Archive for the ‘ Creepytastic ’ Category

The Devil’s Backbone (2001)

Title: The Devil’s Backbone

Genre: Drama, Horror

Director: Guillermo Del Toro

Starring: Marisa Paredes, Eduardo Noriega, Federico Luppi

Summary: It is 1939, the end of three years of bloody civil war in Spain, and a ten-year-old boy named Carlos, the son of a fallen Republican war hero, is left by his tutor in an orphanage in the middle of nowhere. Not long after Carlos’ arrival, the orphanage’s ghost latches onto him, badgering him incessantly at night and gloomily intoning, “Many of you will die.” As if that wasn’t enough to keep the orphanage’s occupants in an unrelenting state of terror, there’s the un-exploded bomb that dominates the orphanage’s courtyard, still ticking away. With the orphanage left defenseless by its isolation, and the swift progression of Franco’s troops, the ghost’s prediction seems depressingly accurate.

Rated: Sad
Sub-category: Creepytastic, Fucking Heartbreaking

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Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark (2011)

Title: Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark

Genre: Thriller, Horror

Director: Troy Nixey

Starring: Katie Holmes, Guy Pierce

Summary: A young girl sent to live with her father and his new girlfriend discovers creatures in her new home who want to claim her as one of their own.

Rated: Sad
Sub-category: Creepytastic

Drag Me To Hell (2009)

Title: Drag Me To Hell

Genre: Horror, Thriller

Director: Sam Raimi

Starring: Alison Lohman, Justin Long

Summary: A loan officer who evicts an old woman from her home finds herself the recipient of a supernatural curse. Desperate, she turns to a seer to try and save her soul, while evil forces work to push her to a breaking point.

Rated: Sad
Sub-category: Creepytastic

Insidious (2010)

Title: Insidious

Genre: Horror, Thriller

Director: James Wan

Starring: Patrick Wilson, Rose Byrne, Ty Simpkins

Summary: A family looks to prevent evil spirits from trapping their comatose child in a realm called The Further.

Rated: Sad
Sub-category: Creepytastic

The Others (2001)

The Others (2001)Title: The Others

Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Director: Alejandro Amenabar

Starring: Nicole Kidman, Fionnula Flanagan

Summary: A woman who lives in a darkened old house with her two photosensitive children becomes convinced that her family home is haunted.

Rated: Creepy