Quintessence of Terror: Dark Subgenres 2018

This book contains lists of quintessential horror movies ranked by simplicity and subdivided by subgenres. The level of simplicity/complexity is calculated by the sum of four classification types: 8 moods, 9 genres, 27 subgenres and 64 antagonists.

Each listed movie includes a list of moods, genres, a synopsis, a review and eight ratings: stars, story, creativity, acting, quality, rewatchability, creepiness and gimmick.

Dark Fantasy Movie Reviews

These are all the dark fantasy movies we're reviewed in chronological order, alphabetical order or publication order. Use the options below to modify the search parameters. Find movies by title keywords using the search box.

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2019
A crypto-zoological agency faces off against a battery of god-sized monsters.
2019
A college student needs the help of her friends to solve the time loop she’s stuck in.
2019
A collection of animal paintings unleash horror on a family guilty of the seven deadly sins.
2019
Twenty-seven years after defeating a supernatural being, six friends are reunited to kill it once and for all.
2018
The balance and safety of a virtual game is compromised by a corporation that will stop at nothing to win.
2018
Two happy hamsters live a fulfilling life in a dark, supernatural world.
2018
A summer camp has been reopened but a masked man starts murdering everyone.
2018
A parapsychologist faces the supernatural evil that once made her run away from home.
2018
Plunged into an infernal loop after her father died, a woman is murdered repeatedly.
2018
Three cosplaying women come across the malevolent Christmas demon Krampus in Santa’s village.
2018
Several dinosaurs are rescued from an island threatened by an active volcano.
2018
A dead leprechaun awakens and terrorizes a group of friends intending to renovate a country house.
2018
An awkward date on Christmas Eve leads a couple into a strange theater where five tales are interpreted by experimental comedians.
2018
A scientist is bitten by a mutant rabbit and turns into an abomination.
2018
Two scientists and two graffiti artists meet a sea creature.
2018
A teenager uncovers the dark secret behind her disturbing childhood.
2018
Two men use astral projection to reverse a ghost's death on Halloween.
2018
A woman becomes intimate with a vengeful ghost.
2018
A party game triggers a supernatural event that confines two teenagers to a dimensional loop.
2018
Two kids recite a magic formula that brings a ventriloquist's dummy to life.

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Decades of Terror 2019: 1990's Supernatural Horror

Steve Hutchison reviews 100 amazing supernatural horror films from the 1990’s. Each film is analyzed and discussed with a synopsis and a rating. The movies are ranked from best to worst. How many have you seen?

Decades of Terror 2019: 1980's Supernatural Horror

Steve Hutchison reviews 100 amazing supernatural horror films from the 1980’s. Each film is analyzed and discussed with a synopsis and a rating. The movies are ranked from best to worst. How many have you seen?

Apocalyptic War

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Monster Invasion

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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?