‘We make up horrors to help us cope with the real ones’-said Stephen King. Horror is one of the oldest film genres that never failed to enthrall generations of audiences- giving jump scares, elevating heart beats, and petrifying them. Countless conversations for some of the best horror films took place in your dorm rooms. Here is the list of best short horror films on YouTube that might plunge you into nightmarish landscapes.
1. 2 AM: The Smiling Man
Directed by Michael Evans, 2 AM: The Smiling Man is based on the story, ‘Let’s not meet’. A lonely man walking to his home late night finds another man following him. What follows next is something spooky. Will he reach home safe? Great taking and wonderful acting by Sean Simon made something comfortable into sinister.
Alexia is an old ghost tale improved to contemporary times. The genius of Alexia lies in its simplicity and mood, rather than some jump-scares. Inspired by a Japanese short film, Alexia tells the story of a man who still in the memories of his dead girlfriend. He is looking at her Facebook and what unfolds in the series of events is breath-taking. Written and directed by Andres Borghi, Alexia is an Internet sensation.
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