Tuesday October 26, 2010 08:43 pm PDT
By Ben Tan, Yahoo! Southeast Asia
If the Halloween buzz is pushing you over the edge and you'll do whatever it takes to stay away from obnoxious groups of party-goers, then we suggest having your own horror trail with some of the scariest horror films. For those of weaker fortitude, you might want to call some friends over and leave the lights on as well. The team from Yahoo! Singapore's Fit to Post blogs share with you their all time favourite horror films.
# 5- The Eye
"I see dead people." Ok so this is not about "The Sixth Sense," but rather a lady who, after an eye transplant, gains the ability to see ghosts. What makes this tale that much scarier is the Asian setting, which plays on the audience's mind. I'm a self confessed "scaredy cat" so I don't really watch horror films. The only one that I've watched is "The Eye" in 2002. There was this scene where a ghost was licking the char siew at a wanton noodle store. I never ate char siew again… for about year.
# 4- Child's Play
"The satanic doll that goes on a killing rampage never fails to scare the hell out of me. You will never look at a doll or soft toy the same way again." – Faris Mohktar What happens when a doll is possessed by a psychopathic serial killer? Absolute mayhem! From the flaming red hair, to the scar on his porcelain face and twisted grin, Chucky is THE scariest toy ever. He'll kill anyone in his path to repossess a human body, and nothing will stop him. So successful was the movie that it spawned a whole franchise, right up to "Seed of Chucky" in 2004. Word has it that a remake is scheduled for release in 2011. #3-The Picture of Dorian Gray
"The scariest movie I've watched is the 1945 version of ‘The Picture of Dorian Gray', which I always catch on cable TV. Filmed in spooky black & white, Oscar Wilde's 'hero' is a man who stays hauntingly beautiful over several years, and in turn, a...