Trends of Terror 2019: 64 Psychological Thrillers

Psychological thrillers depict the unstable or delusional psychological states of its characters. They focus on the complex and often tortured relationships between obsessive and pathological characters. In this edition of Trends of Terror, film critic Steve Hutchison reviews 64 psychological thrillers sorted from best to worst. How many have you seen?

Animal Antagonist

ANIMAL MOVIES

 

 This category includes animal species that exist or have existed in our world, including dinosaurs or imaginary breeds of animals.
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2019
A deaf teenager attempts to survive in a world under attack from primeval creatures.
2019
A doctor and his family relocate to a rural town, next to a haunted cemetery.
2019
Paintings and sculptures by an unknown artist take the lives of those who get too greedy.
2019
A collection of animal paintings unleash horror on a family guilty of the seven deadly sins.
2019
Two estranged brothers working on a script end up being chased by the digital sharks of their unreleased film.
2019
After a seance, a group of friends are tormented by the grim reaper and his undead cat.
2019
Three vloggers discover that their neighbors are being replaced by doppelgangers.
2019
A crypto-zoological agency faces off against a battery of god-sized monsters.
2018
Pain and death strike seven times.
2018
A man who hears voices becomes a threat for his family.
Apocalyptic War

Two popular subgenres converge. Film critic Steve Hutchison covers 50 excellent apocalyptic war films and ranks them mathematically. A synopsis, five ratings, and a review are provided for each film. How many have you seen?

Monster Invasion

Two popular subgenres converge. Film critic Steve Hutchison covers 50 excellent monster invasion films and ranks them mathematically. A synopsis, five ratings, and a review are provided for each film. How many have you seen?

Whodunit Slashers

Two popular subgenres converge. Film critic Steve Hutchison covers 50 excellent whodunit slashers and ranks them mathematically. A synopsis, five ratings, and a review are provided for each film. How many have you seen?

Streaks of Terror 2019: My Favorite Horror Movie Franchises

Nightmare on Elm Street, Friday the 13th, Halloween, Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Hellraiser, Child’s Play, Scream, Saw, Alien, Predator, Evil Dead – Film critic Steve Hutchison covers some of his favorite horror movie franchises, providing a synopsis, a review, and ranking all installments.

The Almanac of Terror 2019: 89 Years of Horror Movie Statistics

The following recommendation lists are based on 2000 horror movie reviews. They were extracted from a database and formatted for this book. Tales of Terror (www.terror.ca) is an online “gamified” tool designed for horror fans, students, authors and filmmakers. “Gamification” is the adaptation and transformation of tangible concepts into empirical games. Not unlike sport publications, fantasy leagues and role-playing games, the Almanac of Terror mixes and aggregates different statistics, facts, ratings and opinions. Most of the lists included in this book are sorted from best to worst according to their overall score. Some lists are sorted by pertinence. Our classification method uses genres, subgenres, ambiances and antagonists. Our different ratings are as follows: stars, story, creativity, action, quality, gimmick, and rewatchability. We sometimes use the “creepiness” factor when populating certain lists.