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High Anxiety (for fans of Evenson and Robbe-Grillet)

I watch a fair number of dark/horror movies, but only like very few of them. Here are some that meet with my picky approval. Most are quiet, abstract, and tense, and low on explanations, gore, and jump scares.

  • Resolution
  • The Endless
  • The Killing of a Sacred Deer
  • Personal Shopper
  • The Invitation
  • The Strange Color of Your Body's Tears
  • The Incident
  • It Follows
  • The Blue Hour
  • Jamie Marks Is Dead
  • Berberian Sound Studio
  • The Babadook
  • Bug Chaser
  • Bugcrush
  • Primer
  • Cigarette Burns
  • The Untamed
  • The Duke of Burgundy
  • Border
  • The Little Stranger
  • Permanent Green Light
  • Beyond the Gates
  • A Dark Song
  • Fuckkkyouuu
  • Coherence
  • Stranger by the Lake
  • Sanguivorous
  • The Salivation Army
  • Cronos
  • Speaking Parts
  • Family Viewing
  • A Dream of Paper Flowers
  • Videodrome
  • Exotica
  • eXistenZ
  • Beyond the Black Rainbow
  • Rift
  • In a Glass Cage
  • A Photograph
  • The Northerners
  • Borgman
  • Antiviral
  • The Black Tower
  • The Caretaker
  • The Eyes of My Mother
  • Kindred
  • Hotel
  • Rock, Paper and Scissors
  • A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night
  • Broadcast Signal Intrusion
  • The Feast
  • You Are Not I
  • Hellbender
  • Bestia