Best Movies Since 2010 by tlo1996 | created - 02 Nov 2012 | updated - 11 months ago | Public Refine See titles to watch instantly, titles you haven't rated, etc. The rumblings of a quality horror comeback felt during the 2000s morphed into a full-blown renaissance during the 2010s. Blue Ruin (2013) Far removed from the tragic cool of hep cats like Robert Mitchum and Humphrey Bogart, Blue Ruin anti-hero Dwight Evans (Macon Blair) is an overqualified loser. The 30 best horror movies of all time. Covering the hottest movie and TV topics that fans want. The movies Howard Hawks, John Ford, Val Lewton, and Jacques Tournier (to name a few) directed were never going to win the Academy Awards, at least in the eyes of the studio heads, and therefore, the productions didn’t need to be controlled and looked over so diligently. At least, that’s what it felt like in the 2010s: Your straight-up, stupid slapstick comedy may have gone the way of the Marx Brothers, but it seemed like every drama, superhero movie, and horror flick couldn’t help injecting in some levity and jokes. Think Before Sunrise, but with talons and tentacles. Now, we’re just as likely to consume film from the comfort of our own homes through streaming platforms or digital rentals, if not more so, as we are to have the traditional theatrical experience. John Boyega makes one heck of a big screen debut, commanding the screen as the leader of the group, Moses, and he’s surrounded by a bunch of lovable ragtag friends, giving the movie a very appealing, Goonies-like feel. At the same time, production companies like Blumhouse and New Line continued to double down on the potential for horror franchise hits with the enduring appeal of IP like Halloween and IT. The movie is brimming with clever and wickedly entertaining genre references, but Joss Whedon and Drew Goddard don’t stop there. Backed by a fantastic musical score by Rob, the film can get a bit kitschy at times (particularly the mommy-issue origin of his psychosis), but the absolute ruthlessness of the violence on display steers it clear of any cheese factor. The landscape of how we consume film has changed dramatically, as well. More than any other decade, the 2010s have taught us that horror can come from anywhere and everywhere, and we can’t get enough. –Meagan Navarro, The House That Jack Built is a comedy from Lars von Trier. – Chris Cabin, In remaking one of George A. Romero's lesser-known masterworks, Breck Eisner spins a chilling vision of unexplained, untreatable madness, and suggests that his true place was always in horror, rather than in unbearable adventure pictures like Sahara. A complete list of Horror movies in 2010. 12. – Chris Cabin, Keep an eye on director Sean Byrne. As the detective sinks deeper into the case, involving a missing inmate (Emily Mortimer), the battle to find a way off the storm-ravaged island becomes as much external as internal, fighting against the paranoid bureaucracy while attempting to claw out of the gnarled abyss of his own memory and imagination. Tags: A Horrible Way to Die, Best Horror Movies of 2010, Bitter Feast, BLACK SWAN, Buried, Devil, FROZEN, HOW TO BE A SERIAL KILLER, I Saw the Devil, Let Me In, MEAT GRINDER, Paranormal Activity 2, RARE EXPORTS, Red White and Blue, Stake Land, Tell-Tale, THE CRAZIES, The Last Exorcism, The Legend of Beaver Dam, THE LOVED ONES, The Troll Hunter, Tucker and Dale Vs. 2010 Horror movies, movie release dates. Tweet. Christmas is the best time for ghost stories. 0. Joe Cornish’s first go behind the lens tells what happens when a group of teenage thugs come to learn that the earth is being attacked by “gorilla wolf motherfuckers” and take it upon themselves to defend their London tower block. And like so many frightening stories, the monster isn't entirely put back in the closet when the film ends, suggesting that, along with a storyline involving chemical weapons, our undiluted, bestial nature has already gone way beyond the point of no return. – Chris Cabin, The titular backwater buddies of Tucker & Dale vs. After raking in nearly $50 million at the box office, scoring a 99% on Rotten Tomatoes, and appearing on many "best horror of 2016" lists, is it any wonder that Ridley Scott is chomping at the bit to do an English re-make of South Korean horror film, The Wailing? None of the lunatics or secretive staff of the hospital, including Ben Kingsley and Max von Sydow, is as volatile as the detective's own memory, peppered with wrenching images from World War II and the life of a cop. The Best Horror Movies Of The Decade [2010s] The Playlist Staff. and Himizu offered a double-buck shot of macabre madness, the latter being a tougher, more unsettling work while the former was a blast of inventive nonsense; he follows it up this year with the similarly strange Tokyo Tribe. A psychedelic