of the most noticeable things about Trick R Treat is the surprising different types of horror united under one banner. We’ve compiled
Something about the American style of fear is built on a culture of slashers and serial killers – individuals who on their own terms, hunt their victims. These horror films focus on the very real fear of what people can do, and because of this they can tap into the real fears of being alone, often heightening the film watching experience. There are umpteen thousands of slasher films, with the formula repeated endlessly without much care or attention as they can be very cheap to produce, but many are some of hollywood’s most well received films – including “Halloween”, “Nightmare on Elm Street” and. However, one of the most significant films in this sub-genre is Wes Craven’s Scream series, a collection of films which seemed
to exceed the genre while defining and exploring them as part of the narrative – while also inspiring their own copycat murders. These films are incredibly self-aware, especially for mainstream horror but
If you want to find out more, the documentary “Cut to Pieces” is a fairly easy to watch documentary – and what’s more you can stream it on lovefilm.
The distinction between vampires and zombies has become more significant
It would be foolish to ignore the incomprehensibly succesful Twilight series, which deal with a different kind, but if you want a really