Essays Tagged: "horror movie"

Emily Dickenson and the Theme of Death

ath is often personified, and is also assigned to personalities far different from the traditional 'horror movie' roles. Dickenson also combines imaginative diction with vivid imagery to create astoni ...

(2 pages) 122 0 4.2 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

An attempt at understanding dreams

n Attempt At Understanding DreamsA few months ago I watched a movie called "The Candyman". It was a horror movie about this psychotic woman who massacres people around her but has no idea what she's d ...

(14 pages) 188 0 3.0 Jun/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Why people watch scary movie?

I can honestly say that Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho is a good horror movie because makes your heart pound deeply, hands sweat profusely and eyes close forcefully. ... kes your heart pound deeply, hands sweat profusely and eyes close forcefully. It is one of the best horror movies ever, and is especially well known for the famous shower scene. What is it that makes ... ks, the author and manager of an award winning website "The Greatest Films," claims in his article "Horror Films" that horror films are designed to frighten and to invoke our hidden fears, often in a ...

(4 pages) 59 1 3.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Australian letter depicting the strugle of Australian's at gallipoli

ting a war like this, I wish they weren't so greedy for money and power. I feel as though I am in a horror movie, except they changed the axe wielding psycho with several gun wielding Turkish psychos. ...

(2 pages) 25 0 4.4 Sep/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Microbiology Described.

n and in your body, and there is nothing you can do about it!This may sound like the beginning of a horror movie, but it isn't. It is actually a very basic description of a very broad subject: microbi ...

(8 pages) 37 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

"Saw II" Movie Review

h its gruesome violence and surprising plot twists. It was a rare film that completely shook up the horror genre. As with most successful horror movies, a sequel always seems to follow, however, most ... I" is a sequel to original movie Saw that was shown in early part of 2004, is a full force suspense horror movie that has a slightly different twist than the regular horror flicks. When the movie begi ...

(3 pages) 31 1 4.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

"The Mummy" (1999)

l Freund. This version of The Mummy is not what you would expect from a modern adaptation of an old horror classic. Instead of a slow paced horror/thriller, we get a fast moving feature that places a ... at places a lot of emphasis on its special effects. This is more of action/adventure/comedy, than a horror movie.In the times of Ancient Egypt, a priest named Imhotep was having an affair with the ...

(4 pages) 16 0 4.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

A Face Only a Mother Could Love: A look at the stereotypes of beauty and ugliness in horror movies.

ve on Elm Street near Camp Crystal Lake, then you better be on the look out for the scariest of the horror movie villains, "Freddy Krueger" and "Jason Vorhees". Both have been done wrong by others and ... fetime, a good looking criminal, neither male or female. Can you remember the last time there was a horror movie with a good looking, psychotic, mass murderer? Let alone, a woman playing that role.Sur ...

(4 pages) 12 0 1.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Old Horror Vs. New Horror

Over time horror movies have come a long way. If you take a look at a mid 1980's horror movie and a horror mov ... ror movie and a horror movie made recently you will find differences in many categories. Eventhough horror movies will still scare you; they have changed in their handling of the main character, the v ... have changed in their handling of the main character, the victim, and the plot. In an older horror movie the main character or psycho killer is much different from the main character of a newe ...

(2 pages) 11 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Movie Personalities

movies. At the end of a movie, people start hugging or kissing all because of these kinds of movies.Horror movies When little kids around 4 to 11 years of age, maybe even adults watch a horror movie t ... years of age, maybe even adults watch a horror movie they get scared. A lot of people like to watch horror movies in the dark, so it gives a scary effect.Most movies have murders in them that are what ...

(1 pages) 420 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Sleepy Hollow

Sleepy Hollow is not just a Horror Movie. In this Film we see various love situations that emerge from the story. These love sit ... these made the story plot have parental love in it. At first, sleepy hollow seemed just as a horror movie, but by analyzing the story well, it finally made sense that every thing that happened ... in the story had to do with some type of love. Weather it was corrupt or uncorrupt love. Maybe all horror movies have more to them than just suspense and mystery.