and wild overture that seamlessly blends styles and tone, Smoczyńska delivered a profoundly assured and captivating horror musical that makes her one to watch. Tweet. Horror has connected us entirely on an international scale, as well, redefining the boundaries of the genre along the way. “Horror movies don’t really scare me, so for me they are mostly meh. This is one heck of a feature directorial debut with Byrne exhibiting a deft hand on the style and tone, letting him churn out a brilliant blend of dark comedy and horrific brutality. –Michael Roffman, Stephen King’s 1992 novel takes place almost exclusively from the confines of a single room, where protagonist Jessie Burlingame lies handcuffed to the bed. By Louise Blain 10 December 2020. I’ve got a Sinister poster hanging in my apartment and, to be honest, every once in a while I wonder if it’s a bad idea to have an image of him in my home. Here's mine well not all horror but definitely too scary that gives a scariness more than that 1. Not just an expert homage to the likes of Val Lewton and the great Jacques Tournier, Shutter Island counts as the most audacious experiment yet from Martin Scorsese, and arguably his most challenging film since the hugely under-appreciated Bringing Out the Dead. Flip . Director Jalmari Helander paces this strange and hugely enjoyable with the zippy pace of a Christmas comedy, and in the script, he beautifully balances the pulpy elements of the story - poor hunters ransoming St. Nick - with the perspective of one of the hunters' children (Onni Tommila), who rightly takes the warning of a belligerent, lunatic Clause very seriously. The film is relentless and grueling, and the roles of predator and prey are in a constant state of revolution as the two find new ways to inflict pain and sabotage each others’ lives. Byrne creates a feeling of unease and a haunting atmosphere that requires the viewer to fill in the rest of the blanks, but the film’s biggest asset is its impressive character development. – Perri Nemiroff, Maniac is a grimy, grindhouse splatterfest updated for a new generation. It’s incredibly haunting stuff in and of itself, but paired with Christopher Young’s spot-on score, these kill scenes and the source of all the violence, the demonic entity Bughuul, become exponentially more unsettling. For decades, horror has often been relegated to B-movie fare and tended to be considered a lesser-than genre outlier. Legendary Pictures. A remake of William Lustig’s 1980 cult slasher of the same name, Maniac stars Elijah Wood as Frank, a withdrawn owner of a mannequin store who is tormented by a compulsion to stalk and kill women. Evil, played with warmth and ample comedic spirit by Alan Tudyk and Deadbeat's Tyler Labine, are just looking for a good weekend of fishing and beer-drinking when they are suspected of being heartless killers by some dopey college kids. Like Ti West, Zombie puts stress on silence and slight off-kilter movement (see: the lamps swaying from the ceiling in the hallway), punctuated by hallucinatory images of humongous beasts, naked, cackling witches, and a few things that simply defy concise explanation. As for the aliens, Cornish takes the minimalist approach, dishing out dark, shadowy creatures whose defining feature is a nasty set of sharp, glowing teeth. Alexandre Aja protege Franck Khalfoun maintains the scuzzy nastiness of the original film, but updates it with sleek, stylish photography and a gimmick that would easily sink a film with inferior technical execution. The film's sequels may have over-explained and tired out the sheer strangeness of the other side, but Wilson's trip into the foggy blackness in the first incarnation is the sort of stuff that makes you sweat while sitting in winter. Enough looking ahead, though. Genre films from Poland, Iran, Mexico, Australia, South Korea, and beyond have put out horror films that defy convention and classification, yet chill us to our core just the same. Most of her harrowing journey was internal. The Top 10 Horror Movies of the 2010s; The Top 20 Horror Movies of the 2010s; The Top 50 Horror Movies of the 2010s; The Top 100 Horror Movies of the 2010s; The Top 250 Horror Movies of the 2010s; The Best Horror Movies Of the 1980s; The Best Science Fiction Movies of 1977; The Best Comedy Movies Of the 2000s; The Most Recently Released Movies Only a few years in, and this decade is already shaping up to be a classic. We've posted and updated this list a few times over the years, but with the decade drawing to a close, it's time to The back-half of the decade has seen the arrival of just as many new up-and-coming voices, including critical and commercial successes from Jordan Peele and Ari Aster, festival favorites from international filmmakers like Julia Doucournau, Coralie Fargeat, Issa López, and Panos Cosmatos. In his sixth film Kim Jee-Woon proves himself a master craftsman of violence, setting the film in a slightly fantastical version of real world where killers, cannibals and rapists lie around every corner, and where a body can withstand an ungodly onslaught of violence, if only so that violence can continue. Nor does that label quite explain the pangs of romance that begin to bubble up between Labine's character and Katrina Bowden's Allison, the sole college kid who doesn't judge Tucker and Dale straight-off. It all leads up to a massacre of a final act, rife with B-horror tastelessness that will alternately have you groaning with disgust and applauding with righteousness. – Haleigh Foutch, From director Lucky McKee and novelist Jack Ketchum (who has a gift for turning out soul-scarring stories about the depth of human depravity), The Woman centers on a picture perfect white-picket-fence nuclear family who hides a darkness not so deep under their shiny veneer. Tumultuous times call for provocative movies that explore our deepest, darkest fears through the safety of our seats, and audiences have craved scares on the big screen these past 10 years like no other. The sheer volume of ferocious horror films by bold new voices that debuted this decade is astounding, and this list is a clear reflection of that. Watch it on your TV!! – Chris Cabin, Pedro Almodovar’s most outright horror film to date, The Skin I Live In hails from the proud bloodline of Frankenstein and the tradition of brilliant doctors who believe their scientific aspirations supersede the laws of man and nature. 10 Best Christmas Horror Movies. Simple as that. The men with animal masks are, indeed, human and in this, Wingard excises the element of hopeless slaughter, making the fight between the family and their assaulters somewhat even, minus the crossbows, axes, and such. His wild, divisive Halloween 2 laid quite a lot of groundwork for the violent psychological tremors Zombie unleashes, but The Lords of Salem is a shockingly personal descent into the void, tracking one woman's (Sheri Moon Zombie) slow-moving embrace of her role in the coming of the anti-Christ. – Chris Cabin, Adam Wingard's breakout, brilliant slasher does at least one thing that, for me, was revelatory: when the masked attackers of an affluent family get cut or hit or worse, they react and are clearly hurt. So we’ve gone over to Metacritic to pick out the best-reviewed films released from 2010 onwards. It Follows (2015) Director: David Robert Mitchell. Robin McLeavy delivers stellar work as Lola, a high school outcast who just wants to go to the dance with her dream date, Brent (Xavier Samuel). Benson and Moorhead elevate a simple story with suspenseful sequences, captivating creature transformations, and ingenious defiance of genre convention that claws its way into your heart. Comment. Share Share Tweet Email. The Skin I Live In thrives by it’s writhing narrative of twists and turns, so plot is best left out of any summary, but in brief, Robert is a world-renown plastic surgeon obsessed with inventing a new, indestructible type of human skin after his wife burned alive in a car crash. As furious as Himizu and Love Exposure are, Sono has never been as potently angry and caustic as he is in this hellish and oddly humorous story of two men who sell fish, Syamoto (Mitsuru Fukikoshi) and Yukio (Denden). – Chris Cabin, Sinister is the first horror movie in a long time to really get under my skin. The woman’s presence unleashes the barbarousness in them all, and her savagery pales in comparison to the horrors Chris and his teenage son bestow upon her. From The Devil's Rejects to High Tension, the slasher film has been turned on its head, presenting evil as something truly frightening instead of just an excuse to throw blood and guts at the screen. Gorgeously shot in a palette of blood red and ice blue, fearlessly acted by all involved, I Saw the Devil is an unflinching deep dive into the most inhuman elements of human nature. 100 Best 2010s Horror Movies. The digital landscape hasn’t just changed how we consume film, but how these films are made. SHARES. The 50 Best Comedies of the 2010s. The riveting emotional heartbeat carries us through the entire film, straight into the fiery pits of hell. – Haleigh Foutch, The crowning achievement of James Wan's fascinating filmmaking career thus far, Insidious packs on its roaming, fluid shots with endless amounts of tension and bursts of nightmarish nonsense. He thinks he finds it in the story of a family of four that’s found dead, hanging from a tree in their backyard. A choice of 236 of the best horror movies released from 2000 to 2021. It’s allowed a slew of innovative, new filmmakers to start making films with a creative intimacy and fearlessness like never before. – Haleigh Foutch. