Audiences don’t scare as easily as they once did. Not only have they seen just about every conceivable brand of horror movie–from torture porn to alt-history vampires–they’ve seen real-life terrors that Alfred Hitchcock never had to compete against. Considering this desensitization through saturation, it’s a marvel that one of the biggest horror phenomena of the last decade comes in the historically tame format of a weekly anthology series.
Do you know which series they’re talking about?
I haven’t seen it myself. More here, on how to tell scary stories, from a creator who is doing just that.
With Hallowe’en just passed, here are some collections of the scariest stuff, curated by others.
10 Movies That Prove Children’s Cinema Was Scarier in the ’80s from Flavorwire