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When the music stops, you’ll see him in the mirror standing behind you.
I’m a big horror fan, and I’ve been searching for years to find a movie that would genuinely scare me. There’s something about ghost stories that just set the spine tingling; maybe it’s because they might be real? These stories have to come from somewhere, right?
It’s not the house that is haunted. It’s your son.
For Josh and Renai Lambert, the joy of moving into a new house is shattered when their son, Dalton, has an accident in the attic and is rendered comatose.
Dalton recovers in due time, but what caused his accident in the first place? What’s causing the strange activity in the house? And why do the Daltons feel increasingly sure that they are not alone in their new home?
Insidious is a strong, suspense-filled horror movie. The main cast give strong performances but it’s the bumbling sidekicks played by Angus Tucker and Leigh Whannell (who also wrote Insidious) who truly steal the show.
Houses don’t kill people. People kill people.
In 1975, when the Lutz family move into their new house (what is it with people moving into haunted houses?), they are unaware of its sordid history. Previous owners, the DeFeo family, were murdered by patriarch Ronald, who claimed that it was the voices in the house who told him to do it. Are these the same voices that seem to be talking to the Lutz children?
This movie is a remake of the original 1979 version, but I chose this version simply because Ryan Reynolds plays George Lutz. It’s rare to see him in such a role, and he pulls it off very well, as does Chloe Grace Moretz, star of Kick-Ass and Let Me In.
Show yourself. Gods have nothing to fear. Or, do they?
Based on the novel by acclaimed horror writer, Dean Koontz, Phantoms finds sisters Jennifer and Lisa Paige in a seemingly abandoned Colorado town. Nothing is as it seems, though, and the creepy atmosphere slowly gives way to full-on horror as we find out the secret.
Phantoms features early roles for stars Ben Affleck, Rose McGowan and Liev Schrieber, as well as an appearance from the late screen legend, Peter O’Toole.
Blair Erickson’s directorial debut finds reporter Anne teaming up with crazed novelist Thomas Blackburn to uncover the horrifying secret behind the drug DMT-19.
I stumbled across this low budget gem the other day on an OD movie station. It’s equal parts intriguing, horrifying, and, surprisingly, rather humourous. Ted Levine’s character steals the show as an ersatz Hunter S. Thompson.
Not all scares are confined to haunted houses.
There’s a wide world of fright out there, so it’s time to looks at other films, like The Conjuring in tone, but with a slightly different edge.
You can’t leave. She won’t let you.
In 2040, the starship Event Horizon disappeared on its maiden voyage. It’s reappearance seven years later is just as unusual, but that’s nothing compared to what it brought back with it.
I have to say that this is one of my favourite films of all time. It’s effectively a haunted house in space, and it really works!
It’s Halloween, everyone’s entitled to one good scare.
What do you do when a masked maniac comes at you with a knife? Run! Hide! Panic!
There has never been a better use of a Captain Kirk mask in screen history.
We’re going to get you. We’re going to get you. Not another peep. Time to go to sleep.
The sequels went for laughs, but the original is pure horror.
Creativity flows best on a low budget and Bruce Campbell shines in his first starring role.
Whatever your reason, hopefully you’ll have a few hair raising encounters with these titles!
Your favourite ghost story not on the list? Have you had enough of Bruce Campbell’s chin for one lifetime? Maybe I got it just right, or maybe these movies just don’t do it for you. We want to know! Just jot down your thoughts in the comments section!
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