"Horror Films" Essays and Research Papers

  • Horror Films

    Two of the earliest examples of German Expressionism in film, The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari and Nosferatu are classics remembered as some of the...

    Dracula, Expressionism, German Expressionism 870  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Shining (Film Summary)

    Johnson - Producer and Director: Stanley Kubrick The Shining is a horror movie released in 1980 starring Jack Nicholson and Shelly Duval....

    Horror film, Jack Nicholson, Jack Torrance 953  Words | 3  Pages

  • Death and the Maiden Film Analysis

    violations in an unnamed South American country coming to terms with the atrocities of its past after the fall of a fascist government. This...

    Audience, Audience theory, Horror film 1268  Words | 3  Pages

  • Horror in Films - Compare and Contrast Essay

    Horror in Films Alfred Hitchcock once said, “The only way to get rid of my fears is to make films about them”...

    Claustrophobia, Demonic possession, Exorcism 909  Words | 3  Pages

  • horror film trailer evalution

    create a film producing a trailer storyboard, a promotional poster and a DVD cover. The genre given was horror, and so before...

    Film, Ghost, Horror and terror 849  Words | 3  Pages

  • Characteristics of the Postmodern Horror Film

    Characteristics of the Postmodern Horror Film In our world today, box offices are flooded with giddy teenagers seeking a thrill...

    Film, Final Destination, Halloween 1537  Words | 4  Pages

  • Apocalypse Now: a Descent Into Human Savagery

    Human Savagery Apocalypse Now is a 1979 film set in the Vietnam war and was produced and directed by American film director...

    Apocalypse Now, Benjamin L. Willard, Civilization 2292  Words | 6  Pages

  • narrative

    Narrative within horror films Introduction: Introduce my area of study, Psychological horror films...

    Horror film, Jack Torrance, Overlook Hotel 973  Words | 4  Pages

  • Blair Witch Project

    “Blair Witch Project” it has become a major addition to the horror film collection and has brought unwanted public attention to...

    Book of Shadows: Blair Witch 2, Burkittsville, Maryland, Daniel Myrick 1239  Words | 4  Pages

  • Writting an Essay on Edward Scissor-Hands

    Burton directed the film ‘Edward Scissorhands’). It should be effortlessly integrated into a sentence (e.g. Tim Burton’s film...

    Argument, Edward Scissorhands, Essay 818  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Birds Contrast Paper

    The celebrated short story "The Birds" by Daphne Du Maurier contrasts greatly with its film directed by Alfred Hitchcock. When analyzing each...

    Alfred Hitchcock, Attack, Attack! 1391  Words | 4  Pages

  • German Expressionism and Tim Burton

    Burton's films have often been noted as modern day forms of German expressionism (the creative movement in Germany before World War I). It is...

    Batman, Batman Returns, Edward Scissorhands 2029  Words | 7  Pages

  • Do You Find the Rendition of Dracula’s Pursuit of Love Through the Centuries Sentimental?

    Francis Ford Coppola’s film has been criticized for its sentimental representation of Dracula. What is your view? Do you find the rendition of...

    Bram Stoker, Dracula, Francis Ford Coppola 1207  Words | 4  Pages

  • Zombie

    of my mouth. Did that get your attention? Are you interested to know the rest of the story? I bet you are. According to Dr. Frann Michel from the...

    George A. Romero, Horror film, Land of the Dead 1118  Words | 3  Pages

  • Psychological Thriller Media Studies

    psychological thrillers? A psychological thriller is a subgenre of horror and thriller fiction that relies on characters' fears and emotional...

    Brian De Palma, Genre, Horror film 1263  Words | 5  Pages

  • Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter Critique

    Critique of Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter (2012) Tanya Willie ENG 225: Introduction to Film Prof. Sarah Snook January 24, 2013...

    Abraham Lincoln, Horror film, Mary Todd Lincoln 2292  Words | 6  Pages

  • nosferatu

    filmmakers refused realism, but instead focused on abstract and symbolic aspects to express the idea of social confusion and unrest. Because of its...

    Count Orlok, F. W. Murnau, Horror film 995  Words | 3  Pages

  • Edward Scissorhands

    suburban setting. Clips mentioned in this section are not available to view on the website but are readily available to buy or rent from the usual outlets....

    Batman Returns, Danny Elfman, Edward Scissorhands 1032  Words | 3  Pages

  • American Horror Film and the Critical Public Sphere

    American Horror Film and the Critical Public Sphere Should film be purely entertainment or should it contribute...

    Film, Horror film, The Texas Chain Saw Massacre 1530  Words | 5  Pages

  • A Social Psychology of Monster

    the themes of horror are occupied by Vampire, Zombie, Werewolf or Some creatures they have never seen before. However, at present when people...

