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    It's not every year we get the speical present of a Christmas Horror Film, but when we do I get extremly excited. For Christmas Horror films are my favorite. Krampus is easily a classic tale of fear as well as not believing that those who lose faith, will meet Krampus the ancient evil shawdow of Saint. Nick Deck the halls with boughs of holly, Fa la la la la la la la, tis the season it's Christmas time! As our Story begins just a few days from the festive holiday of Christmas, as one family…

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    Horror Film Stereotypes

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    sexual preference. The female characters in these films can often be prone to many different social stereotypes throughout the film. These stereotypes often work to lead her towards her demise, but she ultimately resorts to masculine behaviors in order to survive in the end. Associating a particular gender with certain attributes in Slasher films is also worth taking note of. According to Adam Rockoff, “With a few exceptions, the killer in slasher films is overtly asexual, aside from the…

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    It’s a powerful movie that captures the touching bond between a young man and his beloved horse, Joey who might be the bravest horse ever portrayed on film. It’s based on Michael Morpugo's 1982 best-seller. There's plenty of good action and the story is brilliant. It features the grand theme of war and drama, but it also is an intimate story. The horror of war is seen through the eyes of the horse. The story follows a horse through various owners and situations against the backdrop of World…

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    endurance and nobility, documentaries inform, prod our memories, even stir us into action. Such films do battles for our very soul.” This quote by Theodore Bikel, an Australian-American actor and activist, summarizes the importance of documentaries for the world. Documentaries have evolved over the years from simple historical narrative into stimulating informational films. In Stephen King’s essay, “Why We Crave Horror Movies,” he lists why people enjoy unpredictable plots and having their…

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    Instead of using the red lighting typical in horror films, it uses dark, shadowed lighting with green and blue tints, an example being the scenes with the main character's mother. During these scenes, the lighting is very dark, with lots of shadows in the room, and a green tint to the light, which helps with the horror aspect of the film, which involves drowning, as it gives the feel of being underwater. This holds significance in that film due to the storyline, but I am still interested in the…

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    Gremlins is the name of this film, and the title suits the film excellently. It is during the wintertime in Kingston Falls. One genre isn’t enough to choose from, so I chose American Horror Comedy because there is comedy throughout all of the film, but only towards the end does it start to become a horror film. William “Billy” Peltzer was a main actor portrayed by Zachary Gilligan. Now Billy's sidekick, Kate Beringer, is played by Phoebe Cates. Gizmo isn’t human, but his voice is spoken by Howie…

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    released in 2010 was originally advertised as an exotic science fiction horror film based on an alien invasion in Mexico and on first inspection the relation between America and Mexican immigration seems obvious. However, analyzing the film from a global perspective shows the correlation between 9/11 and the alien invasion. In Wetmore’s book “Post-9/11 Horror in American Cinema”, he discusses the trend for post-9/11 horror films featuring extraterrestrials to recreate the invasion and…

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    What does it mean for food to be socially frightening (i.e. dangerous for the social and communal body)? By comparing Baks consideration of the role of the McDonalds hamburger in Korea and Kevin Dwyer’s alimentary delinquency in Euro-American horror films produced from the 60s into the 90s, it will become clear that food and food practices can be considered socially frightening when they challenge our particular social constructions and social hierarchies—in other words…

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    existed. Through The Awakening, we are exposed to gender portrayals and roles that are typically found in horror films. A slight reversal of traditional gender portrayals in horror movies is displayed in Cathcart, but when faced with fear itself, everyone is subject to being overwhelmed with fright regardless of gender. Traditional gender roles were present…

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    Dr Caligari Satire

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    It was the atrocities of World War I that started to manifest themselves in German cinema through the horror genre. The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, released in 1920, has been labelled the quintessential example of German expressionist cinema. The most striking aspect of director Robert Wiene’s horror masterpiece is the style and tone of the film, which left the German public both horrified and enthralled. On the surface, the basic narrative is pretty straightforward. A young man named Francis…

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