Horror films are so popular due to the fact that it sparks curiosity, it allows one to release repressed feelings, it allows one to face their fears, and because it allows one to feel better about their own life. In many cases people are drawn to horror films because it relieves one’s repressed feelings caused from childhood trauma. A quote from the Intro to The Beauty was: “I fell in love with horror because what the best horror does, is make us look at the most frightening aspects of ourselves”. Although horror films are essentially fictional, it also has a real world effect. The happenings in a horror film are often real world situations which creates a sense of connection between the characters in the film and those of the audience.
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).
When you’re with your friends, one fun way to pass time is to watch a movie. But you probably have a long debate about which type of movies you want to watch. Some like romance some like comedy and others like horror movies. Horror movies are the latest trend amongst teenagers. Every while a horror movie is released in the theatres and they all make big hits, grossing a lot of money.
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.
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.
Are you someone who loves a good scare? Are horror movies your favorite thing to watch? Well, then your just like me. I’ve always been a fan of horror movies, but I’ve never realized that they can affect you more than just a jump scare. I love that most horror films are predictable in a way that still scares you even though you know it’s coming or when you think the main character is going to die and, yet they figure their way out just to die in the end.
The horror genre has a good market because lots of people enjoy being scared senseless. There are different types of horror as well, such as teen horror and horror comedy. You can get horror films with lots of sound effects and robot zombies, or films that have no sound effects and only use lighting and shadows to create tension. When you see a horror film trailer you expect to see certain things in it. These are called horror conventions.
Stephen King wrote a very brief essay titled "Why we Crave Horror Movies", in which he explained some of the reasons that people choose to go to horror movies to be entertained. In his essay, King goes on to explain that we as a people need horror movies as a sort of release; to feed the darker elements within all of us without having to sacrifice our humanity (also, civility). King does this by comparing people based on their levels of sanity whereas some societal "eccentricities" are completely acceptable, while some will get you thrown right into the loony bin. It’s summed up pretty well in this quote: "The mythic horror movie, like the sick joke, has a dirty job to do. It deliberately appeals to all that is worst in us.
The expansion of horror not only pays those who produce but it also pushes the special effects industry. Nowadays you cannot have a successful horror movie without pulling off a few impressive special effects tricks. The better the tric... ... middle of paper ... ...t, CT: Praeger, 2005. Print. 8.
The Analysis of Paranormal Activity And A Haunted House Every movie has its own uniqueness. A movie can be misinterpreted if the viewer doesn’t take the time analyze it and its intentions. Both of the movies A Haunted House and Paranormal Activity are examples of this. While both of the movies could be misinterpreted, both of the movies did a good job with portraying different rhetorical situations that stood them apart from other films within their genres. A Haunted House engaged its viewers by using comedy and mocking various horror films.