5 really scary movies that even Stephen King loved

Now all kinds of “horror” and thrillers are released on screens with frightening regularity. Sometimes finding a really worthy film among them is a real problem, but the “king of horrors” decided to come to our aid. Based on novels Stephen King many films have been shot, and the master himself is not averse to speculating about modern films, expressing his opinion on the Internet and numerous interviews.

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Indeed, it is difficult to find a more authoritative opinion, so moviegoers of all stripes continue to listen to the writer when choosing the next picture for the evening. However, Stephen King’s vision does not always coincide with the position of the audience, which is not at all surprising, because the master notices details from an expert point of view.



Silence

Silence

Director: Mike Flanagan

Genre: Horror, Thriller

Year of issue: 2016

It’s no secret that Mike Flanagan in recent years, he has become a true master of the creation of mystical and truly intense films. On his account “Oculus”, “Ghosts of the Hill House”, “Doctor Sleep”as well as the reporting picture “Silence”… The director does not shoot too much, but Mike’s work does not go unnoticed and is considered quite strong in its genre.

The story of the battle between the killer and the deaf-mute writer may seem rather banal, a little predictable. However, the plot is not the main advantage of the picture. By the admission of himself Stephen King the film is filmed so masterfully that it can be compared to a franchise “Halloween”, which has long been a horror classic.

The demon inside

The demon inside

Director: Andre Ovredal

Genre: Horror, Thriller

Year of issue: 2016

Another tape that was highly appreciated by critics and viewers. “The demon inside” Is a non-trivial story about pathologists trying to figure out the cause of a young girl’s death. It soon becomes clear that logic and medical knowledge may be completely powerless in the face of mystical phenomena.

The film may seem simple enough – it involves sucking a few characters, and the director’s tricks cannot be considered innovative. However, Stephen King did not ignore the tape and called it his favorite painting 2016 year



Caliber

Caliber

Director: Matt Palmer

Genre: Thriller

Year of issue: 2018

One can only regret that the picture “Caliber” did not make it to the full-fledged rental, but was shown only on the streaming service. However, this truly autumnal, cold and uncomfortable film left few viewers indifferent. This story is about friendship, the need to take responsibility for one’s actions and, of course, conscience.

Two friends go hunting in the deep Scottish forests, wanting to have a good time. However, the accident changes the lives of men fundamentally and makes them struggle to survive. An incredibly intense picture in style Hitchcock fans of the genre will definitely like it.

Witch

Witch

Director: Robert Eggers

Genre: horror

Year of issue: 2015

Incredibly reliable from a historical point of view, but at the same time, no less mystical picture “Witch” became a directorial debut Robert Eggers in a feature film. The tape turned out to be so smart and scary that it terrified Stephen King by his own admission. Mysticism and reality in the course of the plot intertwined into a single whole and created something incredibly creepy.

We watch the life of a Puritan family that has been driven out by their own community and settled outside of civilization. Soon the youngest son William and Katherine disappears, and something amiss begins to happen around. The viewer will not only find out who is involved in all the misfortunes of the family, but also whether the Protestants will be able to survive, despite the intrigues of dark forces.


Quiet place

Quiet place

Director: John Krasinski

Genre: horror

Year of issue: 2018

About the picture “Quiet place” now only the lazy does not speak, because the film literally burst onto the big screen and received positive reviews from critics. The success was the reason to shoot the sequel, and its quality did not disappoint either, so John Krasinski has every right to enter the franchise into an asset. The actress has become a magnet for the viewer Emily Blunt, the demand for which is now simply at an obscenely high level.

It was rather unexpected that myself Stephen King he spoke flatteringly about the picture, because it was created rather for a wide audience. The writer was especially attracted by the concept of total silence, and the acting deserves the best words.

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