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Old 16-12-2012, 13:39
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Watch The Crazies - bloody excellent
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Old 16-12-2012, 14:46
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was that the one that had a very young jennifer aniston in
Yep that's the one.
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Old 16-12-2012, 15:27
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It goes without saying this is all my opinion, right?
Right. Seriously though, it's embarrassing to admit this, but I used the wrong smiley (should be , not ) so my response came across as snarky, which wasn't my intention. I'm sorry.

Thanks for the list of home invasion movies, I do like this genre. Will watch out for a couple of the ones I haven't seen. Didn't like Panic Room, though (not up to Fincher's usual standard), haven't seen the original Funny Games but I saw the American one with Tim Roth, hated that too (found the playing around with the structure of the film pretentious)

Some others include Mother's Day with Rebecca De Mornay (done by the Saw guys, so quite nasty) and both Last Houses on the Left. I may be one of the few people who enjoyed the remake. A highly unpleasant Italian one, House on the Edge of the Park, which I've never had the balls to watch. A recent Spanish film on the same theme, Kidnapped, has garnered good reviews but there doesn't seem to have been a UK release as yet...
I found Panic Room generic but fun. Thought the original Funny Games was meh. I won't watch Mother's Day because I heard the level and volume of violence against a person are similar to those in The Girl Next Door, Angst and Concrete (a.k.a. The Girl in the Concrete), the three films I wouldn't want to watch again. I rather avoid similar films as I'm not into torture porn. Haven't seen House on the Edge of the Park and Kidnapped. Found High Tension disappointing. I plan to watch The Perfect Host and Kidnapped some day.

I liked those films:
Dream Home (am not keen on Josie Ho, but she was good in here; crazily violent but the film's take on Hong Kong's housing problem saved the film)
Desperate Hours (and its surprisingly good remake with Mickey Rourke in the Bogart role)
3-Iron (definitely not horror/suspense, though)
Wait Until Dark
Vengeance is Mine
Midnight FM (I dislike the first ten minutes which I'd describe as a tribute to Taxi Driver and I found the ending rather weak, but the middle was great).

I can't decide whether to put The Pact on that list. It's on the list if it's qualified.
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Old 17-12-2012, 13:09
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This might be one, but i've yet to view it

Zombie horror infests the Large Hadron Collider

http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/cu...-collider.html
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Old 18-12-2012, 19:45
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The Mist - it's been mentioned already, but it really is a great horror film.

The Thing (2011) - it's taken a pounding from many people, but I don't understand why. I thought it was a decent prequel & seamlessly leads into the 1982 film, almost as if it's the same film.
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Old 18-12-2012, 20:51
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Leprechaun, very cheesy but still fun to watch.
The sequels are really good too, the space one is really funny. Only one I havn't seen is number 6.

Theres Leprechaun: Origins coming out in 2013. It will be done by Lionsgate and WWE Studios so will have a decent budget.

I hope Warwick Davis continues the role.
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Old 19-12-2012, 13:52
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Ooh I didn't know there was going to be another sequel. Another one I have to add is Puppet Master.
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Old 27-01-2013, 16:45
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oohh silent hill is quite popular in here i would like to watch mirrors 2 at some point..i just seen a clip and it looks not bad
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Old 27-01-2013, 20:00
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Burnt Offerings

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0074258/

far better than 6.1 on IMDB
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Old 27-01-2013, 20:26
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I saw 'Vacancy' on TV last year and it scared the bejesus out of me - its not spooky but I found it very frightening - maybe I'm a bit of a lightweight when it comes to horror
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Old 27-01-2013, 20:42
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My personal votes would go to both Jeepers Creepers films. I remember particularly enjoying the second one, though the first is excellent. Despite the questionable background of the director, these are two of my favourite modern horrors.
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Old 27-01-2013, 22:20
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to whoever mentioned spanish film kidnapped - i saw this at frightfest in 2011, still not forgotten it. it's genuinely gut wrenching and doesn't skimp on anything. from what i remember i think it's done in a series of very long takes.. maybe 8, like hitchcock's rope.

