The History of Horror Movies

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Dec 09

Horror Movies in the 1980s In the 1980s, horror movies were considered as low budget businesses with high profits as horror movies became a spectacle amongst audiences. More specifically, the slasher sub-genre created massive revenue to box offices and the film industry as it captivated audiences by inflicting mixed emotions of fear and infatuation. This […]

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Dec 05

The decade known as the 2000’s or the new millennia ushered in a lot of things. New fashion trends, new music and a new era of horror movies. (image: “200 Best Horror Movies of All Time.” Rotten Tomatoes Movie and TV News 200 Best Horror Movies of All Time Comments) During this decade, a lot was […]

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Nov 27

“Defend Your Country: Enlist Now in the United States Army” Recruitment Poster by Tom Woodburn The Golden Age of cinema peaked throughout the fifties, as pop culture seemed to become more embraced, and movie posters began to use a similar propaganda like style that was sparked by posters generated during World War 2. During this […]

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Nov 06

Movie 1: The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari – zoe The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari was the silent film that kickstarted the whole Horror genre. The plot of the movie features a hypnotist, dangerous due to insanity, who uses a somnambulist, a sleepwalker, to commit murders. In the poster for this movie, we see a deranged-looking man carrying […]

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