It would be fair to say that Dan Evans has a penchant for seeing one horror movie, or even 154 this year, to be precise.
Dan (@Dan_Draws) took the time to tweet a thread of eight of his favorite horror movies out of the 154 he’s seen in 2022.
The list ranges from a movie that Dan says is the “most graphically brutal movie I’ve seen in a long time” to a 1980s slasher film with “the craziest twist ending I’ve ever seen.”
I’ve seen 154 movies so far this year. Most of them horror movies. Here are a few of my latest favorites if you’re looking for something to check out tonight…
— Dan Evans (@Dan_Draws) 09/20/2022
Without further ado, here is Dan’s list of horror movies:
Hell House LLC
This 2015 film, which Dan says is an “intelligent found-footage horror with some really chilling moments,” tells the story of a haunted house attraction who accidentally settles in an actual haunted house.
Told in documentary style, the film has a whopping 75 percent Rotten Tomatoes rating, with one reviewer writing, “Don’t watch this while you’re alone on a cold, dark night.
Dan says this 2021 Taiwanese film is “the most graphically violent film I’ve seen in a long time.” If that doesn’t make you want to watch, then what will?
He says it’s a “new twist on the zombie/outbreak genre” and has an impressive 91 percent score on Rotten Tomatoes.
According to IMDb’s synopsis, it tells the story of “a mind-altering plague… those infected are driven to do the most cruel and ghastly things they can think of… murder, torture, rape and mutilation are just the beginning.” Sounds good!
This low-budget 1983 slasher has a cult following, but it also drew a lot of controversy for what Dan describes as “the craziest twist ending I’ve ever seen.”
In it, Felissa Rose, who was only 13 at the time of filming, plays a shy girl attending a summer camp where the children and caregivers are dropping like flies under very suspicious circumstances
The film spawned four sequels and has an 81 percent rating on Rotten Tomatoes.
Dan added, “I know most people have seen this before, but it was new to me.”
Dan says this 2015 film is “more of a thriller, but who cares,” adding, “Super stressful, great cast, super freaking awesome.”
Anyone who knows Patrick Stewart as the friendly Professor X might be a little surprised by his appearance in Green Room as a bloodthirsty neo-Nazi.
Critics loved it and it sits nicely with a 90 percent Rotten Tomatoes score.
Dan says this is “a low-budget Monster Siege movie” and “really good”
Most people agree — it has a 76 percent Rotten Tomatoes rating — and according to the synopsis, the film follows “a voracious Splinter parasite that turns its still-living victims into deadly hosts.”
Dan says this 2014 found footage film is “not the best of its kind, but a lot of fun.”
Set entirely on the main character’s desktop computer, things take a turn when a ghost crashes the chat room and wreaks havoc.
This 2019 film is “stupid but funny” and “grated a nostalgia itch,” according to Dan.
It follows a group of fraternity sisters who cover up the death of their house sister, but are subsequently pursued by a serial killer.
At 26 percent on Rotten Tomatoes, Dan might be in the minority because he likes this one.
According to Dan, which was released this year, the film is a “dirty ’70s-inspired slasher.”
It took a storm of comparisons when it hit theaters The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, and it follows a group of amateur filmmakers who decide to shoot some porn in rural Texas — but their elderly hosts aren’t all they seem.
a forerunner, Pearl, is currently in US cinemas, with a UK release date to be announced.
So if you fancy a silly scare tonight, there are plenty of suggestions to keep you entertained.