Friday, October 30, 2009

Ten Movies To Watch on Halloween.

By: Sweetreviewer

In case you decide to stay home on Halloween or have some extra time to spare before you hit up a Halloween bash here are some horror movie suggestions to get a Horrific fix on All Hallows Eve. This list includes slasher films,vampires,zombies,witches and films that will compel you to psychosis.

1. Halloween (1978)– No horror lover can go on Halloween without watching this classic. This film by John Carpenter gave birth to slasher films. Michael Myers Haddonfield’s serial killer will terrify you. You will enjoy this movie because of his psychological nature. Plus Jamie Lee Curtis came to stardom as Halloween’s Scream Queen.

2. The Exorcist (The Version You've Never Seen (1973) - Another classic that will be sure to creep you out and keep you from sleeping at night. Linda Blair does a stellar performance as a girl possessed by a demon. Its psychological and Horrifying. Based on William Peter Blatty's best selling novel by the same name. Watch the one with the classic spider walk.

3. The Shining (1980)- Classic Stanley Kubrick featuring Jack Nicholson as Johnny ---Adapted by Stephen King's novel by the same name --- Full of suspense.

4. Interview with the Vampire(1994)- Just because it was one of the best Vampire films ever done. Because of its eloquent, alluring style in the vampiric genre.Adapted from Anne Rice’s novel by the same name. This film will definitely leave you wanting and desiring blood.

5. Night of the Living Dead(1968) - George A. Romero’s 1968 classic Zombie film. The one that started it all. Also check out the 90's version.

6. The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (70's and 2004 version)- Full of gore. It will terrify you because story line something that is capable of happening in a small town. It will definitely drive you to insanity. If it hasn’t already.

7. The Thing (1982) - Shape shifting alien, why not? Will cause paranoia if viewed. Go for it.

8. Suspiria (1977)- One of the best films involving witches ever done. Dario Argento creates art in this cult classic with his directing and filming style. Bright reds are sure to drive you mad. Plus it features amazing background music by Goblin.

9. A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984) - It might no longer scare you but you can pass it on to another generation. But when you were younger it scared you to death and it prevented you from going to sleep. Classic Wes Craven. Freddy Krueger a child killer who is burned alive and comes back to haunt and seek revenge by killing in dreams.

10. Trick 'r Treat (2009)- Halloween night is no longer complete without watching this incredible homage to Halloween night.

Which one is your favorite and why? Also what other films would you have added?


William Malmborg said...

Great list. Somehow I've missed Trick'r Treat (2009). I will have to go check that out soon. I always throw Friday the 13th part 2 into my Halloween viewing as well due to the fact that it scared me to death on Halloween night in 1998.

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