It's that time of year again! The leaves change color, daylight savings time comes around, and horror movies are all the rage. Halloween is a glorious holiday, when we can seek out thrills and chills for weeks on end, all throughout September and October.
The only problem with the next two months is: Not all horror movies are created equal! When they work, we get Halloween and House Of 1000 Corpses. When they don't...We get Amityville - The Legacy 3D. Why any movie works is certainly open to debate and conjecture. What can't be debated is that when a horror movie works, when it creeps us out and makes us remember the film long after we've left the box office, that is why we keep coming back for more. It's almost like a drug, and not just any "scary" movie can give it to us!
So, with Fall starting anew we thought we would provide a good, hard look at the "8 New Horror Movies You Must See Before Halloween!"
1Insidious Chapter 2 (September 13)
The first film took viewers into a crazy world created inside the mind of a wounded child. This second film appears to be expanding on this world, as we now enter the demented mind of the dad. Giving it an added boost of legitimacy is the fact that the main cast (including Rose Byrne and Patrick Wilson) have all returned to reprise their roles (even the dead ones). If you know anything about horror movies, you know that almost never happens. In fact, a lot of horror movies today, unless they are wildly successful, don't even get a sequel that sees the light of day inside a movie theater. If the trailer for Insidious Chapter 2 is any indication, the creep factor has been upped 1000%, leaving viewers to wonder just where this contemporary, gothic horror tale will take us next. In theaters only.
What'd you think? Did we miss anything? Is this list creeping you out? Let us know!