My Favorite Horror Movie Essay

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Harleen Kaur
Prof. J. Solinski
English 190
22 September 2015
My Favorite “Horror Movies” When it is about scary and creepy things, what is the first thought that crosses the mind? Is it the horror movies? If you guess so, you are right. These movies are designed to scare and terrorize,cause dismay and fear. Horror movies is a genre seeking to evoke a negative emotion reaction from the audience by playing on their fears and cause alarm, panic and dread in the viewers. Horror movies captivate and entertain the audience and at the same time portrays their worst nightmares. They can be classified as mystery, supernatural and monster horror movies. Mystery horror movies are often woven around some unsolved puzzles and murders cases. These movies have plot twists in the middle of the story and twist endings.
The movie “Sleepy Hollow” (1999) is a horror/mystery movie in which a police constable is sent from New York to solve the mystery of series of murders by a mysterious headless horseman. In “The
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These films usually focus on the ghosts, demons, spirits, miracles, ideas of extraordinary phenomenon or the occult (knowledge of hidden or paranormal activities). This sub-genre mainly reveals the fantasy and non-real world things which bring about more horror and terror among the audiences. “The Orphanage” (2007) Is a supernatural movie in which a women brings her family back to her childhood home, which used to be an orphanage for handicapped children. Before long, her son starts to communicate with an invisible new friend. In “Insidious”(2010), a family looks to prevent demons from trapping their comatose kid, who travels outside his body, leaving himself an open vessel for evil spirits to enter. “The Paranormal Activity” (2007) is another such movie in which a family moves into a suburban home, a couple becomes progressively disturbed and haunted by a supernatural presence at their

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