Arthouse Horror Movie Reviews

Looking for a new Arthouse horror movie to watch, but don't want to waste your time sitting through a movie you'll hate? You're in luck! We built AllHorror specifically to help you find the horror movies you're most likely to love. Check out our spoiler-free "Worth Watching" reviews below. All reviews are short and written to give you an idea of what kind of Arthouse movie it is and what other Arthouse movies it's similar to, just so you know what to expect. And nearly all Arthouse movie reviews include videos from other reviewers, so you get multiple opinions from the horror community.

Midsommar Ending Explained (Spoilers)

A couple travels to Northern Europe to visit a rural hometown's fabled Swedish mid-summer festival. What begins as an idyllic retreat quickly devolves into an increasingly violent and bizarre competition at the hands of a pagan cult. Midsommar...

August 25th, 2022 | , | Horror Genre: , , , , , , ,

Mad God (2022) Review

It's about a lone assassin whose mission is to detonate a bomb and destroy the putrid, nightmarish world that he journeys through. Mad God was directed by Phil Tippett (Starship Troopers 2) and stars Niketa Roman, Satish Ratakonda, Alex...

Mad God Ending Explained (Spoilers)

A corroded diving bell descends amidst a ruined city and the Assassin emerges from it to explore a labyrinth of bizarre landscapes inhabited by freakish denizens. Mad God: Spoilers Below In Mad God, a lone figure known as the Assassin lowe...

June 30th, 2022 | , | Horror Genre: , , , , , ,

Flux Gourmet (2022) Review

It's about avant-garde artists whose gross culinary art performances often end in orgies. Flux Gourmet was directed by Peter Strickland (In Fabric, The Field Guide To Evil, and Berberian Sound Studio) and stars Asa Butterfield (Choose or...

June 27th, 2022 | , | Horror Genre: , , , ,

After Blue (2022) Review

It's about a daughter and mother who must catch and bring a runaway criminal to justice on an alien planet that can only be inhabited by women. After Blue was directed by Bertrand Mandico and stars Paula Luna, Elina Löwensohn (Let The Co...

Friend of the World (2022) Review

It's about after a catastrophic war, an eccentric general guides a filmmaker through a ravaged bunker. Friend of the World is written and directed by Brian Patrick Butler, produced by Kerry Rossall, and stars Nick Young, Alexandra Slade, Micha...

The Midnight Swim (2014) Review

For three sisters, Spirit Lake may hold the mystery of their missing mother, or it may hold more uncomfortable mysteries. The Midnight Swim was directed by Sarah Adina Smith (worked on the anthology film Holidays) and stars Lindsay Burdge, Jennife...

March 11th, 2022 | , | Horror Genre: , , , ,

A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night (2014) Review

It’s about a fanged young lady, a hardworking man, and a pliant cat. A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night was written and directed by Ana Lily Amirpour (The Bad Batch) and stars Sheila Vand (The Fall of the House of Usher and The Rental) as the epon...

December 14th, 2021 | , | Horror Genre: , , , ,

The Strange Colors of your Body's Tears (2013) Review

It’s a neo-giallo homage about a man running around his apartment building after losing his wife. The Strange Colors of your Body’s Tears was co-written and co-directed by Hélène Cattet and Bruno Forzani (Let the Corpses Tan and Amer) and st...

December 07th, 2021 | , | Horror Genre: , , , ,

That Cold Dead Look In Your Eyes (2021) Review

It’s about a man, Leonard, who’s on the verge of losing his girlfriend, Marie, his house, and job when his girlfriend’s father comes to stay and mysterious boxes appear across the city. That Cold Dead Look In Your Eyes was directed by Onur T...

November 12th, 2021 | , | Horror Genre: , , , ,

Possum (2018) Review

It’s about a disgraced children’s puppeteer, Phillip, returning home and being forced to face his abusive childhood, twisted stepfather and suspicions of abducting a schoolboy all while trying to get rid of a grotesque, spider-like marionette cal...

September 20th, 2021 | , | Horror Genre: , , ,

The Lighthouse (2019) Review

It's about a couple of guys who slowly devolve into madness while stuck manning a remote lighthouse. The Lighthouse was directed by Robert Eggers (who also directed The Witch) and stars Willem Dafoe (from Death Note and Antichrist), Robert Pat...

April 27th, 2020 | , | Horror Genre: , , , , ,

Midsommar (2019) Review

It’s about a group of college kids who travel to Sweden to participate in a summer solstice festival that turns out to be WAY more than they bargained for. Midsommar was directed by Ari Aster (who also directed Hereditary) and stars Florence Pug...

July 04th, 2019 | , | Horror Genre: , , , , ,

Kuroneko (1968) Review

It's a unique, art-house movie about two women assaulted and murdered by Samurai soldiers passing through the woods. Kuroneko (Criterion Collection #584) was directed by Kaneto Shind? (who also directed Onibaba) and stars Rokkô Toura (from Ha...

May 16th, 2019 | , | Horror Genre: , , , ,

Tetsuo: The Iron Man (1989) Review

It’s about a deranged guy who jams a metal pipe into his leg which triggers a full-blown transformation into a bizarre hybrid of flesh and metal. Tetsuo: The Iron Man was directed by Shinya Tsukamoto (who also directed Tetsuo II: Body Hammer a...

May 09th, 2019 | , | Horror Genre: , ,

Psycho (1998) Review

It's the same exact movie as the original Psycho from 1960, virtually frame for frame, word for word. Psycho was directed by Gus Van Sant and stars Vince Vaughn (from The Cell), Anne Heche (from Nothing Left To Fear) and Julianne Moore (from C...

Eraserhead Review (1977)

It’s about a young couple who start a family and come to regret it. Eraserhead was directed by David Lynch (who also directed Blue Velvet and Lost Highway) and stars Jack Nance (from Voodoo), Charlotte Stewart (from Tremors) and Allen Joseph. ...

August 04th, 2018 | , | Horror Genre: , , , , ,

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