So many movies are just “fine.” Movies you sit down, watch, enjoy, and subsequently forget about. You don’t hate them, you don’t love them, they’re just OK. That’s the majority of movies. These are not those movies.
Horror movies have long mined their frights from real-life fears, tucking social commentary into fantastical tales of slashers, body-snatchers and other metaphorical ghouls. The past decade has seen the genre hold a mirror up to the world, with powerful results. Here are five notable horror trends since 2009.
Wyld Stallyns ride again. The Haunting of Hill House’s Mike Flanagan is ready for even more horror stories. Plus updates from Agents of SHIELD, Swamp Thing, Scream, and more. Spoilers away!