Film Analysis Of Thrillers

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Thrillers have been films that are known worldwide to get the heart pumping, the chills crawling up and down your body, and the sweat rolling down your head. But, what causes this? What makes a thriller a thriller? A thriller is defined as “a type of media (film/ novel etc.) that heavily stimulates the viewer's moods, giving them heightened feelings of suspense, excitement, surprise, anticipation, anxiety and/or terror. Successful examples of thrillers are the films of Alfred Hitchcock. Thrillers generally keep the audience on the "edge of their seats" as the plot builds towards a climax. The cover-up of important information from the viewer, fight and/or chase scenes are common elements. Literary devices such as red herrings, plot twists,…show more content…
A thriller is usually a villain-driven plot, whereby he or she presents obstacles that the protagonist must overcome. ” (Thriller (genre). (n.d.). Retrieved November 12, 2015, from Wikipedia)
The words anxiety, terror, suspense, and excitement are all words that we can associate with heart rate. “Heart rate is the number of heartbeats per unit of time, usually per minute. The heart rate is based on the number of contractions of the ventricles (the lower chambers of the heart). The heart rate may be too fast (tachycardia) or too slow (bradycardia). The pulse is a bulge of an artery from waves of blood that course through the blood vessels each time the heart beats. The pulse is often taken at the wrist to estimate the heart rate” (Heart rate. (n.d.). Retrieved November 12, 2015, from MedicineNet) When you’re feeling anxious, or afraid don’t you feel a sudden increase of your
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Perspiration is another term for sweat. But if you want to be more technical perspiration is defined as “The fluid, consisting of water with small amounts of urea and salts that is excreted through the pores of the skin by the sweat glands.” (Perspiration. (n.d.). Retrieved November 12, 2015, from The Free Dictionary) the cause of perspiring could be for multiple reason, whether it is hot outside, you have been exercising but, also can be when you are anxious or afraid. So when you’re sitting down, watching a thriller film and you feel yourself perspiring, this is due to your glands secreting fluid due to the fact that you may be under stress, anxiety, and or fear. “Perspiration or sweat is controlled by your sympathetic nervous system. Sweat glands are long, coiled tubes that are found in your in the skin. There are several sweat glands that are located in various parts of the body. The apocrine gland is a type of sweat gland that produces sweat that has protein and carbohydrates, which is why you get that yellow stain on the armpit of your shirts. It also has a more thick and milky consistency, which can smell because of the bacteria (healthy bacteria) that live on your skin. Apocrine sweat is produced by adrenaline, which is controlled by your adrenal medulla. So when you start to work out these are usually the areas that start sweating, as your body needs adrenaline to work hard. In the woolly mammoth days,

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