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    traced back to one film that changed the landscape of horror films to come after it. George Romero’s 1968 independent black and white classic film, Night of the Living Dead, shocked the American public with a level of violence and gore that had previously never been seen in films. It created a divide between people who both loved it and hated it, but since its release, Night of the Living Dead has become touted as the film that revived and renewed the zombie genre. In addition, this film…

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    The horror genre has, more or less, become one that ignites our deepest fears and desires. The sub-genre of zombie films force audiences to question themselves on many different aspects about life. Surely, concepts such as the uncanny and allegorical meanings arise when discussing such texts. The zombie horror has seen significant change over the past few decades, the most notable being the quality of production, graphics and costume. From white paint applied to the face to now detailed graphics…

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    In films, such as “An American Werewolf in London” or “Dog Soldiers,” werewolves are shown as beasts that have little to no control over what they do, going as far as becoming a harbinger of slaughter and gore. In “An American Werewolf in London,” a man is…

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    which many movie makers rely on when they are making their own movies about this genre. Zack Snyder jumps into the zombie horror film genre by using George A. Romero’s movie, Dawn of the Dead, as a baseline for his take on the zombie genre. Snyder makes a major update on how the zombies moved, what they looked like, and all of the special effects that come with a zombie horrors movie. Using cinematography…

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    George a Romero the father of horror movies the gift and the mining created a creature that was terrible who witnessed it,the zombie. The movie franchise made everyone fear the dead, This 75 year old man created a masterpiece a long lasting legacy that impact everyone who experiences his creation. I I think that he created the zombie movies because he wanted to explore our fears and make everyone to be afraid of zombies.With His creation of the zombie movie made a pandemic of the whole thing…

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    monsters in film, has now disturbed the long-held hypothesis that claims that a monster's body is basically an embodiment of disparity bringing about one outcome, fear. A scholar in monster theory, Jeffery Jerome Cohen composed a book titled, Monster Theory Reading Culture, where he discussed the seven theses of monster theory, including two that will be addressed…

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    Building Tension in The Shining by Tyler Johnson Chesapeake College The Shining (1980) is a horror-drama film directed by Stanley Kubrick, starring Jack Nicholson and Shelley Duvall. Based on the novel of the same name by Stephen King, The Shining is about a family who takes residence in a secluded hotel for the winter during its off season. The hotel is home to evil spirits that manipulate the father, Jack Torrance (Jack Nicholson), into a violent state. His psychic son (Danny Lloyd)…

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    imagined it crawling out of our neighbor’s dark-water irrigation pond, staggering into our backyard, scratching a hole in my bedroom wall with its barbed-wire claws and snatching me while I slept. Of course, I had an excuse; I had never seen a horror film before. Even Old Yeller terrified me when the lovable golden retriever was mercy-killed after his encounter with a rabid wolf. OK, so I frightened easily when I was young. I had no excuse today. 60-year-old men are not supposed…

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    only two good Actors though, as the entire cast is full of primo talent, with everyone hitting their comical mark with excellence. Major props need to be given to writers James Roday and Todd Harthan for giving birth to a film that oozes and congeals quick wit, dark comedy and horror together so wonderfully. Also, props given to psycho Lily Cole for having a righteous cameltoe.…

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    Analyzing The Uncanny

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    describes “uncanny” as a term that brings a feeling of “dread and creeping horror” (Freud 1) to a person. Freud further explains in his description that the “uncanny” can be undefinable at times. Throughout the rest of his essay, Freud tries to define and describe what the “uncanny” is. The journal articles written by Robin Lydenberg, Howard F. Stein, and Roswitha Mueller help to expand Sigmund Freud’s interpretation…

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