5 Scary Docs For Halloween

September 10, 2017 7:26 P.M.


With Halloween right around the corner you may want to break away from the regular movie marathons and check out some documentaries that will help get you into the spirit. In no particular order, here are some films I think you might like.


His Name Was Jason
His Name Was Jason

1. His Name Was Jason (2009)

This doc is an entertaining look at how the "Friday the 13th" movies came to be. Packed with behind the scenes footage and commentary, this is one you won't want to miss.






Nightmares in Red, White and Blue
Nightmares in Red...

2. Nightmares in Red, White and Blue (2009)

This one takes a look at the evolution of the horror genre along with movie footage and interviews with filmmakers such as Roger Corman, John Carpenter, and George Romero.






The Nightmare
The Nightmare

3. The Nightmare (2015)

An interesting film that documents 8 individual experiences with sleep paralysis. The personal recounts and nightmare imagery makes this even scarier to watch before going to sleep.






Going to Pieces
Going to Pieces

4. Going to Pieces (2006)

This film discusses the history and evolution of the slasher film, including clips and interviews from directors John Carpenter, Wes Craven and others.






Terror in the Aisles
Terror in the Aisles

5. Terror in the Aisles (1984)

Narrated by Donald Pleasance and Nancy Allen, they chronicle some of the greatest horror movies released between the 1930's and 1980's. It may be a bit dated to some, but I think its still well worth checking out.

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