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Why Our Brains Love Horror Movies: Fear, Catharsis, a Sense of ...

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Oct 25, 2011 ... But to masters of the genre, as well as to experts in media ... In Danse Macabre, Stephen King described “terror as the finest emotion, and so I will try to ... That may explain why horror movies are most popular with younger ...

10 Reasons Why Horror Might Be The Best Film Genre

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Oct 14, 2011 ... With so many reasons why the genre remains popular, it€™s easy to forget the main thing that keeps us watching just as many awful horror ...

FEAR LIVES: Why are HORROR movies so popular? | Truly Disturbing

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Sep 11, 2011 ... So why do we enjoy the horror genre so much? Simple. We get to experience our fears in safety and we find it fun to make the unreal, real.

Why is the horror genre so popular even though people generally ...

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Because it's a movie. Often times when we get scared there is a .... The teller of this lie wasn't a parent, but a teacher, but I think it still is worth ...

Why do Americans Love Horror Films? | Vanity Fair

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Jan 2, 2014 ... Horror has grabbed the country by the throat with a crowded film and TV ... His fermented brain fathered or advanced nearly every genre that we ... Poe is the tormented godhead from which so much sprang: the inseminator of ...

'Psycho': The horror movie that changed the genre | EW.com

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Aug 4, 2009 ... Check out our gallery of the 20 Top Horror Films of the Last 20 Years. ... that changed movies – that it broke down, and reconfigured, popular ... And why is Psycho still so terrifying no matter how many times you've seen it?

The Psychology of Scary Movies | FilmmakerIQ.com

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So we have an idea of what horror is… why are people drawn to it? ... images like shadow and mother play important role in the horror genre. ... want to see eat it but it's not a clear picture of why horror films are popular in the first place.

Why We Love Scary Movies - WebMD

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If you're not a horror movie fan, you may be puzzled about why people put themselves ... So is the fear you feel when you watch someone being chased by an ...

Horror Movies: Why People Love Them - Live Science

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Nov 6, 2009 ... If horror movies scare us so much, why do we watch them? ... Although considered a mostly niche genre, horror films enjoy an avid following ...

Understanding the Popular Appeal of Horror Cinema: An Integrated ...

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May 13, 2004 ... Horror writers themselves have sought to define the genre, and what .... explain why horror, graphic or otherwise, is so popular with viewers.

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Why Do We Love Horror? | Nerdist

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Oct 1, 2015 ... It's the same reason I rent so many Jason Statham action movies, I know what I'm ... Yes, the predictable nature of the horror genre is nice.

Horror Films - Why do people enjoy them so much? - Fun Film Talk

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The horror films genre, being no stranger to this phenomenon, has created such ... It's also very interesting to note that the story of the Hunchback is so popular ...

Why Do We Like Watching Scary Films? | Psychology Today

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Oct 29, 2015 ... But this may give us insight into who the audiences want to see eat it but it's not a clear picture of why horror films are popular in the first place.