With an appropriately bloody and dashing full moon finale came the close of three amazing seasons of Bryan Fuller's Hannibal, hands down some of the best television ever made in the history of the medium.
In honor of this NYPL all-star novel being turned into a film, the Library's manager of reader services Lynn Lobash has compiled a list of the top five psychological thrillers turned movies. So if you're in the mood to be freaked out and "Gone Girl" is checked out, try one of these on for size.
When it comes to fiction, the most frightening depictions are those describing events that could really happen. Those situations resonate deeply because, unlike paranormal experiences, they fall within the realm of possibility.