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.
When Robert Eggers released The Witch, it was one of those movies that made you go, “I’ll watch any movie this guy makes from now until forever.” And now is your chance. The first trailer for his next movie is here.
The Witch — the quietest, creepiest horror film of 2015 — put both director Robert Eggers and star Anya Taylor-Joy on the map. Now, they may reteam to breathe life into another scary story.