BAM's Blog top scary films for Halloween
Happy Halloween! If you’re looking to celebrate by renting a movie, I’ve reprised my list of my favorite horror movies on entertainment portal Planet46.com.
Here is part of the list, click here to read the full top 10 list.
10. “The Evil Dead” (1981): Sam Raimi’s extra-violent, super-gory, low-budget flick about a group of college students who accidentally unleash vengeful demons launched the career of B-movie icon Bruce Campbell and still offers a scary good time. It is the best exception to the rule that horror sequels stink; ” Evil Dead II” and “Army of Darkness” are worthy successors.
9. “The Frighteners” (1996): Before “The Lord of the Rings” trilogy, Peter Jackson wrote and directed this underrated horror-comedy about a widower (Michael J. Fox) who uses his ability to see ghosts to track a serial killer wreaking havoc from beyond the grave. With the teen-oriented schlock of the “Scream”s and “I Know What You Did Last Summer”s, this film offered a refreshingly original change of pace in the ’90s.
8. “The Mist” (2007): Frank Darabont (“The Shawshank Redemption”) again successfully adapts a Stephen King work, only this time the results are harrowing instead of uplifting. When a freaky mist covers a small town, residents takes shelter in a grocery store. Blood-thirsty creatures are lurking in the haze, but it’s hard to tell whether the mysterious beasts are as scary as the panicky mob trapped inside the store. …
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