Confession: I love scary movies!

I'm the worst when it comes to watching scary movies. I hide behind my hands if I have even a minute inkling that something's going to jump out on the screen. Even if a movie isn't very good, I still get scared to the point that I'm afraid something's hiding under the bed or behind the door. But I still watch them, regardless of how much they freak me out! We watched Insidious recently, and Chris really liked it, but I thought it was a little hokey. It got me thinking about my favorite scary movies, though, and I came up with two of the best I've ever seen... 
Drag Me to Hell was an awesome combination of cheesy horror movie and legitimately freaky film. I loved that most of the scary scenes were also darkly humorous. I have a soft spot for terrible B list horror movies, and this one hearkened back to those cringe-worthy 80s flicks.

The Descent is one of those movies that no matter how many times I see it, it still scares the bejeesus out of me. The premise of a group of strong women getting caught up in this terrifying situation in an unknown cave is so disturbing to me, but that's what I like about it. I really liked the way this movie was filmed, too, it made it very realistic (even though what you're watching is totally unreal). 

Have you seen either of these? What did you think? What's your favorite scary movie? I need to add some to my list of must-sees!
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  1. I remember when I was smaller (around 12-13) I used to looooveee all sorts of scary and horror movies.. Now I can't stand them at all, because I'm so scared, haha :P

  2. i'm a sucker for a good scary movie. If you haven't seen Dead Silence i really recommend it..and despite everyones criticism Paranormal Activity 1 & 2 made me jump A LOT.

  3. I want to see Drag Me To Hell! I've heard from a lot of people that it's actually pretty good. The Descent traumatized me. Mostly because I would never crawl through tiny tunnels like those women. Never ever!!!

    if you haven't seen The Orphanage I recommend it. It is a spanish film and even thought I had to read subtitles the whole time it super creeped me out.

  4. I like horror films as well, it depends on the movie, but some movies make me paranoid too - I'll check the shower, behind doors, behind the curtains, etc for a creeper I'm convinced is hiding and ready to pounce. I liked 'Drag me to Hell' but I cried little a little girl when she killed the kitten.

  5. I LOVE horror flicks! I own a ton of my favorite ones on DVD. Drag me to Hell was pretty good, but yeah, The Descent, I haven't been able to watch that one again. It scared the crap out of me!

    My favorites are: House of 1000 corpses and Devil's Rejects by Rob Zombie. I also love the new Texas Chainsaw Massacre flicks.

  6. I really liked Drag Me to Hell personally! Very well done.

  7. oh i love horror movies too! and these are definitely on my fave list. i find that if i plug my ears before a scary thing pops out on the screen, i don't have to cover my eyes. the sounds is what scares me more lol! but drag me to hell was awesome and i found the grossest part to be that old lady's hanky with the brown lugies ick! :p

  8. I really liked the Ring :) Not too scary, but scary enough :)


  9. I have a friend that was an extra in Drag Me to Hell hahaha

  10. I've never seen Drag me to Hell;I'll have to see it. I liked the Descent. I really like Stephen King's movies and the ones by Rob Zombie. Most movies usually scare the crap out of me too after/during watching them,but also some of them I are so cheesy I find them hilarious. My favorite horror movie is either It or The Lost Boys though and of course the Scream movies. (I haven't seen 4 though).

  11. I really enjoyed both of those movies. I love B horror movies that let me laugh like Drag Me To Hell and The Decent was just super creepy with those cave creatures. Yuck.

  12. Oh, I love a good horror movie! I'm the same way, though. I hide behind my hands the entire time, and afterward I'm convinced it's in my room.

    I've surprisingly never seen either of those movies. I've heard The Descent is super scary, though!

  13. I agree with The Descent! One of the scariest movies I've seen for sure. Even if there were no "monsters" in it, the claustraphobia of cave diving alone would be enough to make it scary.

  14. Have you seen both endings for The Descent?

  15. The Descent is great!!!!

    I blogged about my favourite horror films here-

    I recommend 'Hush' a UK horror film. It's full of unknown actors but is brilliant, it's not a killer with knife chasing victims into the woods. It's actually about human trafficking but is just as creepy! I cant give too much away but seriously give it a try as I was pleasantly suprised by such an indie film.
    You can watch the trailer here-


  16. I consider the following ten to be must-see if you haven't already! :)

    - The Strangers
    - The Mist
    - The Amityville Horror (2005)
    - House Of Wax
    - The Reaping
    - The Skeleton Key
    - Secret Window
    - The Others
    - Wind Chill
    - 30 Days Of Night

    Sorry there's so many. I got excited :')

    <3 xxxx

  17. I would definetely second 30 Days of Night and The Strangers!! I thought I was going to pass out watching The Strangers,my heart was beating so fast! Also,my favourite old cheesey horror is the original Dawn of the Dead,love it:) x

  18. UGH those creepy cave people in The Descent scare the shit out of me. Have you seen Insidious? I recently saw it and thought it was actually really good. More of a thriller than "scary" though.

  19. YOU HAVE TO WATCH INSIDIOUS! Yes I just yelled that! ;)

  20. Silent hill is fosure the scariest film I have seen in the past few years. It's distrubing scary. Like who thinks this stuff up scary. I still don't ever want to watch it again. (also I hide behind my hands alot too, as soon as the music stops I cover my eyes cause usually that means something scary is gonna happen.


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