    Cold War, Dracula, Horror film 1904  Words | 5  Pages

  • Melodrama as a Genre

    own powerlessness as a child’. The term ‘unseemly emotions’ is the code for what Williams calls the ‘excesses’ of cinema. She compares melodrama to...

    Audience theory, Drama, Emotion 1018  Words | 3  Pages

  • Psycho Analysis

    Binta Balajo Nicki Yarber English 111-08 7th March 2013 Psycho Psycho is a horror movie directed and produced by Alfred Hitchcock. The...

    Alfred Hitchcock, Bernard Herrmann, Horror film 1163  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Subversive Style of James Whale

    The distinct style of director James Whale is evident in his early Universal classics, the 1930 film Frankenstein, the 1935 film...

    Bride of Frankenstein, Frankenstein, Horror film 1208  Words | 4  Pages

  • Chinese New Year

    Watch a horror film Not in the mood for a Halloween party? Older teenagers that aren’t helping their younger sisters and...

    Chinese New Year, Halloween, Halloween costume 995  Words | 3  Pages

  • Godzilla: Gojira, Stripped

    Julie Y. Moon ANTHR 2560 Paper 2: Godzilla vs. Gojira Prof. Hirokazu Miyazaki Godzilla: Gojira, stripped The film Gojira, released in...

    Atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Godzilla, Horror film 1947  Words | 6  Pages

  • 28 Days later analysis

    letter in my opinion is one of the best zombie films that has been produced in my generation and revitalized the Zombie genre. This is one of...

    28 Days Later, 28 Weeks Later, Alex Garland 1642  Words | 6  Pages

  • Debate - the Internet Brings More Harm Than Good

    THBT that the internet brings more harm than good. Examples of harm: 1. Pornography - a lot of rapists and sexual offenders start off with pornography...

    Crime, History of the Internet, Horror film 2335  Words | 7  Pages

  • Materialism and Greed: The Real Monsters in Poltergeist

    Poltergeist A seemingly "Hallmark" family, although nowhere near perfect, is dropped into the middle of a most bizarre situation. This family fights to...

    Family, Father, Ghost 1165  Words | 3  Pages

  • Zombies

    Developmental Reading 12/04/2012 Zombies Zombies are fictional undead creatures encountered in horror and fantasy themed...

    George A. Romero, Horror film, Land of the Dead 936  Words | 3  Pages

  • Scarriest Horror Films

    Scarriest Horror Films – Editor’s picks Tuesday October 26, 2010 08:43 pm PDT   By Ben Tan, Yahoo! Southeast Asia If the...

    Child's Play, Fear, Film 845  Words | 3  Pages

  • Vincent Tim Burton

    In what way does Burton contrast adult and child like perception in his short films, ‘Vincent’? Introduction Tim Burton is a brilliant...

    Edgar Allan Poe, Edward Scissorhands, Gothic fiction 1006  Words | 3  Pages

  • Zombies in Movies : Humans in Reality

    turning everyone into zombies. Without adding the fear-factor of eating living people, zombie is just like a person who wanders emotionlessly, and being...

    George A. Romero, Horror film, Land of the Dead 2435  Words | 6  Pages

  • Writing Effective Paragraphs

    action movies. My sister likes horror movies. My mother wants dramas. (2)Every member of my family loves to watch movies. My father Rudy, my...

    Horror film, Paragraph, Reader 1899  Words | 6  Pages

  • Macbeth vs Scotland, Pa

    who makes an error of judgment or has a fatal flaw that, combined with fate and external forces, brings on a tragedy" (www.dictionary.com). And until...

    Charles Manson, Horror film, Macbeth 1155  Words | 3  Pages

  • Role of Women in Horror Films

    Stereotypical portrayal of Women in horror films. Since the horror genre is quite a broad category, I’ve decided to...

    Gender, Gender role, Halloween 1103  Words | 4  Pages

  • Hamlet Supernatural Elements

    effect. First, in this play, Shakespeare has introduced the supernatural element in order to createatmosphere of mystery, horror and suspense...

    Drama, Ghost, Hamlet 950  Words | 3  Pages

  • week 2 paper ENG225

    genre. I would say that the genres are action, horror and thriller. Action movies are movies that have a tremendous impact, continue high...

    Automobile, Cannon, Diesel engine 1298  Words | 5  Pages

  • Shaun Of The Dead Autosaved

    these elements are essential to any great horror film. Spoofing of horror films became popular in the...

    George A. Romero, Horror film, Night of the Living Dead 1509  Words | 4  Pages

  • Rhetorical Analysis on Psycho

    contribute to making a film as a frightening as Alfred Hitchcock’s classic horror film Psycho, without all of the...

    Alfred Hitchcock, Bates Motel, Horror film 1776  Words | 5  Pages

  • Bram Stoker's Dracula: Social and Psychological Dilemmas of the Late 19th-Century

    or vampire lore, including the films Twilight, Near Dark, 30 Days of Night, Blade, and Van Helsing. In a four-paragraph essay, explore this...