(3 pages) 4 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Horror Movies

Horror Movies In Stephen Kings "Why We Crave Horror Movies,"� he says that our fascination wi ... Stephen Kings "Why We Crave Horror Movies,"� he says that our fascination with violence and horror "deliberately appeals to all that is the worst in us."� A horror films two main purpos ... st fears, and to entertain and satisfy the mentally ill portion of a person mind. Tim Dirk's essay "Horror Films"� points out that "Horror movies deal with our most primal nature and its fears: ...

(4 pages) 46 0 0.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Fear Of Clowns

udience. I established this fear around the age of twelve when I first watched Stephen King's IT, a horror movie. In the story, an evil clown by the name of Pennywise tries to kill a group of seven te ...

(1 pages) 1931 0 3.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

An Analysis Of How Narrative And Genre Create Meaning And Response In The Sequence Starting With Marion Crane’s Arrival At ‘The Bates Motel’, Ending With Her Murder In The Shower In Psycho By Alfred Hitchcock

Psycho was a defining film for the slasher genre. It represents a prototype in the horror movie, being one of the first mainstream productions in which the "˜monster' was physic ... s inspired "˜Psycho'.It is interesting looking at Psycho and the way it took from traditional horror conventions familiar to an audience, such as the resemblance of Bates' house's resemblance to ... use's resemblance to the castle of Dracula. Then the way in which it lent to future developments in horror. The eventual protagonist: Norman Bates, a character loosely based on the aforementioned Ed G ...

(8 pages) 21 0 5.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Basics Of A Horror Film

by Brad Khan Basics of a horror film Everyone has seen a cheesy horror film before. It is always the same old thing, ... everyone has his or her own opinion. In my opinion, it is extremely difficult to find a good horror movie. Only a few were ever made. Remember, this is my opinion. Most of the "scary" hor ... nny noises. Like the big slow zombies for example. These dumb killers can usually be found in older horror films, like the ones that most people laugh at. On the other hand, smart killers are u ...

(3 pages) 12 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Basics Of A Horror Film

by Brad Khan Basics of a horror film Everyone has seen a cheesy horror film before. It is always the same old thing, ... everyone has his or her own opinion. In my opinion, it is extremely difficult to find a good horror movie. Only a few were ever made. Remember, this is my opinion. Most of the "scary" hor ... nny noises. Like the big slow zombies for example. These dumb killers can usually be found in older horror films, like the ones that most people laugh at. On the other hand, smart killers are u ...

(3 pages) 745 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Adverse Affects Of Alcohol

Basics of a horror film Everyone has seen a cheesy horror film before. It is always the same old thing, ... everyone has his or her own opinion. In my opinion, it is extremely difficult to find a good horror movie. Only a few were ever made. Remember, this is my opinion. Most of the "scary" hor ... nny noises. Like the big slow zombies for example. These dumb killers can usually be found in older horror films, like the ones that most people laugh at. On the other hand, smart killers are u ...

(3 pages) 292 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Psycho

one that I have seen. Another reason I selected it was I believe it was the beginning of the great horror movies today. It had the camera angles, sound effects, and lighting that helped make the movi ... vable and my imagination run wild. Considering that the movie only cost $800,000 to make, any other horror movie would cost hundred of millions of dollars.It had been said that Hitchcock wanted the sh ...

(2 pages) 11 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

The ultimate nightmare: Describe the worst nightmare you have ever had.

tire house. Having no idea of what time it was; except that it was dark; sinister as any night in a horror movie outside, I went through each and every room in our house only to find all of them strip ...

(2 pages) 60 0 5.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Halloween: A Groundbreaking Film

Halloween: A Groundbreaking Film Halloween was, and still is, a classic horror movie for three simple reasons: originality, flattery, and durability.Upon its release in 197 ... s: originality, flattery, and durability.Upon its release in 1978, Halloween set a new standard for horror movies, proving that it was possible to create genuine chills without excessive amounts of bl ... t need a symphonic score by an A-line composer to be effective. Carpenter's composition, one of the horror genre's best-recognizable tunes, can bring chills even away from the theater. Try putting it ...

(5 pages) 1323 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis