Essay on Film Photography : A Movie Type For Everyone

1436 Words Nov 15th, 2016 6 Pages
Since the 1890’s when film photography was first introduced, there have been a plethora of various film genres to surface and make their heydays. Each individual genre suited to meet the emotional needs of a specific type of person. As times changed so did the genres, but one thing stayed constant, the need for new films never died out. For the many centuries that followed the invention of film photography, people all around the world have gone to see films as a form of entertainment. Going to the movies has provided the world a chance to escape their reality momentarily generation after generation. Since there are numerous genres of film, that means that there is a movie type for everyone. Each genre attracts different people because of their unique requirements to fit into the genre. One genre of film in horror. Horror films have, and will continue to be the most popular films out of all the other genres. Each new period of time brought new genres and restrictions on others. With times changing constantly and new problems in the world being found around every other corner, it is hard for one specific genre to continue to be popular. Although, that was not a problem for the horror genre. The first horror movie, The Devil’s Castle (1896) by the French filmmaker Georges Melies, set the way for the horror movies to come. Even though that film was only two minutes long it contained many of the defining features of the earlier horror films, gothic horror. In the beginning, most…

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