7º – The Evil Dead (Sam Raimi, 1981)A group of friends find themselves in an unpleasant situation after travelling to an isolated hut in the middle of a forest and suffering from strange and truly dark events. Despite their rather limited budget, ‘The Evil Dead’ manages to give the viewer a creativity that can give weight to their compendium of more aggressive scenes in the context of horror.
6º – Videodrome (David Cronenberg, 1983)A small television channel producer acquires a new attraction that promises to capture a lot of audience. However, this new attraction turns out to be more gloomy than it seemed, putting the sanity of man at risk. Videodrome’ presents an involving atmosphere, completely absorbing the viewer’s attention to the events of the story.
5º – Thesis (Alejandro Amenábar, 1996)After learning about a supposed videotape containing a “snuff” content in her college, while doing research on violence, a student decides to investigate the case, only to discover things that, perhaps, she should not have moved. ‘Thesis’, in fact, fits more to the genre of suspense, with unevenness in its plot always guided by mystery and investigative sense, but some of its paths chosen by the script and direction in the final straight make us include the film in this list of terror.
4º – Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter (David Zellner, 2014)A young misfit begins a journey across the globe to find a possible lost treasure. A nostalgic work for VHS lovers – it is through a tape that the protagonist believes she has found the location of the treasure – ‘Kumiko’ enchants for its strangeness and fun plot with surprising exits.
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