Here’s a discussion you could lose your head over! It’s Friday the 13th, and that means it’s time to get scared!
Do you know this image? Well, it’s just one of the many films I’ve got for you today…
Our Friday The 13th Shockfest 2013!
It’s time to celebrate horror! And I know there are ALL kinds of scary movies. THIS is the image you expect to see on Friday the 13th:
Time to welcome Jason Vorhees back into your house! It’s the day we grab the scariest movies we can find and turn down the lights…and if you don’t invite your friends in, they will find a way to visit anyway…
I love scary movies…and there are SO many different ones to enjoy…so what are the best? I have my favorites of course…
Yes, it’s time to get completely “horrified” for Friday the 13th, and I wanted to share a wide variety of “horrific” directions you could go…like, say….
Wait, WHAT? Too much too soon? Then you certainly WON’T appreciate this:
Friday The 13th Is On!
One of the great arguments is the debate over what is the scariest movie of all time…there is so much classic horror, psychological terror, and just outright bloody good fun…
“Scream” certainly had it share of jolts – but also a self-awareness that undercut some of the horror….some people love that, some don’t…some just want to get to the kill…
To that end, is Michael Myers the scariest person in film? In 1978, “Halloween” shocked a nation eager for a new face of horror…does that make “Halloween” the scariest film of all time?
Some upscale movie fans think THIS is the face of horror…
Yes, “The Shining” is a great horror film to put on at night with the lights out….oh, and speaking of scary looks, this one’s pretty good too:
Um, does somebody want to tell sweet Regan that she is turned the wrong way and can’t see the TV? Seriously, you can’t go wrong with these two classic horror films, read more about “The Shining” and “The Exorcist” by clicking on here:
Need more? Sure you do!
“Evil Dead” Perhaps?
Without a doubt, the first “Evil Dead” has a lot of shocking moments, but the sequel added lots of laughs with the blood…undercutting the horror a bit….then again, you could go further along the supernatural route by trying “The Changeling”…
The brilliant “The Changeling” starring George C. Scott isn’t as well known as “Evil Dead”, but both deliver the goods! Click here to read about both!
The above story includes some “Switchblade Romance” AKA “High Tension” as well – a slasher shocker that delivers!
“Light Comedy” Perhaps?
Well, you’ve come to the right place if you are one of the people who think THIS is a black comedy:
In 1974, this guy ran around with his friendly chainsaw and shocked audiences…the first example of “shock and awe” in movie theaters…
Yes, “Texas Chainsaw Massacre” is just about the most intensely scary film to watch in the dark, and you can read all about the classic “Texas Chainsaw Massacre” as well as the brilliant – ORIGINAL – “Carrie” by clicking here:
Yes, Brian DePalma’s “Carrie” is a perfect horror film: lots of blood, sweat and fears!
Or Maybe Just Hang With “Jessica”?
Oops, too late – she’s dead! Well, this is a classic creepy horror film, and so is “Rosemary’s Baby”, so check out both by clicking here:
Talk about a colic-y baby!
So, every film on these lists is full of good scares – some creepy, some shocking…and then there is, for those of you who JUST NEED BLOOD:
Yep, “J-Sploitation” to the rescue! You have to check out these “over the top” bloody horror camp classic by clicking here:
I promise you: you will NEVER find movies with more blood than these ones!
Well, that said, I MAY have found a challenger- or two – to the crown – also from overseas:
“Trouble Every Day”, Indeed!
Yep, those french sure do love to soak up the screen in the color red! And they aren’t alone! Check out these obscure horror classics from France, South Korea and Hong Kong – all GREAT horror films: “Trouble Every Day”, “Cold Fish” and “Dream Home” by clicking here:
And speaking of foreign shock and scares…
Need some Italian “Pulp Fiction”?
While not “horror” like “The Exorcist”, there is a category of film known as the “Italian Giallo” film that features lots of shocks, scares, and mayhem!
These italian horror slashers will do the trick this Halloween for you:
Now, In Case You Need Something Even MORE Distateful:
Yep, there is “Nazisploitation Horror” – you know, movies about how the Nazis avoided losing WW2 because they fled TO THE MOON – and are now coming back for revenge on the Earth – as Zombies! Bite down on this wacky horror trend by clicking here:
Or, if you REALLY want to camp it up – get some “old lady horror!”
If you ever needed to see Debbie Reynolds in a horror film – and I really think you do – then this is the link for you!
So, on this Friday the 13th weekend, I encourage you all to get scared, and let me know what your favorite horror film is!
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