Place yourself amidst geeky stuff, comic books, romance novels and seal yourself at home. Why you ask? Its Friday the 13, the most ominous day since times immemorial or if you are the type who loves to take a dig at the Paraskevidekatriaphobic people, then here’s the deal-watch these underrated horror films and prove your mettle. A word of caution though, these movies are terrifying.
A family moves into a house and their life falls at the mercy of the supernatural that are bent to snatch their comatose child into another realm. While the genre continues to creep toward exorcisms, thrill killers and the mentally deranged, Insidious is an unnerving pseudoscience fiction that not everyone’s nerves can handle.
The exorcism of Emily Rose
Based on a true story, the movie is a series of rather disturbing flashbacks (devoid of any head spinning or projectile vomit) that is sure to scare even the most rational person. Part courtroom-drama and part supernatural-thriller,it shows the trial of a priest charged with the murder of a possessed girl.
Based on supernatural investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren’s accounts, The Conjuring offers a generous dose of chilling thrills. The nerve wrecking scenes will most likely linger even after the movie is over, It’s not for the chicken hearted.
On the lookout of a scoop for his next book. a true-crime writer moves into a home of a murdered. Where he stumbles upon films showing a series of families being murdered, each more gruesome and terrifying than the previous. Masterful soundtrack coupled with disturbing imagery is a perfect horror treat for those seeking thrills.
Ever imagined spending a magical weekend in a remote cabin in the middle of nowhere? After watching this movie, you are sure to think twice the next time you think about it. What if somebody showed up on your doorstep and wouldn’t leave? What if there was more than one of them, and they wanted to get in your home to do you harm? It’s this idea that makes The Strangers so terrifying.
Real life fears of being lost underground, trapped in closed dark spaces occupies the centre stage in this horror flick. Six women on an underground expedition to explore uncharted passage soon lose their way and find themselves trying to fend off lives in the caves taking the audience along.
The Woman in Black
While the plot does not have much meat, its the editing that makes the audience sweat and take the trill to an unfathomable height. The paranormal is such that it will make you scream and scream at anything you see on the screen. So, yes its a terrifying watch.