Most horror movies suck. This isn’t a result of a new phenomenon, where an over-reliance on jump scares and cheap tricks has lowered the quality of horror movies. No, this is something that has existed since the dawn of the horror genre in film. Now, you might be saying, “There’s plenty of classic horror movies”, […]
I’ve been watching Horror movies about as long as I’ve had eyeballs, and I agree. Most of them are bad. That doesn’t mean I don’t like most of them. Some of them are serviceable and okay films but the number of bad ones outweighs the greats and the classics. I’d argue that a good 75% or more of horror movies are just plain awful.