A group of friends whose leisurely Mexican holiday takes a turn for the worse when they, along with a fellow tourist embark on a remote archaeological dig in the jungle, where something evil lives among the ruins.
While the world was taken by storm by Danny Boyle's 'Slumdog Millionaire', it would've been easy to miss out on other great movies released in 2008. We particularly enjoyed the British heist flick 'The Bank Job' based on a true story!
Swedish vampire flick 'Let the Right One In', is fantastic. It will alter your perception of the classic vampire film. Another interesting genre choice in 2008 was the British 'Hoody Horror', brought to us here by 'Eden Lake'.
If it's 'your thing', then check out this collection of the goriest modern horror films to date, with more blood than a Red Cross, and some gratuitous nudity thrown in free. Well, who are we to judge - we put the thing together!
As if adolescence wasn't enough of a horror-show, these poor teens find themselves hunted by maniacs in this collection of contemporary teen horror flicks, most of them slashers, and many remakes of classics like 'Nightmare on Elm Street' and 'Halloween'.
Playing off the basic, and somewhat xenophobic, fear of being a stranger in a strange land, the travel horror genre sees tourists routinely stranded, abducted, and simply slaughtered for sick, foreign pleasure!