Quintessence of Terror: Dark Subgenres 2018

This book contains lists of quintessential horror movies ranked by simplicity and subdivided by subgenres. The level of simplicity/complexity is calculated by the sum of four classification types: 8 moods, 9 genres, 27 subgenres and 64 antagonists.

Each listed movie includes a list of moods, genres, a synopsis, a review and eight ratings: stars, story, creativity, acting, quality, rewatchability, creepiness and gimmick.

Dark Adventure Movie Reviews

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2019
Six strangers find themselves in a maze of deadly mystery rooms.
2018
Three cosplaying women come across the malevolent Christmas demon Krampus in Santa’s village.
2018
Aliens with an urge to procreate come on Earth to save humans from extinction.
2018
An ominous presence drives those who see it to suicide.
2018
Two kids recite a magic formula that brings a ventriloquist's dummy to life.
2018
Two monster hunters, father and son, travel to a remote search station to hunt.
2018
Humans resort to robotic weapons to defeat a giant monster.
2018
Five mercenaries travel to an uncharted planet to collect a rare mineral to replenish a dying star.
2018
Several dinosaurs are rescued from an island threatened by an active volcano.
2018
In a near future, ten death row convicts are forced to compete in a virtual reality game dominated by dinosaurs.
2018
A plane carrying a group of vloggers crashes into the sea, leaving them stranded and surrounded by sharks.
2018
A wealthy man experiments on bull sharks which soon rebel to cause havoc.
2018
A team of scientists are attacked by a megalodon.
2018
Attendees of a marriage boot camp on a remote island are attacked by a 6-headed shark.
2018
In a post-apocalyptic world, a family has learned to live in silence to avoid being killed by monsters with ultra-sensitive hearing.
2018
A biologist signs up for an expedition into a mysterious place where nature evolved abnormally.
2018
A young boy accidentally summons intergalactic hunters while manipulating alien technology and it’s up to his father to save the day.
2018
A man must travel in time to exterminate various shark-infested tornadoes.
2018
The balance and safety of a virtual game is compromised by a corporation that will stop at nothing to win.
2018
Five women are stalked in the woods on cannabis day.

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History of Terror 2019: 1900 Bite-Sized Movie Reviews

Included in this book are 1900 bite-sized reviews of horror and horror-adjacent films sorted by release date. The reviews consist of 8 ratings.

Subgenres of Terror, 2nd Edition: Time Travel Films

Included in this book are 40 reviews of horror and horror-adjacent time travel films.

Time travel films focus on the consequences of traveling into the past or the future.

Each book in the second edition of the Subgenres of Terror collection contains a thematic watchlist in which movies are sorted in order of preference.

Subgenres of Terror, 2nd Edition: Musical Films

Included in this book are 40 reviews of horror and horror-adjacent musical films.

Musicals are a genre in which songs sung by the characters are interwoven into the narrative, sometimes accompanied by dancing.

Each book in the second edition of the Subgenres of Terror collection contains a thematic watchlist in which movies are sorted in order of preference.

Subgenres of Terror, 2nd Edition: Torture Films

Included in this book are 80 reviews of horror and horror-adjacent torture films.

In torture films, sadistic violence or torture is a central aspect of the plot.

Each book in the second edition of the Subgenres of Terror collection contains a thematic watchlist in which movies are sorted in order of preference.

Subgenres of Terror, 2nd Edition: Claustrocore Films

Included in this book are 80 reviews of horror and horror-adjacent claustrocore films.

Claustrocore films are about people stuck in one place for most of the running time.

Each book in the second edition of the Subgenres of Terror collection contains a thematic watchlist in which movies are sorted in order of preference.