Classification Essay Megan Lambert February 1, 2012
The Classification of Movie Goers
Most people love to go to the movies. The movies are an escape into a fantasy world; a way to leave behind the troubles of life and experience a totally different one. However, everyone has a preference on what kind of movie is best. Romance, horror, action and comedy are the four main movie types. The kind of movie that someone sees can give clues as to what kind of person they are and what interests them most. People who prefer horror films obiously like to be grossed out or like to be frightened. The horror fans usually tend to enjoy suspense and anxiety. One might suspect these people love to go on frightening roller coaster rides or do other thinfs that would cause suspense and anxiousness. People of this nature might also enjoy things that most people would not, considering the amount of gore produced in many horror films. For example, some people watch surgeries purely for fun. While others, like myself, would become sick even thinking about cutting someone open. Horror films are infact unsetting films deisnged to frighten and panic, cause dread and alarm, and invoke our worst hidden fears while doing it in a shocling yet entertaining way. People who preferably enjoy these kind movies are usually intrigured by such things as nightmares, vampire, werewolves etc. Sometime its even the simple thrill of our vulneravilty, alienation, and cliques such as “the terror unknown that draw these people to the horror genre. Some people, however, enjoy the lighthearted, sentimental genre of romance. Romance films are love stores, or affiars of the heart that center on passion, emotion, and romantic involvement of the main characters. Romance films make the love story or the search for love the main plot. Usually people who prefer this genre tend to enjoy the idea of parternership...
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