The 10 Best Horror Movies of 2017

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In the water, the pair are innocent to the ways of humans adults , but on land develop slimes and odors unfamiliar to themselves and odd yet strangely attractive to their new companions. Life , a gripping space station horror movie somewhere between The Martian , Alien and Event Horizon , uses this scientific unfamiliarity to its terrifying advantage. The story follows two high school-aged students who are both left relatively alone at their uptight Catholic boarding school over break when their parents fail to pick them up. This story is said to center on a couple whose relationship is tested when uninvited guests arrive at their home, disrupting their tranquil existence. A Dark Song Director: In Space, the liquid is everywhere, floating in your eyes, blinding you.

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This actually happened to astronauts Chris Hadfield and Luca Parmitano, when emergency suit leaks almost caused disaster. Life , a gripping space station horror movie somewhere between The Martian , Alien and Event Horizon , uses this scientific unfamiliarity to its terrifying advantage.

And Life nails the fundamentals of that fear. Daniel Espinosa emphasizes the responsibility placed on the space station by all of us here on the ground. The first half of the film demonstrates much more restraint, building tension as triangle-branded cultists isolate a mismatched group of mostly innocent people—led by Aaron Poole as an out-of-his-depth small-town cop—in a mostly vacant hospital.

Kotanski and Gillespie build in too many potentially conflicting twists—who, exactly, is impregnated with what? It Follows , The Babadook have wisely employed relatively narrow scopes.

Instead, The Void attempts to push audiences into another dimension, but manages at least a few successful frights along the way.

In the water, the pair are innocent to the ways of humans adults , but on land develop slimes and odors unfamiliar to themselves and odd yet strangely attractive to their new companions. Osgood Perkins Looking at his first two horror features, it becomes clear that director Osgood Perkins seems to have a distinct distaste for both plot and film convention.

The story follows two high school-aged students who are both left relatively alone at their uptight Catholic boarding school over break when their parents fail to pick them up. As one descends into what is implied to be either madness or demonic possession, the events are interwoven with another story about a young woman journeying on the road in the direction of the boarding school. The two stories inevitably intertwine. Night Shyamalan Split is the film adaptation of M. Or maybe since Unbreakable , for that matter.

The film looks spectacular, full of Hitchcockian homages that remind one of Vertigo and Psycho , to name only a few. Mike Gioulakis deserves major props for cinematography, but the other thing that will stick in my mind is the unexpectedly great sound design, full of rumbling, groaning metallic tones.

After so many films that relied on the kind of overwrought twist ending that made The Sixth Sense so buzzy in , it seems like Shyamalan has finally gotten over the hump to make the kinds of stories he makes best: Unlike Let the Right One In , The Transfiguration may not be a vampire movie at all, but a movie about a lonesome kid with an unhealthy fixation on gothic legends.

We Are the Flesh Director: The list of would-be shockers lurking at the edges of horror history is long: Not coincidentally, Bataille, along with Andrzej?

Immerse yourself in filth. A Dark Song Director: Though Kevin has evidenced 23 personalities to his trusted psychiatrist, Dr. Fletcher, there remains one still submerged who is set to materialize and dominate all the others. Compelled to abduct three teenage girls led by the willful, observant Casey, Kevin reaches a war for survival among all of those contained within him—as well as everyone around him—as the walls between his compartments shatter apart.

After an unprecedented global pandemic has turned the majority of humankind into violent "Infected," a man gifted with the ability to speak the Infected's new language leads the last survivors on a hunt for Patient Zero and a cure. Ridley Scott returns to the universe he created in Alien with Alien: Bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy, the crew of the colony ship Covenant discovers what they think is an uncharted paradise, but is actually a dark, dangerous world -- whose sole inhabitant is the "synthetic" David Michael Fassbender , survivor of the doomed Prometheus expedition.

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