. The Ritual was also good for most of it's running time but like many 'monster' films, it became less effective once the creature , along with the 'mystery', was revealed. Even so, it's worth watching. I also like both versions of Let the Right One In and The Woman in Black. The formers are good twists on the vampire genre and the latter are classic creepy ghost stories. Finally I'd also recommend the New Zealand comedy-horror flick What We Do in the Shadows. Any film that has a vampire sending a werewolf running off chasing an imaginary thrown stick gets a tick from me.

by You people hate everythingreply 44503/21/2019

I do wonder if it's possible for a film to be truly effective by never showing the monster/ghost/slasher/creature, etc. It seems like the one thing so many horror films have in common is how they instantly become a lot less scary once the evil is revealed and shown in bright light. I guess the original The Haunting does this, but I can't think of many more. Even really smart, artsy horror films that are so creepy, scary, and atmospheric in their first/2nd acts fall apart once they reveal the threat.

I think that's why Halloween is so effective, too. Although we see Michael Myers in the daylight, it's always from far away and he's always sorta blurry and then, you blink, and he's gone. He's mostly shot in shadows for the rest of the movie.

by You people hate everythingreply 44603/21/2019

R446 How about The Blair Witch Project?

by You people hate everythingreply 44703/21/2019

I guess some like Blair Witch, but I found it a bit meh.

by You people hate everythingreply 44803/21/2019

Has anyone seen this one? Any good?

by You people hate everythingreply 44903/21/2019

R449 not yet. It's on my list.

by You people hate everythingreply 45003/21/2019

I did not care for Cam?

Has anyone seen Hole in the Ground ?

by You people hate everythingreply 45103/22/2019

Just finished watching Cam. It's not a horror film at all but it was very entertaining to watch. I think many people hate it because it's one of those films where many things remain unexplained in the end and are left to the viewer's imagination to figure out.

by You people hate everythingreply 45203/22/2019

If you enjoy Gothic horror and film noir, I highly recommend The Spiral Staircase (1945) starring Ethel Barrymore and directed by Robert Siodmak.

by You people hate everythingreply 45303/24/2019

I just saw hole in the ground last night. It was ok. Could have definitely been better. Very good acting but story was just meh.

by You people hate everythingreply 45403/24/2019

I love Blair Witch.

by You people hate everythingreply 45503/24/2019

R455 - Love you too!

Mwah!

by You people hate everythingreply 45603/24/2019

"The Innocents" - 1961

by You people hate everythingreply 45703/24/2019

Really liked "Halloween 2018" and really hated "Hereditary". I prefer ghost stories to pure Horror - "The Changeling" with George C. Scott is a good one.

by You people hate everythingreply 45803/24/2019

Us was not a horror film. It definitely felt like an extended Twilight Zone episode. More bizarre than horrifying. I think I enjoyed it, for some of the optics and visuals, but the story def left me disappointed more than satisfied.

by You people hate everythingreply 45903/25/2019

I hated "The Blair Witch Project." So overrated. The plot was ripped off from "Cannibal Holocaust (the "found footage" angle)." The shaky camera (I guess that effect was used to make the movie seem more "authentic") gave me a headache. And the "iconic" scene were the stupid girl has the camera right up to her nose got laughs from the audience I saw it with.

by You people hate everythingreply 46003/25/2019

I'm a bit of an amateur dj and I've sampled "The Innocents" just for my own amusement, the creepy opening theme, the songs/humming/music box, the hide and seek sequence, and of course Miles' creepy poem about his dead lover rising from the grave. I friggin love that movie.

by You people hate everythingreply 46103/26/2019

[Quote] And the "iconic" scene were the stupid girl has the camera right up to her nose got laughs from the audience I saw it with.

