Culture Vulture: Horror movies that make you think instead of scream

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SINGAPORE - I'm not a big fan of horror movies.

Okay, I admit I'm a bit of a wimp - you won't find me riding on a roller coaster or going bungee jumping either. Blood and chainsaws turn me off, and I can't bring myself to sit through South-east Asian tales of vengeful spirits and pontianak - vampiric ghosts of women who died in childbirth. They are closer to home and therefore all the more terrifying.

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