A horror movie “makes people think, what if it was reality?” said by a thrill seeker person who was waiting to watch a horror movie. Experts also cite more various reasons about why people enjoy watching scary movies. For the thrill of it and also because it seems real for thrill seekers; these are some secretes reveled to show why thrill seekers enjoy horror movies. Feeling the sense of evil and being curious about understanding humanity’s dark side makes horror movies a perfect way of enjoying these feelings, and relieving the tension of curiosity about violent, blood and terrorism. Moreover, experts said that not only desirability to blood and fear could consider as an attraction to whose ... ... middle of paper ... ...ith a hero to idolize.
When watching a scary movie some people like the feeling that the horror movie makes there body get. One of the effect is has would have to be the brain like Sharon Begley explains in “ Why our brains love horror movies” “We seek out something that’s going to be exciting for us, because our nervous system requires periodic revving, just like a good muscular engine,” a example to what Sharon said was that when we watch a horror we usually go to close our eyes or we try to cover them with the hands. And its not that we are thinking about doing it our brain takes it as a extinct to cover the eyes to avoid watching the scary scene that comes out in the horror movie. Another big effect it has on the body will be that scary movies make heart beats go faster and it makes people breathe harder and that’s because the person is getting scared and doesn’t have a clue what’s going to be the next thing that pops up in the movie. Now for the physical effect horror movies have on people will be the way everyone jumps up from the seats once they get scared but not only that people also scream from the top of their lungs when they become
Before heading to the movies, viewers should do research to find which genre and title best suits their interests and preferences. Most people watch films either for entertainment or receiving information on a subject, but simple entertainment does not always explain why we watch a film. Society turns to film as a way to encourage certain emotions such as sadness, fear, and happiness. Many people show more sensitivity to horror films, yet they continue to watch them because they enjoy the thrills fear induces and the excitement that comes along with it. Katerina Bantinaki argues that the fear experienced by many when exposed to horror can somehow be interpreted as a positive emotion (BANTINAKI 383).
King’s argument has elements that are both agreeable and disagreeable. On one hand he is acceptable when claiming we like the thrill and excitement that comes from watching horror movies; however, his views regarding that the fun comes from seeing others suffer cannot be agreed with because the human condition is not as immoral as he claims it to be. King is right when he argues that people like the sudden excitement of watching a horror film. The horror genre keeps us on the edge of our seats and has us entranced with the overstimulation that comes with them. When he says “To show that we can, that we are not afraid, that we can ride this rollercoaster” he is implying that a horror movie is similar to riding a rollercoaster (King 1).
While his argument of human insanity is justifiable, his argument generalizes, appeals to emotions, appeals to populations, and his are opinions are biased because Stephen King, himself, enjoys horror movies. Works Cited King, Stephen. “Why We Crave Horror Movies.” One Hundred Great Essays. Ed. Robert Diyanni.
With horror movies becoming more realistic; it has allowed for the audience to become more intrigued and interested. According to an article published by The British Psychological Society on the “lure of horror”, it suggests that people like to scare themselves when watching horror movies because “it allows us to rehearse possible threatening scenarios from a position of relative safety.” With CGI making horror movies appear more realistic, it has steadily increased the immersion of audiences by allowing them to see some terrifying monsters on their television screen. Another effect that has helped to increase the immersion of audiences have been the use of practical effects. According to an article published by Stephanie Pappas, a senior writer for LiveScience, Clement told LiveScience that “people really like the tangibility of practical effects.” Including with its use of makeup for many characters, practical effects have also helped to cause the immersion of many audiences to horror movies by giving them more realistic sounds such as the gunshot wounds or the collective audience gazing at a mummy’s evil laugh. But to summarize, the increased immersion of the audience in horror movies has been caused by newer digital technology giving filmmakers much more options to increase the quality of movies and make them more immersive to
PREVIEW MAIN POINTS: today I will discuss, some of the reasons we are interest, the chemicals in our bodies that are set off when we watch them and ways to be less afraid when watching these horrifying movies. BODY I some of the reasons we are attracted to horror films is because: A. “Some researchers suggest that they are the man's way of experiencing fear in a controlled setting. Such an experience may prove enjoyable, since the fear can be controlled, and is limited to a fictional form of escapism that lasts for a couple of hours” (Elli-Christensen, 2014). 1.
While many get disgusted and just can’t handle movies of this genre, others get an enjoyment from it. People also get a thrill from putting themselves in the same situation as the movie. They picture themselves in a life or death situation and think what would they do and how would they react. Also since the heart typically beats faster during a horror film, the adrenaline in the body raises and that feeling is enjoyable and addictive to many. Also if the movie is said to be “based on true events” that gives the viewer and even more thrill ride with the thought that “what if” this happens to me, and they come to thinking “what would I do”.
In most countries, horror movies are beloved and popular genre for certain group of people who are eager to have different types of feeling and emotion. It usually delivers wired, freaky, uncanny, fearful and uncomfortable feeling to its audiences. There have been thousands ways of expressing fearful emotion to the horror film lovers, however, most horror film have something in common that provokes fearful emotion by using particular context, such as gender discrimination and trauma of wars. Without understanding such a context, foreign horror films are understandable to other nations audiences, which means that the process of feeling threatened and fearful does not need to rely heavily on certain cultural or historical information. In this
Stephen King, a very well-known writer and director, has a passionate voice when it comes to anything dealing with horror. In “Why We Crave Horror Movies,” King calls us out for knowing that we love the adrenaline rush and how we are so captivated by horror movies. He explains how we watch horror movies for the level of fun. King proposes that we go to defy ourselves; to see how far it can push us and that is what makes the experience so interesting. We lock our inner psycho from reality and feed it with the demonic, bloody violence found in horror movies.