Subgenres of Terror 2016: 30 Best Haunting Films

The following reviews were extracted from a database and formatted for this book. Tales of Terror (www.terror.ca) is a “gamified” tool designed for horror fans, students, authors and filmmakers. “Gamification” is the transformation and adaptation of tangible concepts into empirical games. This book covers franchise and public domain horror movies only. This rule ensures that each movie can be logically related and compared to another or grouped by similarity. Movies can therefore be classified, and sorted according to inherent properties.

Professional Antagonist

PROFESSIONAL MOVIES

 

 This category includes business men, corporations, specialists, obsessive workers and other antagonists who's careers are a threat.
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2019
Six strangers find themselves in a maze of deadly mystery rooms.
2019
After his brother returned home from war, a doctor struggles to maintain his sanity.
2019
A radio host is taken hostage by terrorists.
2019
A woman rents a country house to an old-fashioned widower with psychopathic tendencies.
2019
A woman gives her son a social robot for his birthday, unaware that its security protocols have been tampered with.
2019
A college student needs the help of her friends to solve the time loop she’s stuck in.
2019
A private investigator must unravel the murder of her uncle while keeping the secret that she is a werewolf.
2019
A security specialist with psychic abilities is committed to a psychiatric hospital with two disturbed men.
2018
A party game triggers a supernatural event that confines two teenagers to a dimensional loop.
2018
A babysitter confronts an unspeakable horror.
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.