ByDaniel Rodriguez, writer at Creators.co
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People might not realize this yet, but we are living the beginning of a new era of Horror Films, with young directors reinventing the genre, pumping new ideas and recycling old ones. With some excellent titles already out, such as "The Borderlands" or "Cheap Thrills", 2014 still have a lot to offer in terms of quality Horror. Here are some of those films:

10) Oculus

"You see what it wants you to see"
"You see what it wants you to see"

Writer and Director Mike Flanagan from the indie hit "Absentia" (2011), brings another story about the supernatural in his biggest project so far, Oculus, from the same producer of Insidious (2011).
The film tells the story about a woman trying to exonerate her brother, who was convicted of murder, by proving that the crime was committed by a supernatural phenomenon.

9) The Sacrament

Live as One. Die as One.
Live as One. Die as One.

One of the most prominent directors in this new wave of Indie Horror, Ti West returns to a feature film almost three years after his last one, "The Innkeepers". This time, instead of a haunted old hotel, he brings the tragic story of the Eden Parish cult, by the point of view of two journalists documenting their friend's search to find his missing sister.

8) The Quiet Ones

Director John Pogue (Quarantine 2) left the zombies at the airport and changed to a different subgenre with this Poltergeist-ish tale, which follows a university professor and a team of students as they conduct an experiment on a young woman, uncovering terrifyingly dark, unexpected forces in the process. Produced by Hammer Films, The Quiet Ones is supposed to be based on real events.

7) Cooties

Circle, Circle, Square, Square...
Circle, Circle, Square, Square...

Elijah Wood is again showing his interest for horror film as the star of ZomCom flick "Cooties", debut feature film of Cary Murnion and Jonathan Millot.

When a mysterious virus hits an isolated elementary school, transforming the kids into a feral swarm of mass savages, an unlikely hero must lead a motley band of teachers in the fight of their lives.

6) Among the Living (Aux Yeux Des Vivents)

Hopefully, as great as Inside or Livide!
Hopefully, as great as Inside or Livide!

The French double that kicked ass in 2007 with the Gorefest "Inside", Alexandre Bustillo and Julien Maury strike again.

Three kids who decide to skip school in order to explore an abandoned amusement park catch site of a woman being dragged through a field by a masked man.

5) Dead Snow 2 - Red Vs. Dead (Død Snø 2)

Norwegian director Tommy Wirkola returns to his roots after presenting us with the goriest version of Hansel and Gretel ever made, bringing the Nazi-Zombies back to life once more.

Norwegian director Tommy Wirkola returns to his roots after presenting us with the goriest version of Hansel and Gretel ever made, bringing the Nazi-Zombies back to life once more.

The sole survivor of the first film wake up in the hospital just to realize the doctors gave him a new limb, which was previously property of a Nazi Undead Soldier. With his new body part, faster, stronger and better than the original, he is going to deal with the zombie for good.

4) The Babadook

Mister Babadook looks so nice...
Mister Babadook looks so nice...

"If it's in a word, or if it's in a look, You Can't get rid of the Babadook"

Good ol' Boogeyman strikes again under the name of Babadook, a mysterious figure that is going to haunt mother and son. A single mother plagued by the violent death of her husband, battles with her son's fear of a monster lurking in the house, but soon discovers a sinister presence all around her. Debut film of Jennifer Kant, The Babadook has conquered most viewers in festivals so far and it's been told to be genuinly scary.

3) Wolf Creek 2

Inspired by True Events? Damn...
Inspired by True Events? Damn...

The outback once more becomes a place of horror as another unwitting tourist becomes the prey for crazed, serial-killing pig-shooter Mick Taylor.

In 2005 Greg Mclean inspired by real events in Australian outback, created the slasher hit "Wolf Creek", starring John Jarratt as one of the most sadistic Serial Killers from the 21st century, Mick Taylor. Now, almost ten years later, they return to give Mick some new victims to be butchered, promising even more tension and violence.

2) Horns

If you put a Horror Story by Joe Hill, son of Stephen King, in the hands of one of the best Horror directors of this century, Alexandre Aja, there's absolutely no way the result will be anything less than mind-blowing awesome. Oh, to make it even better, Daniel Harry Potter plays the Anti-Christ!

In the aftermath of his girlfriend's mysterious death, a young man awakens to strange horns sprouting from his temples.

1) The Green Inferno

I wonder if she looks tasteful to them...
I wonder if she looks tasteful to them...

Eli Roth. Cannibals. Cannibals. Eli Roth. Do you know the meaning of those words together? They mean Blood, Gore, Insanity, Death, Slaughter, Violence, Tension, Terror, Chills...

Seven years after his last work as a director in Hostel 2, Eli Roth is finally back, hopefully with buckets of blood and body parts in this contemporary version of Cannibal Holocaust. A group of student activists travel from New York City to the Amazon to save a dying tribe. Unfortunately, they crash in the jungle and are taken hostage by the very natives they protected.

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