By Ursula and Carolle Mafuta
What is Horror <ul><li>Horror films  are unsettling movies that strive to elicit the emotions of fear, disgust  from viewe...
Horror Subgenres <ul><li>Supernatural </li></ul><ul><li>- The rules of the normal world don't apply; ghosts, demons, vampi...
How Horror has changed over the years <ul><li>reading ghost stories </li></ul><ul><li>telling scary tales around the campf...
<ul><li>Directed By: Steven Speilberg </li></ul><ul><li>Distributed By: Universal Pictures </li></ul><ul><li>Release Date:...
<ul><li>When a young woman goes swimming in the sea after a late night beach party she is attacked an unknown creature. Th...
How Jaws Meets Horror Conventions
Still Shots
The Uninvited  <ul><li>Directed By: Charles and Thomas Guard  </li></ul><ul><li>Distributed By: DreamWorks  </li></ul><ul>...
<ul><li>After the death of her ill mother in a fire, the young teenager Anna tries to commit suicide and is sent to a ment...
How The Uninvited Meets Horror Conventions  Relates to horror because in most horror films  audiences  believe something t...
Still Shots
Orphan  <ul><li>Directed By: Jaume Collet-Serra </li></ul><ul><li>Distributed By:  </li></ul><ul><li>Warner Bros- US </li>...
Plot  <ul><li>Kate and John Coleman are rebuilding their troubled marriage. Kate had a drinking problem, but is in therapy...
How The Uninvited Meets Horror Conventions
Still Shots
<ul><li>Directed By: </li></ul><ul><li>Gonzalo Lopez Gallego </li></ul><ul><li>Distributed By: </li></ul><ul><li>Dimension...
Plot <ul><li>Apollo 18  is a found footage-style film set in December 1974, about a post-Apollo 17 mission to the Moon tha...
How The Apollo 18 meets conventions of Horror
1960 Psycho <ul><li>Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock </li></ul><ul><li>Distributed company: paramount Pictures </li></ul><ul>...
Plot of film  <ul><li>In a spur of the moment decision, Marion Crane decides to leave </li></ul><ul><li>Phoenix with the $...
How it meets convention of horror <ul><li>Film such as ‘psycho’ capture the helplessness of people, catching them when the...
Knife Various angles Stabbing sounds scream that kill close-ups face Music Build suspension and intensive  Two shot Equali...
1960s <ul><li>Title:  Eyes Without a Face  (  les yeux sans visage ) </li></ul><ul><li>Director: Georges Franju   </li></u...
Plot of film <ul><li>Christiane lives hidden from the world, shrouded by a white featureless mask that hides her horribly ...
How it meets convention of horror <ul><li>Masks </li></ul><ul><li>- To disguise themselves from people </li></ul><ul><li>O...
close up shot to show general reactions or emotion Mid-shot Removing the face  - disturbing Full shot Build tension Have a...
1980s <ul><li>Title:  Halloween 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Directed by Rick Rosenthal John Carpenter (Additional scenes) </li></u...
Plot of film <ul><li>It's October 31, 1978 - Halloween - and Haddonfield is awakening to the horror that Michael Myers (wh...
How it meet convention of horror <ul><li>In this movie their a mentally ill person  </li></ul><ul><li>Targets  young  beau...
Masks To disguise themselves Mid-shot High angle powerful Weapons are use such as bloody knives, guns  and household  obje...
2002 <ul><li>Title:  The Ring </li></ul><ul><li>Directed by Gore Verbinski </li></ul><ul><li>Distributing company: DreamWo...
Plot <ul><li>Two teenagers, Masami (Hitomi Sato) and Tomoko (Yuko Takeuchi) talk about a videotape recorded by a boy in Iz...
How it meets convention of horror <ul><li>Mystery- young girl dead spirit  </li></ul><ul><li>The dark setting </li></ul><u...
*   Long shot * Her slow crawl from inside a well and out of your TV screen  *  Close up shot Build tension * effects- mak...
Reference <ul><li>http://goregirl.wordpress.com/page/49/?pages-list </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.jonathanrosenbaum.com/?p=...
