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Horror hybrids and subgenres by Adam, James, Nicole and Sian

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  • 1. Horror Hybrids and Sub Genres By Si â n, Nicole, James and Adam
  • 2. What is a Sub Genre?
    • Genre is defined as “category of artistic, musical or literary composition characterized by a particular style, form or content.”
    • A Sub genre can be any of the above. It is a category of works that forms a specific class within a larger genre.
  • 3. What are some of the Sub Genres of Horror?
    • Comedy
    • Extraterrestrial
    • Monster
    • Teen
    • Slasher
    • Supernatural
  • 4. Comedy Horror Films
    • Comedy , more specifically comedy horror (a.k.a. horror comedy ) is a sub-genre of horror films that combines horrific elements with comedic.
  • 5. Slasher Horror Films
    • Slasher film is a sub genre of the horror film genre typically involving a psychopathic killer stalking and killing a sequence of victims in a graphically violent manner, often with a cutting tool such as a chainsaw or scythe. Although the term "slasher" may be used as a generic term for any horror movie involving graphic acts of murder, the slasher as a genre has its own set of characteristics which set it apart from related genres like the splatter film.
  • 6. Supernatural Horror Films
    • Supernatural films are those that depict events that appear beyond normal perceptions. This includes villains wielding impossible-to-believe abilities (magical or otherwise), demons etc.
  • 7. What is a Horror Hybrid?
    • A Hybrid is something of mixed origin or composition, when two films genres are combined together in order to create a combination of both the films. E.g the combination of a sci- fi film and a Horror - this is a hybrid.
  • 8. Examples of Horror Hybrids
    • Deadlands – A cross between Western and Horror
    • Alien – A cross between Sci-fi and Horror