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories; The 2010s was a roller coaster of a decade for film. The horror genre has delivered some hit-and-miss series over the past decade, but there's no denying the effectiveness of these 10 promo posters. October 30, 2019 1:24 pm. Hollander is limited a bit by the gimmick of the film, but he also makes something macabre and charming out of the thin material, littered with dead reindeers and odd sight gags that play off of the more familiar traditions and mythologies of the holiday season. A whimsical romance abroad flirts with imminent danger, yet an emotional earnestness grounds it. I recently mentioned this in my review of his second feature, The Devil’s Candy, but it’s a wonder some big studio didn’t snatch him up fast immediately after The Loved Ones hit theaters. Here are Nerdist's picks for the best horror movies of 2020. Advances in digital filmmaking have opened the floodgates to young creatives, but nowhere have these new opportunities been felt than in the horror market. Whether from South Korea, Canada, or New York City, the best of these films ruminate on that very thought and there are plenty of just such items on our list of the best horror films of this decade so far, which, not unlike the B-movies of old, features more than a few entries that show more ingenuity and artistic spirit than most so-called prestige pictures. – Perri Nemiroff, Two employees (Sara Paxton and Pat Healy) spend their final days working at the soon-to-be torn-down Yankee Pedlar Inn attempting to find proof of the ghosts and angry spirits who haunt its hallways and rooms. The Ten Best Horror Movies of the 2010s. And it’s an Oscar winner as well.” 5. 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As is suggested in Scott Kosar and Ray Wright's script, the killers essentially have their belief in society scratched off, leaving only greedy, violent beasts, and it’s ironically the tools of a working society (farming and medical equipment) and the titles given to those higher-up in society (doctor, police officer, etc.) But that's exactly why you're here. Watching Matt Dillon seamlessly trade one coat for the next — from reclusive creeps to would-be drill sergeants, dickhead boyfriends to ticking time bombs — warrants the kind of twisted humor that would make Bret Easton Ellis blush. Citizen Kane, a regular choice for critics’ best-loved film. – Chris Cabin, Few directors have had as much fun with death and destruction as the prolific Shion Sono has. "Get Out" topped our list. Meaning, no one believed it could translate to screen. It’s tease-and-denial without the sexual satisfaction, as Kim allows Kyung-Chul to hunt victim after victim, busting through the door just in time to deny Kyung-Chul his murderous release. – Chris Cabin, If there were any doubts of Rob Zombie's seriousness as a horror filmmaker in his first four films, The Lords of Salem cemented him as one of the most alluringly unhinged artists in the game. It's these minor yet resonant bits of attention towards the characters' more tender feelings that makes the film so endearingly odd and oddly heartfelt, even as eruptions of blood and gore (and a few nasty bee stings) become more and more frequent. Title Director Cast Country Subgenre/Notes Bloody Doll: Teruyoshi Ishii: Jiro Wang, Zhou Qiqi, Don Li: China: Horror: Bugs: Yan Jia: Xia Zitong, Zhang Zilin, Eric … The horror genre: What a decade it’s been, right? The go-to source for comic book and superhero movie fans. Best Horror Movies We went down into the crypt, opened the coffin, and summoned the 75 best-reviewed horror films of all time. Share. Here are the ten best of the 2010’s (so far). The POV element makes every kill so intimate that the film almost victimizes its viewers, but if you have the stomach for it, Maniac is a first-rate slasher that will make you think twice about walking home alone at night. Internationally, France, Mexico, Japan, and Italy have all put out works of stirring fright, films centered on the psychological and supernatural relationship between humans and bodies, their own or those of others. (That took awhile, by the way, as the film was originally finished in 2009 but didn't hit theaters until November 2010.) Credit to Jim Mickle for fashioning a scrappy, if more tidy and story-heavy remake of this Mexican marvel a few years ago, but the 2010 original is a thing of startling intrigue and terror. As Robert Legard, Antonio Banderas is a chilling portrait of one such remorseless genius, spurred on by grief and a thirst for revenge. It just meant that anyone who had a fondness for cheap scares and cheaper effects in the same vein as Sean S. Cunningham could now make something similar with a production budget well under a million. 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