Some try it for the first time and are hooked, while others retch in disgust and leave the scene before it gets to crazy. So for whatever someone may watch a horror film, experiencing horror within safe confines is an important part of every culture. Horror films help us understand what really terrifies us and make bold statements about the world we live in. Because horror films are not real, we can enjoy them. In all reality, the chances of seeing a murderous clown waving at you or a large man with a chainsaw and “leather” face is most likely, slim to none.
In “The mothman prophecies” there is a different setting, but with relatively similar conventions. It is set in a small West Virginia town, and although the town is not quite as isolated or claustrophobic as the setting for “Dark water”, it is far from outside help, and this makes it prone to the horror. In this context, “Dark water” uses its setting well, and in contrast t... ... middle of paper ... ...films suffer because of this. Overall, I believe that “Dark water” uses horror genre conventions to the best effect. The director merges his own ideas with traditional conventions to great effect in the film, but it does not work well with the Hollywood aspects of the film.
The videos themselves added a lot to the plot in The Ring, and really weakened the plot in Ringu. First, in the ring we see all the images come to life during the movie, as the actor experiences th... ... middle of paper ... ...I thought it worked perfectly as a horror movie, and had some great scary attributes. Ringu however, really seemed out of place to me. So many things brought the movie down.
This is why when watching a scary movie at the theatre, the moments that pop-out at you scare you the most, because you have no control over it. However, the moments that scare you when ... ... middle of paper ... ...around and stands as a guideline of morality. If you do something wrong, he will get you. Hollywood knows that this fear of not being able to control something is a fear that lives in the hearts of most of us. Hollywood will continue to make horror films that feed off of this fear and people will go back for more, because they enjoy it.
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.
According to King, these “sick jokes” prove our insanity and our need to release that insanity through watching horror films. Although King does offer valid points and relative evidence that support his arguments, the points only pertain to a certain portion of the population. What about the people who don’t crave horror movies, or the ones who do not fit into the, we, of Why We Crave Horror Movies? There are many individuals who would object to the insanity of watching a movie that could possibly keep them from sleeping at night. Such individuals may be quite disturbed reading this essay, wondering how they got dragged into this stereotype of these human beings.
Horror movies don’t sound so bad, right? Honestly, there are so many types of horror movies out there some on netflix are considered thrillers but I think not. All horror movies have this awful suspense that makes you want to vomit because the suspense is real and scary. A couple of scary movies that recently came out are, “The Conjuring 2 and Don’t Breathe,” some movies can be realistic as in based on true events. Some people might consider Jaws to be a horror movies because of all the blood and people have fears of sharks.
For many people, horror movies are a frightful experience. If this is true, then why is horror such a successful movie genre? Do people like to be scared? In this essay, the answer to this question will be investigated, as well as what businesses can do to enhance the movie experience based on the answer. Why do people like horror movies?
These directors created an intense, fabricated reality to which its audience can escape and relate to. These directors were immortalized by their fil... ... middle of paper ... ...realistic. These symptoms affect a large amount of the population, and create a serious problem. Horror movies are supposed to make its audience’s palms sweat and heart beat fast; however, the intention is not for its audience to experience chest pains. In truth, it shows the affect horror movies have on its audience.
The antagonist is an absolute must in any horror film because without it there is nothing to provide a horrifying experience for the protagonist. The antagonist is the reason any horror film is horrifying. Without an antagonist most horror films would lose a great portion of the plot, if not all of it, because the protagonist would have nothing to be scared of. The whole film would turn into a person or a group walking around possibly crying or screaming for no reason. The antagonist provides the reason for most of the protagonist’s actions throughout the