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20Jul/17

Scariest Horror Movies

Now and again we dwell in an period when certain upcoming horror motion pictures elicit unusual levels of anticipation. The debut feature from Spanish director J.A. Bayona (The Unattainable) was produced by his good friend Guillermo Del Toro, and admittedly feels prefer it. It actually has many of the hallmarks of Del Toro’s own Spanish-language horror films, with its give attention to youngsters, its marvelously atmospheric setting, its short bursts of stunning violence and its ghostly apparitions.

Drew Goddard’s The Cabin in the Woods, co-written by Joss Whedon, is the story of a gaggle of faculty kids who journey to a, yes, cabin in the woods and get besieged by what you might call a Zombie Redneck Torture Household.” But it is also the story of two white collar workplace drones who watch the slaughter in real time, and make damn nicely certain it hits every cliché possible.

The slasher movies A Nightmare on Elm Road , Friday the thirteenth , Halloween and Kid’s Play all saw sequels in the Nineteen Nineties, most of which met with varied amounts of success on the box workplace, but all have been panned by critics, aside from Wes Craven’s New Nightmare (1994) and …