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  1. 1. By Ursula and Carolle Mafuta
  2. 2. What is Horror <ul><li>Horror films  are unsettling movies that strive to elicit the emotions of fear, disgust  from viewers. </li></ul><ul><li>deal with the viewer's nightmares, hidden worst fears, </li></ul>
  3. 3. Horror Subgenres <ul><li>Supernatural </li></ul><ul><li>- The rules of the normal world don't apply; ghosts, demons, vampires, werewolves, the occult etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Comedy </li></ul><ul><li>- horror film in which the usual dark themes are treated with a humorous approach. </li></ul><ul><li>Noir </li></ul><ul><li>- Dark, cynical, paranoid themes of corruption, alienation, lust, obsession, violence, revenge and the difficulty of finding redemption in a far from perfect world. </li></ul>
  4. 4. How Horror has changed over the years <ul><li>reading ghost stories </li></ul><ul><li>telling scary tales around the campfire </li></ul><ul><li>1930 – 1940 Classic Creations </li></ul><ul><li>- vampires, werewolves and monsters </li></ul><ul><li>1950 – 1960 Sci-Fi Horrors and the House of Hammer </li></ul><ul><li>- Most of these films where low-budget black-and-white B-movies </li></ul><ul><li>1970 – 1980 The Birth of the Slasher </li></ul><ul><li>- </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Directed By: Steven Speilberg </li></ul><ul><li>Distributed By: Universal Pictures </li></ul><ul><li>Release Date: July ,1975 </li></ul>Jaws (1975) Ursula
  6. 6. <ul><li>When a young woman goes swimming in the sea after a late night beach party she is attacked an unknown creature. The police chief notifies the young lady missing, the medical examiner examines the ladies remains and comes to a conclusion that it was a shark attack. The creature again attacks when there is a busy day at the sea and a boy is killed , the police chief, a marine scientist and grizzled fisherman set out to stop the shark. </li></ul>Plot
  7. 7. How Jaws Meets Horror Conventions
  8. 8. Still Shots
  9. 9. The Uninvited <ul><li>Directed By: Charles and Thomas Guard </li></ul><ul><li>Distributed By: DreamWorks </li></ul><ul><li>Release Date: January 30 th , 2009 </li></ul>Ursula
  10. 10. <ul><li>After the death of her ill mother in a fire, the young teenager Anna tries to commit suicide and is sent to a mental institution for treatment. Ten months later, Anna still cannot remember what had happened on the night her mother died. Her psychiatric Dr. Silberling, however, discharges her telling that she has resolved her issues. Her father and successful writer, Steven, brings her back home in an isolated mansion nearby the coast. Anna finds that her mother's former nurse, Rachel Summers, is her stepmother now. Anna meets her beloved sister, Alex, swimming in the sea. She discovers that Steven has not delivered the letters and CDs that Alex had sent to her. As time moves on, Anna is haunted by ghosts and she believes that Rachel killed her mother. Alex and Anna decide to look for evidences to prove that Rachel is the murderer and Anna discovers the truth  </li></ul>Plot
  11. 11. How The Uninvited Meets Horror Conventions Relates to horror because in most horror films audiences believe something then find out the truth e.g. the killer. Horrors usually have vulnerable people being haunted or killed
  12. 12. Still Shots
  13. 13. Orphan <ul><li>Directed By: Jaume Collet-Serra </li></ul><ul><li>Distributed By: </li></ul><ul><li>Warner Bros- US </li></ul><ul><li>Optimum Releasing -UK </li></ul><ul><li>Studio Canal-France </li></ul><ul><li>Release Date : July 24 th ,2009 </li></ul>Ursula
  14. 14. Plot <ul><li>Kate and John Coleman are rebuilding their troubled marriage. Kate had a drinking problem, but is in therapy and is doing well. She has been sober for one year. The couple decides to adopt a child. When they meet the nine-year-old Russian girl, Esther, at the St. Marina Orphanage, they immediately fall in love with the well-educated orphan. Their young son, Daniel, is hostile to his new sister; but their deaf-mute daughter, little Max, is enchanted with her - at first. Eventually, Kate begins to feel that Esther is manipulative and possibly even psychologically disturbed. John refuses to listen to his wife's misgivings, and the wounds in their marriage reopen. Kate calls Sister Abigail at the orphanage, and the nun informs her that Esther has a troubled and mysterious history. Kate delves further into Esther's past and discovers she is not at all who she pretends to be. </li></ul>
