The 10 best horror movies to watch after Bones and everything

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Finally, the time has come for the public to see Luca Guadagnino’s long-awaited film Bones and all starring Taylor Russell and Timothée Chalamet. This cannibalistic coming-of-age story received a warm welcome at the Venice Film Festival and critical acclaim.

The cannibal movie genre has been around for over 50 years and still has a reputation for creating a lot of controversy due to its gruesome nature and explicit graphics. In recent years movies like Raw (2016), fresh (2022), and now Bones and all (2022) breathed new life into the genre and gained more acceptance among audiences. Many of these films combine themes of coming of age, love, acceptance, and passion and end with some gory imagery and disturbing primal human behavior.


Raw (2016)

Available to stream on Netflix

Justine with a bloody nose on Raw

In 2016 the Franco-Belgian drama by Julia Ducournau Raw it was very noisy. She rocked the movie scene with an intriguing story of reserved vegetarian teenager Justine studying at a brutal veterinary school where she is forced to find her balance and power through blood and flesh. The same that Bones and allthis is a story about passion and inner desires without the road trip component to move the plot along.

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Along the years Raw has become one of the signature films of the cannibal genre for its audacity, rawness and exploration of the freedom to give in to one’s own real desires. Justine’s journey from a frail, shy pale girl being tossed around the world to an unstoppable, relentless woman who grabs and bites hard at what she wants is both terrifying and inspiring.

Ginger Snaps (2000)

Available to stream on Peacock, AMC+, Roku Channel and Tubi

This early 2000s horror story was made by the co-creator and producer of the BBC TV series orphan black John Fawcett and Karen Walton. Yes Bones and all tests the connection between two lovers, Ginger Snaps explores the relationship between two morbid sisters, and their development after one of them, Ginger, becomes a werewolf, a transformation that would actually bring the Ginger Snaps make-up kit about 5 hours.

The supernatural element is quite common in cannibal stories as a tool to explain sudden transformations within the character, whether emotional or physical. In Ginger Snaps themes of female maturity, gothic vibes, horror, dark humor, and a complicated sibling relationship all come together to create one of the best werewolf movies ever made.

The Neon Demon (2016)

Available to stream on Prime Video and Hoopla

The Neon Demon (2016) - Abbey Lee
Abbey Lee in The Neon Demon

Directed by neo-noir thriller master Nicolas Winding Refn, The neon demon tells the haunting and hauntingly beautiful story of 16-year-old aspiring model Jesse, too shy and timid for the brutal modeling industry until she isn’t. The stark brutality of human behavior tests the main character The neon demon just as it tests the love between Maren and Lee Bones and all.

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On the way to discovering his inner power and mastering his natural young beauty, Jesse’s character encounters a lot of jealousy from his older peers. With gorgeous photography, explicit shots and a haunting soundtrack, the film explores what girls are willing to do to be at the top of the modeling industry and stay young forever.

Jennifer’s Body (2009)

Available to stream on Epix and Freeve

Megan Fox in Jennifer's Body

Jennifer’s body is an iconic satirical teen horror-comedy about a high school junior named Jennifer who becomes a true rebel after a demonic possession and goes on a killing spree while her shy and shy best friend Anita “Needy” Lesnicki try to stop her

Jennifer likes to kill guys and is willing to go above and beyond to prove who her true love is. Love is the driving force behind Jennifer’s action, just as it is for the characters in Bones and all. Jennifer’s body has become a cult classic in the horror genre due to its unsettling, snappy dialogue, compelling performances by Megan Fox and Amanda Seyfried, and an empowering message of self-fulfillment.

The Lure (2015)

Available to stream on HBO Max

Golden the mermaid lying in a bathtub in a still from The Lure

A new retelling of The Little Mermaid by Hans Christian Andersen, the left is a female-led Polish horror film that tells the story of two mermaids who become singers in a nightclub. When Silver falls in love with one of the club’s band members, she is faced with an impossible choice. Again, same as a Bones and alllove tries to overcome all other human emotions the left.

Director Agnieszka Smoczyńska presents an unusual vision of the life of mermaids, which brings together folklore, sexual desires, horror and love. The film plays with its own genre and offers a unique and twisted mermaid story, very different from Disney’s animated version with its own lessons.

Everyday Problems (2001)

Available to stream on AMC+

Directed by beloved French filmmaker Claire Denis, Problems every day tells the story of a neuroscientist, Dr. Léo Sémeneau, who cleans up his wife’s violent murders, and Dr. Shane Brown, who becomes interested in the whereabouts of his idol.

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with Bones and all created by Italian director Luca Guadagnino, it’s clear that European filmmakers really know how to craft compelling and thought-provoking stories in the erotic thriller and horror genres. Problems every day is another example of a daring film that explores desire and terror and raises the question of what it takes to protect the people you love.

Fresh (2022)

Available to stream on Hulu

Sebastian Stan and Daisy Edgar Jones in Fresh

One of Hulu’s best horror movies, this year’s dark comedy is an original and fresh romantic story about the difficulties of the modern dating world. When Noa finally gives up on finding a man on dating apps, she runs into a near-perfect Steve at the grocery store and immediately lets him in, only to realize it was the biggest mistake of her life. life

fresh is another addition to a brilliant lineup of horror films in 2022. This piece of cinema comes much closer to exploring the modern difficulties of love than Bones and allwhich shows a much older kind of poetic love and passion.

Dumplings (2004)

Available to stream on Tubi

A woman eating in a restaurant in Dumplings (2004)

A fascinating Chinese feature, Dumplings, directed by Fruit Chan explores the meaning of beauty to a woman who once had it and lost it. She is willing to go to extremes just to get back to the beautiful look of the young version of herself.

The title of the film combined with the cannibal film genre suggests exactly what one might think of combining these two things. The same that Bones and all, Dumplings it’s an intelligent and thought-provoking piece of cinema that can spoil the appetite for a long time but feed the brain with interesting concepts.

Delicatessen (1999)

Clapet with a knife in the charcuterie

The post-apocalyptic horror film, delicatessen, is set in a version of France where the problem of food shortages forces butcher and apartment building owner Clapet to murder random job seekers in order to provide food for the tenants.

Love gets in the way of the perfect scenario when the butcher’s daughter Julie develops a relationship with Loison, who is supposed to be Clapet’s next victim. Here, as in Bones and all, love is tested in the most brutal and terrifying ways. The film is surprisingly aesthetically pleasing, has an interesting narrative structure and is wrapped in surrealism.

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