Iconic Horror Movie Props

Horror movies remain one of the most popular genres across all age groups. Great movies understand how to evoke human emotion, but no genre can do it better than horror. Fear is the fastest emotion that we experience and we are able to feel it in safety. Waiting with trepidation and baited breath for the

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The Rise Of Horror Movies

Today horror movies are a common fiction genre across movie shops and entertainment venues that offer audiences a platform to watch movies on super screens. The history of these movies dates back to more than a century when movie scriptwriters started to produce works that combined fantasy, fiction, and thrilling scenes. Since then, viewers have

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Nosferatu – The Nightmare Begins

  Even though The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari precedes F.W. Murnau’s Nosferatu, nothing quite captures the true essence of horror like this movie, considere the original vampire film. Released in 1922 and almost lost instantly due to copyright infringement, Nosferatu represents German Expressionism at its best. A master of the field, Murnau desired to bring

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Halloween – Shifting Perspectives

  Tobe Hooper’s raw 1974 production of The Texas Chainsaw Massacre and Bob Clark’s hugely underrated Black Christmas, amongst others, laid the foundations for the slasher movie subgenre. This groundwork was set in stone by one of horror’s most successful independent films, John Carpenter’s 1978 sensation Halloween. The Perfect Recipe The director, who has recently

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Scream – Reinvention Reigns

  The slasher cycle had run its course by the 1990s, giving way to psychological shockers such as The Silence of the Lambs and Jacob’s Ladder. That soon changed with the arrival of Wes Craven’s Scream, which gave the genre a much needed revamp, reviving the industry and giving fans a fresh new focus. Metahorror

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The Exorcist – A New Brand of Terror

  After the British Hammer heyday of the 1950s and Alfred Hitchcock’s suspenseful successes, a new and even more terrifying subgenre came to screens to petrify the masses: the occult. Such demon infested productions as Rosemary’s Baby, The Omen and The Amityville Horror influenced the market massively, boasting big budgets and turning impressive profits. The

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