Horror films are made to frighten or shock the viewer through the means of the macabre, fantastic or supernatural, and thus frequently overlapping with science fiction. Perhaps more than any other genre, what is considered to be a horror film has varied from decade to decade. Suggested menace that was once clearly a provenance of horror now would be categorized as a mystery or a crime thriller (The Silence of the Lambs), with the term "horror" applied to films which display more explicit gore (Wes Craven's New Nightmare). These films frequently overlap with thriller, science fiction and fantasy.
Call it a noble effort, or even a gushing cut above your typical Platinum Dunes fare, but the one thing few are likely to call director/co-screenwriter Fede Alvarez's Evil Dead is, as the poster so modestly states it, … More~ Jason Buchanan
Having opted for a sensory-assault approach to shocking moviegoers in his first five features, director Rob Zombie performs a somewhat surprising 180 with The Lords of Salem. A slow-burning tale of possession that … More~ Jason Buchanan