The Halloween has past and it means that you can take popcorn and with a peaceful mind watch one the best scary films of 2018. Luckily, this year the industry has delivered a great number of great, intriguing, and engaging films for everyone’s pleasure. Every horror lover can find a film to their taste: from bloody dreadful sequels to the new brooding, freaky, and downright chilling films. Get your warm blankets ready, turn the light of, and choose a scary film to your taste.
Directed by: Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead
Starring: Aaron Moorhead, Justin Benson, Tate Ellington, Callie Hernandez (see full cast)
Runtime: 112 minutes
Description: Aaron Moorhead and Justin Benson have already worked together and this is their third feature. A story about two brothers who struggled to have struggled to assimilate into society after escaping the horror of a weird death cult ten years ago. The story begins from a cryptic message sent to Aaron and Justin by their old commune. The message gives them hopes of getting closure on their previous lives. But what they find in the desert drives the cult craziness and wrongs to the background. The trailer defines it all: turmoil, curiosity, strife, and the thirst for the verity.
Directed by: David Gordon Green
Starring: Jamie Lee Curtis, Judy Greer, Nick Castle, Virginia Gardner (see full cast)
Runtime: 109 minutes
Description: Even though many critics still complain about the inability of Halloween sequels to vie with the 1978’s production. Red Rock Entertainment experts have already called the Halloween of 2018 the best made of the series. This is a classy horror story so much loved by all horror-lovers. This time Michael Myers is back. But this time his sister Laurie Strode (played by Jamie Lee Curtis) is just there, waiting for him. To kill him. The hunt has just begun. The question is who’s going to win.
A Quiet Place
Directed by: John Krasinski
Starring: Emily Blunt, John Krasinski, Millicent Simmonds, Noah Jupe (see full cast)
Runtime: 90 minutes
Description: The film created by John Krasinski has been lighting up the box office since SXSW. The critics have already named it one of the best thrillers this year. The story tells about a family played by Krasinski and Emily Blunt and their children who are trying to survive in the brutal world with no sound. There are almost no other people present in the film since the sound-sensitive monsters seem to have wiped out the humankind from the face of the Earth. The intense and sucking world is there, waiting for you to watch the trailer and join the post-apocalyptic silence regime.
Directed by: Panos Cosmatos
Starring: Nicolas Cage, Andrea Riseborough, Linus Roache, Ned Dennehy (see full cast)
Runtime: 120 minutes
Description: This year is rich in the cult stories. Mandy is a beloved girlfriend of Red played by Cage. Their love seems idyllic and in the beginning, the film looks like another love story with a happy ending. But when Mandy gets abducted and killed by the order of an LSD-dropping cult leader, Red loses it all. Nicolas Cage gives a furiously wild performance in this bloody and psychedelic horror-action. The “Jesus freaks” will get punished with a chainsaw, a crossbow, and even bare hands. Just watch the trailer to see the mood of this superb horror.
Directed by: Ari Aster
Starring: Toni Collette, Milly Shapiro, Alex Wolff, Gabriel Byrne (see full cast)
Runtime: 127 minutes
Description: Hereditary is a debut for Ari Aster mixed in a perfect combination of the outstanding performance from both the kids (Alex Wolff, Milly Shapiro) and the adults (Toni Collette, Ann Dowd). Garry Collins, the CEO of Red Rock Entertainment Ltd has noticed the amazing cooperation which brought back to life the horror genre with exorcism as its core. This film offers just the right amount of brutal violence for a haunting tale of traumatic domestic disintegration. The story told explains the family’s coping with the grief and disturbing occurrences after the matriarch’s death. Watch the dark secrets and the disturbing things while it’s still behind the screen.
Directed by: Bobby Miller
Starring: Johnny Galecki, Anna Friel, Kyle Gallner, Oliver Platt (see full cast)
Runtime: 81 minutes
Description: If you love scary films but not really, then The Cleanse is just what you need. It’s a darkly humorous comedy, a soulful fantasy that helps the viewer look inside in the search of the inner demons. This horror story is perfectly created by Johnny Galecki (the star of The Big Bang Theory) who plays an unemployed and heartbroken man who is in constant search for happiness. When the man sees an ad for a spiritual retreat that is supposed to restart his life, he signs up immediately in the hope to cleanse himself and fix the broken life. But the cleanse will reveal not just the toxins, but something much bigger. Watch the weird trailer and set the mood for the dark humour and deep thought.
Ravenous (Les affamés)
Directed by: Robin Aubert
Starring: Marc-Andre Grondin, Monia Chokri, Micheline Lanctôt, Brigitte Poupart (see full cast)
Runtime: 100 minutes
Description: The list of greatest horrors will be finished with a French production of an old, classy zombie horror communicated in a different way. This story is not about the bloody dead bodies, this fact is going as if in the background. Robert Aubert tells the story of human interactions, communication, and cooperation for the greater good. Ravenous is a French-Canadian production that tells the survival story of an impromptu band of survivors. If you are tired of the constant death in the zombie films, then watch the mysterious trailer of the Ravenous and get ready for something new.