    Abraham Van Helsing, Bram Stoker, Dracula 677  Words | 3  Pages

  • Essay 1

    to do something stimulating they would perhaps solve a crossword puzzle or a math question rather than decode a haphazard written essay. In his...

    Article, Essay, Horror film 1538  Words | 4  Pages

  • Omen: A Horror Film

    scale of one to five I would rate the film the omen (1976) four stars. I feel that the film is an excellent...

    Damien Thorn, Film, Horror and terror 1552  Words | 4  Pages

  • Things

    but after I saw this, I couldn’t talk about anything else. As sad and misleading as it may seem, Aparisyon did not contain any monsters, or ghosts, or...

    Convent, Horror film, Monastery 996  Words | 3  Pages

  • Hahahahaha nothing much :D

    on the shoulder. Its fingers felt bony, as if it would fall out if you touched it. I decided not to be so chicken-hearted and thought that it was all a joke,...

    Coming out, Ghost, Halloween 1269  Words | 4  Pages

  • Zombieland Overview

    the interaction and relationships between the characters. The plot was centered around their interactions. Something that also added to the plot line was the...

    Abigail Breslin, George A. Romero, Horror film 1029  Words | 3  Pages

  • Analysis -- Buffy the Vampire

    genre. An obvious classification of the programme¡¦s genre would be horror; but this isn¡¦t entirely true, because the show has more concepts...

    Buffy Summers, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Eight 1726  Words | 5  Pages

  • Gothic Essay: Dracula vs. the Lady in the House of Love

    motive was to access the darker side of humanity and create an atmosphere of mystery, apprehension and extreme fear through the use of the genre’s...

    19th century, Bram Stoker, Dracula 890  Words | 3  Pages

  • I Am Legend

    outlive the vampires. The story picks on elements of the supernatural and horror, but in its core there are some deeper themes that can be...

    Horror film, I Am Legend, Jesus 1064  Words | 3  Pages

  • Is Del-Del by Victor Kelleher a Gripping Book?

    hints, he overused it in this novel and the result was leaving the reader annoyed and possibly frustrated. One of the main things about a thriller book is...

    Academy Award for Best Actress, Delirium, Genre 1275  Words | 3  Pages

  • Importance of Symbols in “the Thing in the Forest”

    this use of symbols as a way to express a larger meaning to objects in the story, we better understand how Penny and Primrose are dealing with being away...

    Fiction, Horror film, Keith David 1378  Words | 4  Pages

  • Why the Wolf Has a Bad Reputation

    people fear wolves and that by the site of one, they freeze in their tracks. In the old days, there were fairy-tales and folklores that gave firm...

    Big Bad Wolf, Gray Wolf, Horror film 1021  Words | 3  Pages

  • Scary story

    November 2013 The Basement When most of us were little, we were afraid of the basement, right? You know, that room, in your house. The intense...

    Billboard Hot Country Songs number-one singles, Horror film, John Michael Montgomery 1019  Words | 3  Pages

  • A Civilized Society

    today believe in monsters through television. Societies today create horror movies purely for entertainment; however, it is a known fact that...

    Beowulf, Civilization, Denmark 1054  Words | 3  Pages

  • Media Violence

    children to behave violently, but it teaches them that violence is a normal way of solving problems. Moreover, frequent exposure to frightening scenes and...

    Aggression, Horror film, Marshall McLuhan 1027  Words | 3  Pages

  • I Am Legend -Matheson : Focalisation

    story may seem quite straightforward, but a re-reading and a deeper analysis of the novel shows Matheson's wit as writer. In my essay I will discuss how the...

    Emma Thompson, Fiction, Horror film 866  Words | 3  Pages

  • “It’s Alive!”….Maybe?

    the accusation of the Murder of William, there is nothing to defend with since once again the male role plays a key in the scene. In the end Justine’s life...

    Frankenstein, George A. Romero, Horror film 2116  Words | 6  Pages

  • Ringu's Influence on Asian Horror Films

    The 1998 Japanese horror film by Hideo Nakata, Ringu, is the highest grossing horror film in Japan....

    Film, Hideo Nakata, Horror film 1205  Words | 4  Pages

  • The Representation of Women in Zombie Horror Films

    The Representation of Women in Horror Films Traditionally, women in horror films are portrayed as...

    Female, Gender, George A. Romero 4535  Words | 11  Pages

  • Women in Contemporary Horror Films

    CONTEMPORARY HORROR FILM One might say that horror film- genre has been invented by feminists....

    Female, Film, Gender 1741  Words | 5  Pages

  • The Decline of the American Horror Film

    Decline of American Horror Films American horror films have undergone several series of change in...

    Film, Halloween, Horror and terror 1125  Words | 3  Pages

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