Hence the spoof in Scary Movie.

by You people hate everythingreply 46203/26/2019

[quote] I hated "The Blair Witch Project." So overrated. The plot was ripped off from "Cannibal Holocaust (the "found footage" angle)." The shaky camera (I guess that effect was used to make the movie seem more "authentic") gave me a headache. And the "iconic" scene were the stupid girl has the camera right up to her nose got laughs from the audience I saw it with.

I hated it too. It was so totally hyped with its "documentaries" airing on MTV, SyFy and the History Channels. So me and my friends (all horror fanatics) went to see the "scariest film since the Exorcist." Meanwhile, the film consisted of three of the most annoying people [the actress with her over dramatic voice......] who didn't do much more than scream at each other, wander around and then haul ass away from their unseen supernatural threat. I was bored and unimpressed. I've seen made for television films on CBS that were far scarier. But I appreciate their brilliant marketing campaign. And give them credit for popularizing the found footage horror sub genre, even though it was more effective in Paranormal Activity. IMO.

by You people hate everythingreply 46303/26/2019

What other horror movies from 2018 are worth watching?

According to Letterboxd I've only seen 6 from last year and I wasn't that crazy about any of them: A Quiet Place (meh), Hereditary (liked the atmosphere/mood), Suspiria (too much old man Tilda, but a good atmosphere/mood), Halloween (I liked it for the most part, but i'm sure that's because the theater had a good audience), Unsane (forgotten all about it), and The Nun (awful).

I'm in the mood for a horror film tonight, but I can't think of any that I haven't seen that look appealing.

by You people hate everythingreply 46403/30/2019

The Malevolence movies are quite good. They do that "Halloween without being Halloween" thing really well. The last one even made me jump a few times which is rare these days.

by You people hate everythingreply 46503/30/2019

[Quote] Halloween (I liked it for the most part, but i'm sure that's because the theater had a good audience)

I had a shitty audience but I still wasn't overly impressed. I prefer H20 in a lot of ways.

by You people hate everythingreply 46603/30/2019

I like that Halloween is a choose your own adventure book at this point. I have different moods and sometimes want a different timeline.

by You people hate everythingreply 46703/30/2019

R467 lol I love that!

by You people hate everythingreply 46803/31/2019

Has anyone here seen US and if so what is it about exactly?

by You people hate everythingreply 46903/31/2019

R469 Oh such a loaded question! I thought Us was amazing, even a work of art to me, and you can’t even really explain what it is about . You need to see it and come up with your own interpretations Go see it, and really pay attention when you do, you won’t be disappointed!

by You people hate everythingreply 47003/31/2019

R464, I started this thread and I just saw one tonight that someone mentioned and I was shockingly surprised. It does take a a good 45 minutes to get going but its very modern and VERY good. Unfriended- Dark Web.

Pleasant surprise.

by You people hate everythingreply 47103/31/2019

R471 how does it compare to the first movie?

by You people hate everythingreply 47203/31/2019

I can’t wait to see Pet Sementary.

I just saw Haunting On Fraternity Row it was well made but having CGI do all the scary stuff was a bad idea. I waited a long time to watch because I thought it was about a bunch of good looking girls but it was about good looking guys.

by You people hate everythingreply 47303/31/2019

HoFR was a Piece of SHIT!!!

by You people hate everythingreply 47404/01/2019

I remember the first Malevolence had some merit. I am watching 2 right now and it feels inspired by Saw.

by You people hate everythingreply 47504/01/2019

R464, I would highly recommend "Resolution" and it's even more awesome sequel "The Endless".

"Dead Snow", and "Dead Snow 2" - though these are horror/comedies in the spirit of the Evil Dead movies. Also, "Murder Party".

by You people hate everythingreply 47604/01/2019

Murder Party was bizarre and fun R476 I love horror comedies like that one. I read the synopsis of US and it sounds really interesting and scary but I'm not a big fan of ambiguous cliffhanger endings in movies of any genre.

by You people hate everythingreply 47704/01/2019

R472- 20 times better!!!! I mildly enjoyed the first one though.

