Throw in the wider spread use of social media, where feedback became instantaneous, and the gap between fan and filmmaker became irrevocably closer. Foxx does his best chary cabbie while Cruise ditches his iconic heroics for a convincing, sociopathic kind of villainy. Though it appears to be a standard crime movie, Kill List rapidly becomes an intense and claustrophobic horror film that only builds on its own tension until it reaches boiling point and then goes beyond that as well. The only disappointment about the film is that it makes it impossible for a sequel, despite the endless possibilities thanks to its choose-your-own-adventure concept. One day a missile strikes their building causing a large crack to open in the ceiling and soon after, Dorsa comes to believe that a malevolent spirit has taken residence in their house. But this killer he seeks is way more than he bargained for, and their cat-and-mouse game gets bloody and terrifying.
Year of Release: 1959 Overall Rating: 3. Playing with time and truth, Nolan spins the rare detective story that keeps the audience guessing until the end. Archived from on October 14, 2014. Wild Things 1998 As far as steamy neo-noirs set in Florida go, Wild Things is in a class by itself. The R-rated movie is a direct sequel to the first film, as Alien s followed Alien. This year, presented a few shows from the series that really gave us horror fans a much needed jolt of excitement.
But directed by Michael Mann, who captures a merciless underworld and layers every frame with delicious tension, Collateral makes enough surprising turns to separate itself from more pedestrian offerings. The plot for his 2011 horror film concerns a British soldier returning home from Kiev only to join an old friend as contract killers. In 2011, Netflix split its subscription services into two offerings: one for streaming and another for physical media. Though there are scenes of explicit violence, it never feels unnecessary or overused, Wheatley wields his camera in a way to suggest and imply our existing fears and keeps his cards close to his chest as the plot unfolds. Naomi Watts plays an aspiring actress who befriends an amnesiac Laura Harring. Tom Stall Viggo Mortensen is a small-town Indiana diner owner… until he's not.
Think Olivia Pope from Scandal, but somehow more intense. Tony Gilroy's Oscar-winning legal drama is addictive fun in that way complex conspiracy yarns can be, and it has a handful of memorable exchanges to boot -- wait till you see the final confrontation with Tilda Swinton. It bonds with its scientist-parents, Adrien Brody and Sarah Polley, but then things turn deadly. Season 5 was so good, filled with lore, rage, demons and apocalypse battles that 6 feels more like the misplaced stepchild of the series. His next project was a film about a sound designer, played by Toby Jones, who ventures to Italy in order to work on a film called The Equestrian Vortex, but is shocked to learn that he is working on a violent slasher film. Night Shyamalan Actors: Bruce Willis, Haley Joel Osment, Toni Collette, Olivia Williams Plot: A child psychologist helps a boy who unbelievably communicates with spirits while it tears his mother apart. One Hour Photo 2002 Robin Williams's Sy Parrish is every bit as tender and thoughtful as the actor's characters in Dead Poet's Society and Good Will Hunting.
With Jake Gyllenhaal's cartoonist-turned-gumshoe Robert Graysmith at the center, and Robert Downey Jr. So that means 1 one doesn't have to be better than 50. Cary Elwes plays a sympathetic doctor, Michael Biehn the investigator on the case. I slept like a baby that night and I haven't stopped watching horror movies since. This isn't meant to be a top 50 or something, but rather a list of good horror I have seen so far. Year of Release: 1976 Overall Rating: 3.
A detailed, authentic view of Puritanical life in the 1630s, one exiled family finds themselves torn apart by witchcraft, black magic, and possession. The Predator will look as it did in the original film, but is joined by a new breed, together with Predator hounds and Predator falcons for the hunt. Each suffocating second of Good Time, blistered by the neon backgrounds of Queens, New York and propelled by warped heartbeat of Oneothrix Point Never's synth score, finds Connie evading authorities by tripping into an even stickier situation. This one devolves into a horror climax as surely as any other film on this list. At the same time, there is such an undercurrent of hidden emotion and depth to the movie that it only makes the violence more provocative and responsive as the viewer quickly becomes invested within the struggles of each character and are invested within the central story. You may not see it now, but it is on its way.
Like super-spy Jason Bourne, Ripley is the perfect role for Damon: You never quite know what's lurking under the surface. Director Alain Guiraudie shoots this psychosexual drama with maximum gaze to make a case for Franck's lust. Also due apologies to M. To do so, he must decipher reality and life from his own dreams, delusions, and perceptions of death. This is another classic film, filled with unbelievable acting from Robert DeNiro, Jodie Foster, Cybill Shepherd and Harvey Keitel. Think beautiful, uninhibited women are here to corrupt and ruin your children? Nightmare on Elm Street will also suck in that Micheal Bay way, but will lack the 13ths peculiar charm. What separates I Saw the Devil from many other films in its genre is how bleakly humorous it is.
Sophie Sandrine Bonnaire is the new maid for the Lelièvres, a wealthy, picturesque family that dines on mussels and ends evenings listening to Mozart operas. The flavor of mystery is baked into it all, but you're better off luxuriating in this surreal bath than scrutinizing the plot. It evokes a sense of unease and corruption as both the viewer and the central character rapidly become lost within this fictional film and gradually becomes more complex and deep as the story continues to plough along at a wonderfully slow burn. Platinum Dunes, the producers of the Texas Chainsaw Massacre and Friday The 13th remakes, have got rid of Robert Englund, but replaced him with serious acting talent in Jackie Earle Haley. This list includes gothic horror, body horror, ghost stories, cannibals, and even a documentary.