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#1 2 years ago

Or maybe elsewhere, but I have Netflix.

In the mood for some good scares, make it 2 spooky 4 me pls.

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#2 2 years ago

That is not easy as many "scary" movies are very predictable and boring. Not sure if it is on Netflix, but take a look at Pontypool. A somewhat different take on the zombi apoc story, not really scary but more interesting than those movies usually are.

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#3 2 years ago

Agreed.  Most "horror" movies are just straight up torture porn with no real redeeming value.  However, there are a couple that at least have a good narrative that...somewhat justifies the grisly images.  There are admittedly very few of these, but if you can find them they can make for a really scary experience.  

Most good horror movies I've found focus more on the psychological aspects more so than just butchering people.  And just to go on a semi-rant: I have always had a bit of a pet peeve with those kinds of movies.  The main reason is they desensitize you to graphic violence and make it boring after a while.  It pretty much makes it the equivalent of a freak show or haunted house attraction.  It makes a mockery of true scary ideas and concepts that may actually make you think about their implications and turns the genre into voyeuristic sadism.  

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