In a world ruled by the savage and indomitable forces of nature, hunger is a universal language among all living beings. No matter if you are a tiny ant gathering leaves in the rain forest or a gargantuan carnivore that hunts prey in the depths of the sea, every single creature eventually gets hungry and needs to feed to sustain its existence. That’s the way it’s always been, the way it will be forever.
For us, lazy modern humans, the concept of eat or get eaten is more of a choice than a necessity, we can afford the luxury of deciding what to eat and when to grab a little grub. At least that’s what we think.
But what if there were other entities capable of making this select gastronomical choices, even at the expense of humankind’s suffering?
Ever since its gloomy origins, horror cinema has introduced audiences from around the globe to some of the most voracious and fearsome creatures conceived by mortal ingenuity. However, it is fair to remember that natural laws can’t be judged by the ever changing mood of human minds and hearts; in nature there are no beliefs or morals when hunger is involved.
You wouldn’t blame a person with a stuffed face over a plate at supper time, so could you blame a monster that feeds when its tummy starts to roar? Let’s reflect upon that notion as we review 7 horror movie creatures that fed on humans in order to survive.