School of Terror 2019: 49 Gateways to Horror

The films described in this book are perfect for children and teenagers with a fascination for horror movies. They contain very little violence, coarse language and nudity, if any.

The reviews are sorted in order of preference. The ranking is established by the sum of 7 ratings: stars, gimmick, rewatchability, story, creativity, acting, and quality.

Each film description contains a synopsis, a list of attributed genres, emotions, eight ratings and a three-paragraph review.

Movie Antagonists

Choose your monster!

Here is a list of movies ranked from the best to the worst using the sum of eight different ratings: stars, gimmick, rewatchability, creepiness, story, creativity, acting and quality. Select a combination of genressubgenresantagonists or moods to narrow your search. Additionally, you can select a type of realism, a decade, or you can include or exclude anthology films.

Horror Movie Rating Priorities for Steve Hutchison

Note: antagonists are people or entities that pose a threat to the protagonist, or hero. Antagonist types are divided into 5 categories: visceral, society, science, afterlife and fantasy.

Select an antagonist type for a tailored movie recommendation list, sorted from best to worst


 

VISCERAL HORROR ANTAGONISTS

 

Animal

ANIMALS

 

Insect

INSECTS

 

Molester

MOLESTERS

 

Serial Killer

SERIAL KILLERS

 

Brute

BRUTES

 

Kidnapper

KIDNAPPERS

 

Sadist

SADISTS

 

  

 

Cannibal

CANNIBALS

 

Mass Murderer

MASS MURDERERS

 

Stalker

STALKERS

 

  
 
 

SOCIAL HORROR ANTAGONISTS

 

Baby

BABIES

 

Cultist

CULTISTS

 

Government

GOVERNMENT

 

Seducer

SEDUCERS

 

Child

CHILDREN

 

Deficient

DEFICIENTS

 

Hillbilly

HILLBILLIES

 

Transgender

TRANSGENDERS

 

Cop

COPS

 

Elder

ELDERS

 

Relative

RELATIVES

 

Trickster

TRICKSTERS

 

Cripple

CRIPPLES

 

Gangster

GANGSTERS

 

Professional

PROFESSIONALS

   
 
 

SCIENTIFIC HORROR ANTAGONISTS

 

Alien

ALIENS

 

Giant

GIANTS

 Invisible

INVISIBLE

 Parasites

PARASITES

 

Catastrophe

CATASTROPHES

 

Infected

HYBRIDS

 

Machine

MACHINES

 

Plants

PLANTS

 

Dimensional

DIMENSIONAL

 

Infected

INFECTED

 

Mutant

MUTANTS

 Robots

ROBOTS

 Fluid

FLUIDS

 

Invader

INVADERS

 Otherness

OTHERNESS

   
 
 

FANTASY HORROR ANTAGONISTS

 

Clown

CLOWNS

 

Folk

FOLKS

 Masked

MASKED

 Wizard

WIZARDS

 

Critter

CRITTERS

 Genie

GENIES

 Statue

STATUES

 Object

OBJECTS

 

Doll

DOLLS

 Psychic

PSYCHICS

 Toy

TOYS

  

 

 Doppleganger

DOPPLEGANGERS

 Legend

LEGENDS

      
 
 

AFTERLIFE HORROR ANTAGONISTS

 

Demon

DEMONS

 

Lycanthrope

LYCANTHROPES

 Reaper

REAPERS

 

Vampire

VAMPIRES

 

Ghost

GHOSTS

 Mummy

MUMMIES

 Revenant

REVENANTS

 

Zombie

ZOMBIES

 

Limb

LIMBS

 Possessed

POSSESSED

 Skeleton

SKELETONS

 

  
66 All-Canadian Horror Movies

This book contains 66 reviews of horror films written and ranked by critic and blogger Steve Hutchison. Each description includes five ratings (stars, story, creativity, acting, quality), a synopsis and a review. All 66 movies were produced exclusively by Canada. How many have you seen?

Checklist of Terror 2019: Plausible Menace

Plausible threats, as opposed to supernatural or surreal ones, encompass all menaces whose existence can be or has been proven by science. Here’s a ranked watchlist of 413 plausible horror movies reviewed by film critic Steve Hutchison. How many have you seen?

Checklist of Terror 2019: Supernatural Menace

Supernatural threats, as opposed to plausible or surreal ones, encompass all menaces whose existence cannot be or hasn’t been proven by science. Here’s a ranked watchlist of 1272 supernatural horror movies reviewed by film critic Steve Hutchison. How many have you seen?

Decades of Terror 2019: 1990's Psychological Horror

Steve Hutchison reviews 100 amazing psychological horror films from the 1990’s. Each film is analyzed and discussed with a synopsis and a rating. The movies are ranked from best to worst. How many have you seen?

Decades of Terror 2019: 1980's Psychological Horror

Steve Hutchison reviews 100 amazing psychological horror films from the 1980’s. Each film is analyzed and discussed with a synopsis and a rating. The movies are ranked from best to worst. How many have you seen?