The “ghost story” is such a generic term. Does it mean phantoms, or poltergeists, or demons, or all of them together? Some of the defining moments in modern ghost cinema are THE RING (1988), THE CONJURING (2013), INSIDIUS (2010), and THE OTHERS (2001). The 2018 Argentinean film TERRIFIED became a Shudder exclusive and turned out to be one of the channels top Halloween films.
A small neighborhood on the outskirts of Buenos Aires suddenly becomes a hot bed for deaths and strange occurrences. A husband is arrested for the brutal death of his wife, a young boy is killed by a commuter bus, a neighbor locks himself up in his house and refuses to see anyone, and the body appears to have been dug up from the locally cemetery and left in the kitchen of a grieving family. A police inspector and three paranormal investigators team up to figure out what is going on.
Considered one of the more terrifying ghost stories in some time, the movie was named by many as one of the top horror films of last year. Dark Discussions placed it upon their own top ten best genre films of 2018. Your co-hosts have chosen it as their latest discussion topic. Join us and hear what we have to say.