When people go to see a horror movie or read a horror novel, they expect to see, or read about, possibly an infinite amount of gruesome and disgusting creatures. What people most of the time do not realize is that the creature in the story is usually caused by human error and carelessness. In the novel Frankenstein by Mary Shelley, Victor, the titular character, creates a creature in which he abandons almost immediately and shows no respect for him; which causes the creature to commit chaos in Victor’s life. The problem in this story is not the hate the creature causes, but in the evil of Victor’s selfish mind inability to see the havoc he can prevent. The first fault that causes Victor’s action is his tenacious view on life and how it works.
The noir stories that are known as the most characteristic tell of people trapped in unwanted situations, generally they are striving to achieve something, but more frequently than not, they are doomed to fail. The lighting aspects in the films, black-and-white at the time, lent more psychology to the viewer. Filmmakers allowed spectators to distinguish their own plots through the use of lighting. Sunset Boulevard gave the end of silent film cinema and the emergence of Classical Hollywood narratives. Both in Double Indemnity and Sunset Boulevard, each played a role in the progression of the characterization of the femme fatale.
It is inevitable for the details to change as this happens with all story telling. But many adaptations miss main points of Shelley’s novel. There is certainly a horror aspect to Frankenstein but the original has much more depth to it than most of the retold versions. Most directors chose to ignore the important details to embellish the aspect of terror and fear. In the original Frankenstein the monster is sensitive and intelligent being but due to a sense of abandonment becomes biter and murderous.
However exploitation films in the 30's and 40's took on a more innocuous role in claiming to be educational in nature. For example films such as Sex Madness (1938) and Reefer Madness (1938) still presented the same suggestible content under the guise of being anti-drug and/or sex. For example the film Sex Madness (1938) displayed wild parties, sex out of wedlock and lesbianism. Films such as these were often shown in theatres known as Grindhouses which exclusively screened these types of movies and reflected the rejection by the mainstream film community. Modern day exploitation films often come with a cult following such as slasher films like the Halloween and Texas Chainsaw Massacre movies during the 70’s.
He really lets you see the beautiful things in something so dark and creepy. Burton’s actions like bullying and judging people for what they look like on the outside and also what they are able to do. He reveals in his film that judging people and bullying can really hurt someone utilizing close ups and lighting to really show expressions on people’s faces when they meet Edward those two cinematic techniques also show what people feel when something happens in Edward Scissorhands. Burton uses close ups in order to express emotions when people are talking. When he uses close ups it really helps convey
Southern gothic characters usually posses some type of characteristic that makes them dark and sick- minded. Emily is full of her “sickness” enough to the point the she thinks that it is okay for her to take someone’s life because they do not want to be with her. Taking a person’s life is to be considered very violent, and death is gruesome and grotesque. Miss Emily poisons Homer with the rat poisoning and it is implied that she has relationship with Homer that is of necrophilia. Miss Emily’s hair was found on a pillow lying next to Homer Barron’s corpse.
In a nutshell, It tells a story of a demon possessed clown who goes on a child-killing rampage. Really wholesome stuff, thank you Mr. King. That kind of movie can give the bogeyman himself nightmares. Movies like that create a reaction of fear in people; a reaction that some people like to exploit. A creepy clown, resembling Pennywise from Stephen King’s It has been terrorizing the town of Northampton, England simply by standing and waving at people passing by.
STDs, fighting fatalities and injuries, and jail time are real threats to those who choose to live in the false grandeur of a Hollywood life. The Ugly Face of Entertainment Entertainment tempers people's hectic pace of life, preserves sanity, and serves as a vehicle for socialization. In an age of technology, however, new entertainment has invaded society and rotted morals. Television, computer and video games, movies, and others have placed an unhealthy emphasis on indulgence and violence. By capitalizing on thrillers like aggression, much of entertainment has distorted human character and promoted violence.
Why Do People Love Horror Movies? For years people have been scared senseless by horror movies, yet we continue to watch them. Horror movies are extremely popular throughout society today. But what is it about a good scary movie that makes us decide to go to the movies and see the new “Friday the 13th” movie and not “When Harry Met Sally?” Maybe it’s the rather eventful way a horror movie portrays the night life, or the feeling you get in your chest when you clearly know someone is about to die, or even the raw sex appeal a horror movie depicts to both men and women. The night life portrayed in a horror movie is definitely more lively than that of the life many of us live every day.