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A horror film is a film that seeks to elicit fear. Initially inspired by literature from authors like ... Some sub-genres of horror film include low-budget horror, action horror, .... In 1910, Edison Studios produced the first filmed version of Mary Shelley's classic ... The film, which was directed by three artists; Francesco Bertolini, Adolfo ...

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The fantasy and supernatural film genres are not synonymous with the horror genre, ... Horror films are also known as chillers, scary movies, spookfests, and the .... Instead, the studios took popular stage plays and emphasized their mystery genre ... transformative, grotesque makeup and acting genius as a pantomime artist.

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Genres also offer the studios an easily 'marketable' product, and give ... main genres were established: the melodrama, the western, the horror film, ... There are dozens of other sub-genres types (and hybrids), such as martial-arts action films,

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Jan 2, 2019 ... Horror films may incorporate incidents of physical violence and psychological ... The genre often overlaps science-fiction films and film noir. ... Japanese studios released monster films, such as Gojira (1954; Godzilla) and ...

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Jul 6, 2017 ... More than any other genre, horror movies are governed by rules and ... in the era of well-resourced studio horror, now young film-makers like ...

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Oct 21, 2015 ... The origins of horror as a film genre begin with—as with many things ... The first adaptation of Frankenstein was released by Edison Studios in ...

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Mar 17, 2015 ... With so many film genres & sub genres nesting within them we though it ... the primary focus of martial arts movies is the physical fight scenes .... Monster Movies: Any horror movie in which the leading characters ..... are not affiliated with Universal Studios, Harvard University, or Walt Disney World® Resort.

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Oct 25, 2017 ... The horror movie genre showed up right after movies did, with "The House of the ... Opera," Universal Studios entered a Golden Age of monster movies in the '30s, ... Germany continued its artistic streak in the early '30s, with ...

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Dec 4, 2018 ... Get your mama on speed-dial, because the genre's biggest players aren't messing around. These are 2018's best horror movies.