This one takes ALOT longer to get going, but its much darker territory, EXTREMELY timely, and if you watch it on your laptop like I did, you feel like you are IN THE FILM!!

It's very well done, and very disturbing. And not much blood either. (And I like more gore than less gore!)

by You people hate everythingreply 47804/01/2019

[quote] 25 Horror B Movies Actually Worth Watching

Sorry Dude, but "Invasion Of The Body Snatchers" 1978 wasn't a B movie but a big budget Hollywood A, and a hit too. And "Evil Dead" is a well known bonafide classic that begat 2 sequels and a TV show. People have seen it.

by You people hate everythingreply 47904/02/2019

[Quote] and if you watch it on your laptop like I did, you feel like you are IN THE FILM!!

I remember i had trouble keeping up with the first film when i saw it at the cinemas. But it was definitely better when i watched it on my laptop.

by You people hate everythingreply 48004/02/2019

I said this before but was ignored but I’m liking Into The Dark a series of short movies on Hulu I think the recent one I’m Just Fucking With You is the best one. It starts out kinda like After Hours and then turns Very dark. This is a Blumhouse production.

by You people hate everythingreply 48104/05/2019

Checked out Annabelle. It was ok but I thought Alfre Woodard did a terrible job. Also didn't need the magical negro trope.

by You people hate everythingreply 48204/05/2019

R459 You can watch here the the Twilight Zone episode that helped inspire Jordan Peele’s Us. It's called ‘Mirror Image,’ with Vera Miles:

by You people hate everythingreply 48304/05/2019

There's still something about this one.

by You people hate everythingreply 48404/05/2019

i'm watching Pyewacket on Hulu right now. Around 80 % on RT. Hasn't grabbed me yet...

by You people hate everythingreply 48504/05/2019

R483 An iconic Twilight Zone episode if ever there was one. The final scene scared the crap out of me. A bit of trivia...

[quote]The station also inspired Binghamton-native and Twilight Zone creator Rod Serling. A similar setting appeared in the popular episode Mirror Image. “It was very reminiscent of what he remembered of this station," says Luther. A lot has changed since Serling wrote about it. For instance, you can now get your tickets online, but you can still go old school and visit the ticket window. And that neon greyhound still runs over the sign out front.

by You people hate everythingreply 48604/06/2019

Thinking about signing up for CBS All Acess. Is the new Twilight Zone worth it ? Are all the episodes race related ?

by You people hate everythingreply 48704/06/2019

I loved halloween. Also The Ring (2002), silence of the lambs, woman in black, it follows. I thought the witch was very boring.

I like older horror movies from the 80s, 90s, and 2000s. They were much scarier. Back then they had to put more effort in the background music, film effects, and atmosphere. Most of the newer ones lack the creepy tension that old films have..

by You people hate everythingreply 48804/06/2019

Just watched "The Nun" on HBO, part of the ridiculous "Conjuring" series. Completely devoid of scares, tension or thrills. But plenty of "scary" (yawn) music cues and people flying backwards and hitting walls which is all these films offer.

by You people hate everythingreply 48904/07/2019

I enjoyed the Conjuring movies. The Annabelle spin-offs are ok. Although I did see the trailer for the third Annabelle and it looks utterly stupid.

by You people hate everythingreply 49004/07/2019

The Nun was awful.

The Annabelle, movie with the couple in the apartment in LA, was scary. The apartment used in the film was one of Ellen D's first residences when she moved to California. That place was huge.

by You people hate everythingreply 49104/07/2019

Conjuring 2 supposed to be good. Haven't seen it.

by You people hate everythingreply 49204/07/2019

Pet Sematary was unexpectedly dark. Have to say I was pleasantly surprised. This and The Prodigy were the best horror movies this year so far. I also have high hopes for Ma. The trailer looks very promising.

by You people hate everythingreply 49304/07/2019

Ma looks like fun. I've never seen Octavia play crazy before.