  15. 15. How The Uninvited Meets Horror Conventions
  16. 16. Still Shots
  17. 17. <ul><li>Directed By: </li></ul><ul><li>Gonzalo Lopez Gallego </li></ul><ul><li>Distributed By: </li></ul><ul><li>Dimension Films </li></ul><ul><li>Release Dates: </li></ul><ul><li>September 2 nd , 2011 </li></ul>Ursula
  18. 18. Plot <ul><li>Apollo 18  is a found footage-style film set in December 1974, about a post-Apollo 17 mission to the Moon that takes on a premise of why NASA discontinued the Apollo moon missions. The plot involves a government cover up of the Apollo 18 mission after parasitic life forms on the Moon discovered the crew and began to attack them. Much of the back-story remains unknown; however, the movie posters in English indicate the Russian KGB role in Soviet lunar conspiracy and the Russian movie posters show inscriptions in English suggesting an American government cover up in lunar conspiracy. In the trailer, an American astronaut finds a dead cosmonaut and a Soviet LK Lander on the lunar surface </li></ul>
  19. 19. How The Apollo 18 meets conventions of Horror
  20. 20. 1960 Psycho <ul><li>Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock </li></ul><ul><li>Distributed company: paramount Pictures </li></ul><ul><li>Universal pictures </li></ul><ul><li>Release date: June 16, 1960 </li></ul>Carolle
  21. 21. Plot of film <ul><li>In a spur of the moment decision, Marion Crane decides to leave </li></ul><ul><li>Phoenix with the $40,000 her boss entrusted to her to deposit at the </li></ul><ul><li>bank. She's headed to her boyfriend Sam in Fairvale, California and the </li></ul><ul><li>money will finally let them start their life together. After having spent a </li></ul><ul><li>night in her car, she can't quite make all the way and spends her second night </li></ul><ul><li>at the Bates Motel. There she meets Norman Bates, a shy and withdrawn </li></ul><ul><li>young man who seems to be dominated by his mother. They chat for a while </li></ul><ul><li>and as a result she decides to go back to Phoenix and return the money. She's </li></ul><ul><li>still going to spend the night at the motel and decides to have a shower before </li></ul><ul><li>going to bed. A week later Marion's sister arrives at Sam's store in Fairvale to </li></ul><ul><li>tell him Marion has disappeared. Together with a private detective, Milton </li></ul><ul><li>Arbogast, they begin searching the area and eventually come across the Bates </li></ul><ul><li>Motel . </li></ul>
  22. 22. How it meets convention of horror <ul><li>Film such as ‘psycho’ capture the helplessness of people, catching them when they are most vulnerable. </li></ul><ul><li>This is normally happen to women in horror movie </li></ul><ul><li>The weapon are household objects </li></ul>
  23. 23. Knife Various angles Stabbing sounds scream that kill close-ups face Music Build suspension and intensive Two shot Equality Mid-shot Mystical smile
  24. 24. 1960s <ul><li>Title: Eyes Without a Face ( les yeux sans visage ) </li></ul><ul><li>Director: Georges Franju </li></ul><ul><li>Distributing company: Lopert Picture </li></ul><ul><li>Release: 2 March 1960/ 3 May 1960/ 24 October 1962 (USA) </li></ul>Carolle
  25. 25. Plot of film <ul><li>Christiane lives hidden from the world, shrouded by a white featureless mask that hides her horribly disfigured face. Her father is guilt-ridden plastic surgeon, Dr. Genessier. With the help of his assistant Louise, they lure young women in and surgically remove their faces in hope of successfully grafting the skin to his daughter. But one failed graft after another leaves a pile of bodies and little hope. </li></ul><ul><li>Dr. Genessier keeps several dogs, as well as white doves in wrought-iron cages which he uses for experiments. And in the same wing of the house is his surgical room, where he kills women and experiments on his daughter. </li></ul>
  26. 26. How it meets convention of horror <ul><li>Masks </li></ul><ul><li>- To disguise themselves from people </li></ul><ul><li>Obsession </li></ul><ul><li>- A father who will do anything to help his daughter </li></ul><ul><li>Surgeon </li></ul><ul><li>- Mostly use in horror movies because of the gore and blood </li></ul><ul><li>Losing face </li></ul><ul><li>Mystery and terrifying </li></ul>
  27. 27. close up shot to show general reactions or emotion Mid-shot Removing the face - disturbing Full shot Build tension Have a big view of everything
