Two Minutes of Terror? It’s Lights Out

A short horror film entitled Lights Out has been making waves across the internet as it has terrified a majority of its viewers.

The film, directed by David F Sandberg lights out short sandberghas built up quite a following. After starting out as a simple submission to the Who’s There Horror Short Film Challenge (courtesy of and it truly fits the criterior for entry.

But something in this 120 second short has really captured the imaginations of its viewers, enough to make it one of the most talked about short films of 2013/2014.

The film plays on the fears that all of us have when the lights go out:
Is someone lurking in the shadows?
And would I rather they stayed in the shadows, or do I actually want to see who they are?

The film earnt Sandberg a best director prize, but better still, it has captured the attention of millions of people.

Check out the film below and tell us, do you find it scary?

You can watch the film here:


Tom Atkinson

Tom is one of the editors at Love Horror. He has been watching horror for a worryingly long time, starting on the Universal Monsters and progressing through the Carpenter classics. He has a soft-spot for eighties horror.More

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