by You people hate everythingreply 49404/07/2019

Why are the vampires in the FX "What We Do In The Shadows" series so fat?

by You people hate everythingreply 49504/12/2019

I'm so excited about Ma. It just seemed to come out of nowhere with zero hype behind it or any plot descriptions floating out there. It looks like one of those great psycho biddy movies from the 60's and 70's. I hope Octavia camps it up and has a ball.

by You people hate everythingreply 49604/12/2019

i w3ouldnt call the director of The Help great (even though I like the movie)I will be surprised if he does a good horror movie...

by You people hate everythingreply 49704/12/2019

Tate Taylor certainly drained all the tension out of The Girl on the Train. I never read the book, but I hated the movie. So boring.

by You people hate everythingreply 49804/12/2019

Has anyone here seen that creepy puppet move Poe and if so was it good? Question about Pet Semetary, are the people that come back actually alive or just possessed corpses because people would kind of notice a family of rotting zombies.

by You people hate everythingreply 49904/12/2019

The Girl On The Train was such a waste of everyone's time. And it's a shame because I thought Emily did a good job. It also felt like Allison Janney was there for about 30 seconds.

by You people hate everythingreply 50004/12/2019

Not a film, but "Black Summer" on Netflix is pretty solid. Extremely simple, but effective:

by You people hate everythingreply 50104/13/2019

When I see something about zombie I say not another one ! Samantha Morton is a favorite actress of mine I still didn’t watch recent season.

by You people hate everythingreply 50204/13/2019

R502 I like her, too. She's courageous and uninhibited. You can tell she gives 100%. Her acting is an immersive experience.

by You people hate everythingreply 50304/13/2019

Yes, r503, she was excellent in, "Harlots".

by You people hate everythingreply 50404/13/2019

"Question about Pet Semetary, are the people that come back actually alive or just possessed corpses because people would kind of notice a family of rotting zombies."

In the novel it appears that the dead person or animal that comes back from the dead comes back changed in some way but is not a rotting corpse. They're dead...but alive. In some cases, like it way with Jud's dog, they come back kind of slow and stunned and zombielike. Jud said that washing his returned from the dead dog was like washing "a piece of breathing meat." But in the case of a bull named Hanratty, the animal became totally murderous, attacking anything that moved. Timmy Baterman, the soldier whose father takes his body to the Micmac burial ground, doesn't kill anybody but is some kind of an all knowing, demonic, retarded looking creep. Church comes back not particularly dangerous (except to birds and mice and whatnot) but definitely evil. Gage comes back a killing machine. Who knows what Rachel is like when she comes back, but I doubt the outcome is good. At any rate, it seems that burying a pet might not cause that much trouble but burying a human in the Micmac burial ground is bound to be disastrous.

by You people hate everythingreply 50504/13/2019

Is anyone going to see that La Llorona movie?

by You people hate everythingreply 50604/15/2019

What do we think of the Child's Play remake?

by You people hate everythingreply 507Last Friday at 11:55 AM

"Is anyone going to see that La Llorona movie?"

I'm supposed to see it this week end. I was going to see "Pet Sematary" but after finding out more about it (I know the ending now) I decided to skip it. The ending, I thought, was really crappy.

by You people hate everythingreply 508Last Friday at 12:33 PM

R508 good idea. Hopefully the other movie is better lol

by You people hate everythingreply 509Last Friday at 12:44 PM

The original The Woman in Black is up there with the most frightening movies I have seen. It will be considered too slow for younger viewers.

Fun Fact: The main actor played Harry Potters father.

by You people hate everythingreply 510Last Friday at 12:45 PM

I think the CHild's Play film looks like the BEST WORST FILM EVER. Like EVER.

by You people hate everythingreply 511Last Friday at 12:55 PM

[quote]Is anyone going to see that La Llorona movie?

