Saturday, January 2

BoGD's Top 10 Horror Features of the Past Decade

El espinazo del diablo (2001) (The Devil's Backbone) directed by Guillermo del Toro
Haute tension (2003) (High Tension) directed by Alexandre Aja
Marebito (2003) (The Stranger from Afar) directed by Takashi Shimizu


Trick 'r Treat (2007) directed by Michael Dougherty
Shaun of the Dead (2004) directed by Edgar Wright
Låt den rätte komma in (2008) (Let the Right One In) directed by Tomas Alfredson


Session 9 (2001) directed by Brad Anderson
Going Home (2002) (director's cut) directed by Peter Chan
Kairo (2001) (Pulse) directed by Kiyoshi Kurosawa

Martyrs (2008) directed by Pascal Laugier


MrJeffery said...

haute tension was really interesting. i will have to check out the others!

Anthony1138 said...

Dude, you're top 10 list of the decade is awesome! The only two I can't agree with are the two I haven't seen yet, Going Home and Kairo. I'm really glade to see that Session 9 and The Devil's Backbone made it. And Martyrs at #1... nice!

Anthony1138 said...

P.S. - I got a Blu-Ray player for Christmas, and just ordered Martyrs and Let the Right One In on BD from I can't freakin' wait!

Jayson Kennedy said...

Thanks guys! Anthony, glad you made the Blu leap! Be careful though, I think the British Martyrs Blu-ray is Region B locked :(

Unsure about Let the Right One In's regioning, but I heard a few weeks ago American Blu-rays have been popping up with the correct theatrical English subtitles.

Anthony1138 said...

Let the Right One In is Region free, but Martyrs is Region B. Fear not, for I have a Momitsu player. I laugh at Region codes. Ha!

Jayson Kennedy said...

Cool, I kinda figured you had the Momitsu, I need to get one of those!

Drunketh said...

Let The Right One In is killer. And High Tension is probably my absolute favorite film of the last ten years... unfortunately I haven't seen Martyrs(really f'n want to) because the rental version is CUT and I'm not dropping the cash for a standard. Meh.

Unknown said...

on the money!

Zach S. said...

Lists like this make me wish you'd win the Powerball Mega Jackpot, because I imagine you starting your own movie studio and grabbing America by its ears. --->

Lee Russell said...

Nice to see some "Session 9" love. It's on my list as well.

Anonymous said...

Martyrs was probably my least favorite movie I watched in the last decade, maybe ever. Otherwise, GREAT LIST!

I Like Horror Movies said...

Im going to have to rewatch Marebito, I remember thinking it was just the Asian Jenifer. You and Kim both seem to have a lot of love for the film. you dare tread upon the staircase?

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