Genre change

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Genre change

  1. 1. Genre change.<br />Genre can change over time and sometimes the codes and conventions can change. This means that some older films may be categorised differently now.<br />
  2. 2. Halloween (1978)<br />Halloween is about Michael Myers, who as a child was institutionalised which drove him crazy. He eventually managed to escape on a wild rampage and he goes on a killing spree as his doctor tries to track him down. <br />Related Films: Friday the 13th (1980)<br />
  3. 3. Scream (1996)<br />Scream is a film about a town in which a series of related murders take place with connection to a high school. This nineties era was an era of horrors where the killer was unknown and it took investigation to find out who the killer was.<br />Related Film: Urban Legend (1998)<br />
  4. 4. Hostel (2005)<br />This film focuses on three men who go away on a typical ‘lads’ holiday which all goes wrong. They get killed off one by one, through forms of torture. However, one manages to survive leaving the narrative open for a sequel. This era is predominantly focusing on the gore and torture aspect of horror. <br />Related Film: Saw (franchise) (2003-2010)<br />

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