underrated film i think is the pact. it takes a lot to creep me out these days, and that definitely did.
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Old 28-01-2013, 17:54
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I was deliciously frightened by The Ring - the way that girl comes out of the TV/Well and does that jerky walking thing with her hair hanging over her face.....the brief look you get at the dead faces of the victims and their expressions gives me the shivers.
Nightmare on Elm Street when it first came out was a brilliant scare fest.
Not sure if it's horrow film as such but I remember seeing a terribly violent flick with my then fiance in 1983 called 'Class of 1984' and it really upset me so much that I burst into tears during the closing credits....I don't go in for gore or graphic violence, I much prefer the implied suspense type genre like you get in those old Night Gallery/Evil Touch or Tales of the Unexpected shows. My own imagination is vivid enough to scare the heck out of me
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Old 28-01-2013, 18:04
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Dolls
In the mouth of madness
Maniac cop
Candyman
Brain damage
Basket case
Boneyard
Hellraiser: Inferno
Puppetmaster
Prince of darkness
Puppet Master has recently been given a better release with audio commentary exclusive to the UK, released by a new company called 88Films:

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Puppetmaster...9395945&sr=1-7

(Just in case you didn't know)
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Old 28-01-2013, 19:58
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My personal votes would go to both Jeepers Creepers films. I remember particularly enjoying the second one, though the first is excellent. Despite the questionable background of the director, these are two of my favourite modern horrors.
I love Jeepers Creepers.

I like the concept of the monster & its remorseless nature, plus the fact that it wins in the end.

The second isn't as strong, but still a decent watch & I think it was ripe for a 3rd outing just to finish it, but it looks as if it isn't going to happen, as it's been 10 years since number 2.
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Old 28-01-2013, 19:59
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Triangle
Tortured
The crazies
The signal
My little eye
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Old 28-01-2013, 20:10
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When I think of underrated horror films the first one that comes to mind is When a Stranger Calls (2006). I can see it's not the most psychological or clever horror film but for cheap thrills I guess you could say it's very good.
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Old 28-01-2013, 20:46
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I think Wolf Creek. It left me feeling very disturbed and scared which hardly any horror movies do, but it's considered average by most.
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Old 28-01-2013, 21:00
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The strangers scared the crap out of me. I started watching it at night but had to switch off half way through and watch the rest during the day! I'm going to look into them though if its "better" as some posters say....

I also liked white noise, that to scared the crap out of me and gave me nightmares lol I am abit of a wet fish when it comes to do with physiological films rather than blood and guts.
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Old 29-01-2013, 13:17
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My personal votes would go to both Jeepers Creepers films. I remember particularly enjoying the second one, though the first is excellent. Despite the questionable background of the director, these are two of my favourite modern horrors.
Jeepers Creepers 3 is due for a release this year apparently. Rumours are that Trish from the first film teams up with Jack Taggart Snr and Jnr to track down the creeper.
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Old 29-01-2013, 13:32
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The Burning
Cat's Eye
Daybreakers
Dead End
Devil
Drag Me To Hell
Event Horizon
The Exorcism Of Emily Rose
Frailty
Insidious
Mimic
The Mist
The Mothman Prophecies
Night of The Creeps
Orphan
Paperhouse
Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale
Ravenous
Road Kill
Rogue
Session 9
Slither
The Strangers
Triangle
Trick r' Treat
Troll Hunter
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Old 29-01-2013, 23:28
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Is Troll Hunter a horror film?

I agree it's brilliant & probably underrated, but it's not a horror film.
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Old 29-01-2013, 23:35
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I liked the US remake of "The Ring".
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Old 29-01-2013, 23:43
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The Blair Witch Project
Phenomena
Halloween III, IV and V
Let's Scare Jessica to Death
Drag Me To Hell
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Old 30-01-2013, 00:14
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Puppet Master has recently been given a better release with audio commentary exclusive to the UK, released by a new company called 88Films:

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Puppetmaster...9395945&sr=1-7

(Just in case you didn't know)
Oooh
But I already own a Puppet Master Boxset.

Dog Soldiers is a fine little Brit Horror and the werewolves looked actually quite good to me.

Jacob's Ladder - May or may not be classed as a horror depending on your interpretation but I think it's complex character makes it a great "Horror" movie. It's believed to have partly inspired the Silent Hill games.


Maniac Cop
The Prince of Darkness
Deadly Friend
Hansel &Gretel (Not the Hollywood version)
Ghoulies
Near Dark
Critters
House (1986 Steve Miner)
Vamp
The Company of Wolves
The Gate
Don't be afraid of the Dark 1973

Edit: I remember quite an old film that was like an anthology and one of the stories involved someone being walled in with a cat. And I think a cat was the running theme through the anthology. It's not Cat's Eyes. It's older then that. Not The Black Cat I don't think. But it's certainly not a new film. Might have been 70's or 60's. Think it was in black and white.
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