The Strangers … Because You Were Home

Sometimes simple is better. For all intensive purposes, The Strangers is really just another home invasion thriller. Though critics were lukewarm on it, audiences turned out in larger than expected numbers. Over its theatrical run, The Strangers hauled in just over $80 million worldwide a $9 million dollar budget. Given that box office success, it’s […]

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The Strangers: Prey at Night or Pray for a Better Script

It’s taken nearly a decade, but after several years of rumours and speculation, the sequel to home invasion horror film The Strangers is finally in theaters. While the original movie, written and directed by Bryan Bertino, was not necessarily warmly received by critics, it proved to be a modest box office hit. A well-structured horror […]

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Lock the Doors: The Best Home Invasion Horror Films

With the belated sequel to The Strangers (2007), The Strangers: Prey at Night (2018), finally getting released tomorrow, it’s a good time to look back on some of the better examples of one of horror’s more popular subgenres – the ‘home invasion’ film. Horror films have long exploited suburban home dwellers’ fears of outside evils […]

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