There’s nothing better than to watch a scary movie curled up in bed, such that every tick and click is magnified and every shadow and flicker leaves you dotted with goosebumps and wondering whether you really are watching the movie alone… Adrenaline pumping, heart thumping – the experience of watching a good horror movie is unparalleled. We’ve complied a list of five of our favourite horror films which will keep you riveted to the screen.
A Quiet Place
“If they hear you, they hunt you”. This movie is centered around not making a noise. Its something about the lack of dialogue that visually engages the viewer. A Quiet Place showcases some excellent acting and an unusual precursor which is quite gripping.
Get Out is a psychological thriller which while being an excellent horror film also touches on the topic of racism. The multi layered story and the constant plot twists render ‘Get Out’ an excellent watch.
The VVitch is has been directed by a Sundance Festival Award Winner. This story is based on New England and the prevalent Witch hunts that took place in the area. Historically, the witch hunts in the US took place in Salem. This movie is absolutely beautiful! The cinematography really stands out and makes this one of the top recommended horror watch.
Silence of the Lambs
The Silence of the Lambs is still one of the most highly rated horror films. Although this movie is skewed towards being a psychological thriller, its the mere fact that the plot is so realistic that makes it all the more scary. Definitely one of the scariest movies we’ve ever seen!
Hereditary is a recently released horror film. In this film when the matriarch of the family passes away, her daughter and grandchildren begin to unravel cryptic and increasingly terrifying secrets about their ancestry, trying to outrun the sinister fate they have inherited. From the director of ‘The Witch’ (mentioned earlier in this list), Hereditary is also a must watch horror film.