Tobe Hooper

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  • Watching A Horror Movie Analysis

    Films that have high levels of tension and viewer relevancy while maintaining minimum unrealism will attract those who enjoy watching horror films. On the other hand, these characteristics could be the exact reason why some do not enjoy horror films. Watching horror films has both positive and negative effects on its viewers’ mental health, thoughts, creativity, and actions and reasons for watching them or not may vary. Some would compare it to a roller coaster ride. Heart rate increases, palms sweat, skin temperature drops several degrees, muscles tense, and blood pressure spikes as adrenaline runs through their veins while watching a horror film. Some viewers enjoy the adrenaline rush they get from watching violent entertainment. The same act of watching violent entertainment is also a way of coping with actual fears or violence. Most viewers can distinguish between possible real and unreal events in horror films. It is not as easy to do so in films that are based on true stories, which instills fear into viewers. The adrenaline rush and violence could also be a reason why people do not watch horror films. For those who watch horror films for this reason their fear is not real. Some are able to face nonrealistic fears that horror films portray. Unfortunately for other, particularly those who do not enjoy such films, those fears are real. Many people will not watch horror films because they associate real fear with the events of such movies. Watching them could trigger…

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  • Film Analysis: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre

    A vegan is defined as a person who does not eat any food that comes from animals and who often also does not use animal products (Merriam-Webster). The People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (Peta) use videos such as Paul McCartney’s Glass Walls and other forms of media to push their agenda onto the world. Tobe Hooper’s The Texas Chainsaw Massacre’s transgressive exploitation of the human body through shocking, strange images that parallel with slaughterhouses to push the vegan agenda onto its…

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  • Science Fiction And Horror Film Analysis

    People from the country are shown as being dirty, slow, and most of all, poor. “In horror, country dwellers are disproportionately represented by adult males with no ascertainable family attachments...when we do see country families, something is always terribly wrong with them” (Clover, pg. 125). These country families are often used to comment on capitalism and poverty. Two films that show these families are The Texas Chainsaw Massacre and The Hills Have Eyes. “Hooper presents his…

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