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Silent Screams: Rob Zombie’s Top 5 Silent Horror Movies

The rock star and ‘Halloween’ filmmaker weighs in on his favorite quiet-but-deadly vintage horror flicks: “They’re so far removed from what movies now are”

Rolling Stone Jan 12, 2016
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As a director, Rob Zombie makes horror films that are as loud as his music ”” dark, grungy, old-school grindhouse movies full of screaming women and buzzing chainsaws. As a fan, however, his taste often runs toward the silent horror of the 1920s: “What I love about these films is they’re so far removed from what movies are now,” the former White Zombie singer explains. “I mean, they were never silent because there was always live musical accompaniment, but they feel like such a different experience when you watch them.”

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