  28. 28. 1980s <ul><li>Title: Halloween 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Directed by Rick Rosenthal John Carpenter (Additional scenes) </li></ul><ul><li>Distributing company: Universal Pictures </li></ul><ul><li>Released date: October 30, 1981 (1981-10-30) </li></ul><ul><li>Running time: 92 minutes </li></ul><ul><li>Country: United states </li></ul>Carolle
  29. 29. Plot of film <ul><li>It's October 31, 1978 - Halloween - and Haddonfield is awakening to the horror that Michael Myers (who escaped from a mental institution) has returned to the sleepy little town, murdered three teenage students and attempted to murder student, Laurie Strode before being shot by Dr. Loomis only to walk away (events from &quot;Halloween&quot;). Laurie is taken to the Haddonfield Clinic to get her injuries doctored and to rest from the shock but she starts to question about why is Michael after her? She also starts to fall in love with Jimmy, a driver at the clinic. Meanwhile, Dr. Loomis and the Haddonfield police search the town looking for Michael who, upon hearing that Laurie is still alive, makes his way to the clinic and starts to murder the small clinic's staff in an attempt to get to Laurie. Nurse Marion arrives and gives Loomis the key answer to Michael's madness but is also there to order him back to Smith's Grove (to stop the officials looking bad.) Can Loomis find Michael and stop him from succeeding in his plans by killing Laurie?  </li></ul>
  30. 30. How it meet convention of horror <ul><li>In this movie their a mentally ill person </li></ul><ul><li>Targets young beautiful female mainly </li></ul><ul><li>Background music: clock sound </li></ul><ul><li>Dark </li></ul><ul><li>Set: Hospital </li></ul><ul><li>Revenge </li></ul><ul><li>The weapon: knives </li></ul><ul><li>Mask </li></ul>
  31. 31. Masks To disguise themselves Mid-shot High angle powerful Weapons are use such as bloody knives, guns and household objects Full shot Vulnerable young nurse
  32. 32. 2002 <ul><li>Title: The Ring </li></ul><ul><li>Directed by Gore Verbinski </li></ul><ul><li>Distributing company: DreamWorks Pictures </li></ul><ul><li>Release Date: October 18, 2002 </li></ul><ul><li>Running time: 115 minutes </li></ul>Carolle
  33. 33. Plot <ul><li>Two teenagers, Masami (Hitomi Sato) and Tomoko (Yuko Takeuchi) talk about a videotape recorded by a boy in Izu which is fabled to bear a curse that kills the viewer seven days after watching. Tomoko then reveals that a week ago, she and three of her friends watched a weird tape and received a call after watching it. Some days later, Reiko Asakawa (Nanako Matsushima), a reporter investigating the popularity of the video curse among teenagers, discovers that her niece, Tomoko and her three other friends mysteriously died at the same time on the same night with their faces twisted in a rictus of fear. She also discovers that Masami, the girl who was with Tomoko when she died, became insane and is now in a mental hospital With only a day left, Reiko and Ryuji discover that Shizuko's lost daughter, Sadako Yamamura, must have made the videotape. Determined, the two go back to Izu with the assumption that Sadako is dead and it was her vengeful spirit that killed the teenagers. The duo then uncover a well under Cabin B4 and realize, through a vision, that Sadako's father killed her and threw her into the well. They try to empty the well and find Sadako's body in an attempt to appease her spirit. Reiko finds Sadako's body. When nothing happens to her, they believe that the curse is broken. </li></ul>
  34. 34. How it meets convention of horror <ul><li>Mystery- young girl dead spirit </li></ul><ul><li>The dark setting </li></ul><ul><li>the use of children's </li></ul><ul><li>Blood </li></ul><ul><li>Ghost spirit </li></ul><ul><li>Tape </li></ul><ul><li>- Kills everyone within 7 days </li></ul>
  35. 35. *   Long shot * Her slow crawl from inside a well and out of your TV screen  * Close up shot Build tension * effects- making blurry Long shot * Isolation * The use of children
  36. 36. Reference <ul><li>http://goregirl.wordpress.com/page/49/?pages-list </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.jonathanrosenbaum.com/?p=6793 </li></ul><ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Ring_(2002_film) </li></ul><ul><li>http://alevelpsychology.co.uk/news/interesting/what-makes-a-scary-horror-movie.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.angelfire.com/darkside/realmofhorror/history.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.fictionfactor.com/articles/hsubgenres.html </li></ul>

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