I saw in the trailer that it uses the laziest horror special effect ever. The one where a human character's mouth or eyes suddenly turn really large and black, often with black liquid coming out? Leaning on that cheesy effect is, to me, an example of a lack of imagination in inducing fright.

I was kind of digging [italic]Grave Encounters[/italic] and then this happened and I turned it off. I was so disappointed.

It's almost as lame as the "suddenly speed up a character" thing where moving unnaturally fast is supposed to be so terrifying. That used to just be used in trailers, and I thought it was shit, but then they even started to do it in movies.

by You people hate everythingreply 512Last Friday at 1:08 PM

Ok I just checked RT and my suspicions appear to be true:

[quote]Content to coast on jump scares rather than tap into its story's creepy potential, The Curse of La Llorona arrives in theaters already broken.

by You people hate everythingreply 513Last Friday at 1:11 PM

I like Linda Cardellini a lot (loved her in Green Book) but judging her by the trailer I don’t like her in this I know RT can be misleading but 36 is stinky. I finally saw Us and I loved but still I wonder if it would have worked as a B Movie.

I too was very much looking forward to watching Pet but the more I read the less I wanted to go. Once it was billed for having a high score. Now it has 58. We still have It 2 to look forward too.

Has anyone mentioned The Domestics on this thread ?

by You people hate everythingreply 514Last Friday at 1:36 PM

R514 you mean this movie?

by You people hate everythingreply 515Last Friday at 1:42 PM

Yes. Very highly rated. I believe Kate Bosworth had a hand in producing Never watched the series but I believe one of the hunks from a teen Wolf Stars.

by You people hate everythingreply 516Last Saturday at 12:44 AM

I just watched Us. It's on putlocker/the internet now. It was so twisted, but not that scary. I felt the same about last year's Get Out. I don't understand the critics who rate it for being " deep ". I don't think about the deeper meaning, I just want to be scared.

by You people hate everythingreply 517Last Saturday at 1:03 AM

R516 I thought it was bad. It had some cool ideas but the movie just didn't come together for me. The highlight was getting to see Tyler Hoechlin's hairy chest.

by You people hate everythingreply 518Last Saturday at 3:17 AM

I'm don't know what to make of Brightburn. And i'm wondering if Gunn's involvement with the movie will have any effect on it.

by You people hate everythingreply 519Last Sunday at 10:45 AM

"I SUPER FUCKING LOVED IT"

OP, this is a site for adults.

by You people hate everythingreply 520Last Sunday at 10:57 AM

Another great scene from The Innocents is when Kerr sees the male ghost staring down at her from atop a tower. Notice how all sounds stop for these moments, then start up again afterward. Brilliant use of sound to create mood.

Surprised no one has mentioned any of the classic Val Lewton films here: The Cat People, I Walked With a Zombie, The Leopard Man, The Curse of the Cat People. Essentially low-budget B pictures in their day, they’re all regarded as classics of the genre now. (And The Seventh Victim has a sequence when Kim Hunter in a shower is threatened by a shadowy villain, presaging Psycho by more than a decade.)

Also, of all his suspense films, Hitchcock’s The Birds is really more of a horror film, while Frenzy certainly has giallo moments. Both excellent films. (The Italian genre films were all influenced by Hitchcock.)

Even some other 40’s films certainly qualify as horror, like Hangover Square, immensely helped by Bernard Herrmann’s masterful score.

by You people hate everythingreply 521Last Sunday at 10:30 PM

Just saw, "Us". It was solid until the very end.

**** S P O I L E R ******

What a crappy twist, it made no sense that she would forget who she was, and as soon as she saw them, she would know what they are.

by You people hate everythingreply 522Last Sunday at 10:49 PM

[Quote] Surprised no one has mentioned any of the classic Val Lewton films here: The Cat People, I Walked With a Zombie, The Leopard Man, The Curse of the Cat People.

I've only seen the Cat People remake. Which was [italic]something else[/italic] lol

by You people hate everythingreply 523Last Sunday at 10:53 PM
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