Horror film

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  • Voodoo Zombies Research Paper

    Voodoo zombies are a very interesting type of zombie it’s not your typical flesh eating zombie. Voodoo zombies are a person who has died and, has risen from the grave and is doomed to spend the rest of eternity as a slave of the living. These zombies suffer zombie powder the tool used for zombification the toxin temporarily paralyzes the human nervous system, creating a state of extreme hibernation with the vital organs functioning at minimal levels. Voodoo zombies show emotion suffering from…

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  • Crimson Peak Film Analysis

    Perhaps the most effective element director Guillermo del Toro incorporates in his film Crimson Peak is the stark juxtaposition of common fairytale and nightmare motifs. Del Toro redefines the haunted house genera with his strong use of both. He uses a combination of characters, colors, costumes, architecture, and symbols. All of which create a mystical environment for the story to develop. From the beginning we are introduced to the reoccurring theme of fairytale turned nightmare. One of…

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  • Vampires In American Culture

    Zombies… Vampires… Whose side are you on? For centuries we have been entertained by these superficial beings; Folklores, books, movies, and the family next door. Being a child of the 80’s and 90’s, growing up it was only the vampires lurking in the darkness of our televisions, books, and imaginations. Zombies must of have been buried deep in the ground, digging their way out, an idea and book at a time. As expressed by del Toro and Hogan, vampires have been our favorite night crawler for…

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  • Alfred Hitchcock Jump Scares Analysis

    to create a spooky mood and atmosphere. Below are ten of the most effective jump scares used in some of the scariest horror movies of all time! 1. Psycho (1960) - The old classics are often the scariest, absent of CGI and modern technology that leaves the filmmaker to rely on other devices, such as music, super talented actors, and the ambiance, mood, and tone of the film, overall. Alfred Hitchcock produces one of the most notable jump scares of all time with Marion's scene in the…

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  • Analysis Of Stephen King's 'My Creature From The Black Lagoon'

    Stephen King is an author of horror, supernatural fiction, suspense, science fiction, and fantasy. He is most well-known for his writing of horror stories and how scary and real they seem to be. One of Kings first novels known as Carrie was his first horror novel and was a huge success. In this essay assignment, the directions were to read Stephen King’s “My Creature from the Black Lagoon” and to define and focus in on nine points in which Stephen King talks about during his essay. Stephen Kings…

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  • Why We Crave Horror Movies Essay

    Why do we Crave Horror Films? Why do we crave horror films? Some say it’s to overcome fear, some say to understand fear, others say just for the excitement. Yet, author of the novel Why we Crave Horror Movies, Mr. Stephen King seems to think differently. Mr. King believes that we all love horror movies because of three specific reasons: to prove that we can sit through an entire movie, to reassure ourselves that we are normal, and oddly just because people love seeing others in…

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  • Argumentative Essay About Horror Movies

    scenes, and suspenseful music are all the ingredients for a scream filled tormenting movie referred to as a horror movie or a scary flick. Horror films are movies that are created to provide a feeling of fright, unease and panic to the people viewing them. Some people love the adrenaline rush they get from the unexpected killer slicing his victims head off its body. Others love to watch horror films because of the love they feel from their partner while watching the movie. A certain scene in the…

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  • Vincent Price's Influence On American Movies

    genera’s to choose from. Some of the films where adapted to fit stories and epic tales you might find and remember from older books and fables from the past. Some of the best films focused on the classical Greek periods, the medieval times, renaissance period’s old westerns and modern day flicks with a strange horror aspect in it. Vincent Price was one of the best actors that could fill a character vehicle in most of the Medieval, classical and horrific films that any industry could produce.…

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  • Horror Movies: Gender Discrimination In Horror

    Joan Gries Eng. Comp. 1001 6/24/16 Gender discrimination in horror: Gender discrimination continues to be a problem, even in today’s society. Even though our values have produced some changes, film makers still seem to regularly allow sexism and prejudice behaviors in their films. Films are quiet the ultimate expressive experience thus far devised by man. Invoking such sensory euphoric experiences that combines visual, audial, and emotions that simply engage us so deeply that perhaps we…

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  • The Horror Genre In Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

    of the 1931 film production of Frankenstein, the host on-screen introduces and warns us of the horrifying tale about to take place. “I think it will thrill you, it may even shock you, it might even horrify you...Well, we’ve warned you” (Whale). Originally introduced in the late 1800s, the horror genre does not arrive upon the American film industry until the early 1930s when pioneer films like Dracula and Frankenstein were first released. Over the years, the popularity of the horror genre has…

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