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Slideshow Erena Willis

  1. 1. Video Production Horror Movies
  2. 2. What is Horror? <ul><li>Horror is fiction to scare or horrify the audience. Horror fiction often overlaps science fiction or fantasy. </li></ul><ul><li>Horror film characters include vampires, zombies, monsters, serial killers, demons, ghosts. </li></ul>
  3. 3. When did Horror Movies originate? <ul><li>In the late 1890’s, George Melies made the first horror movie. It is called “ The House of the devil” which was released in 1896. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Early Horror Films from 1930-1940 <ul><li>During the 1930s, horror was made in the form of Gothic horror. Some movies that were made with Gothic horror are: </li></ul><ul><li>James Whale's Frankenstein (1931) </li></ul><ul><li>Dracula (1931) </li></ul><ul><li>Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde(1931) </li></ul><ul><li>The Mummy (1932) </li></ul><ul><li>The Invisible Man (1933) </li></ul><ul><li>Michael Curtiz Mystery of the Wax Museum (1933) </li></ul><ul><li>The Wolf Man (1941) </li></ul><ul><li>Cat People (1942) </li></ul><ul><li>I Walked with a Zombie (1943) </li></ul><ul><li>The Body Snatcher (1945) </li></ul>
  5. 5. Horror Movies in 1950-1960s <ul><li>During this time, horror moved from gothic towards science fiction. Some movies that have science fiction horror are: </li></ul><ul><li>The Thing from Another World (1951) </li></ul><ul><li>Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956) </li></ul><ul><li>The Curse of Frankenstein (1957) </li></ul><ul><li>Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho (1960) </li></ul><ul><li>Peeping Tom (1960) </li></ul><ul><li>Homicidal (1961) </li></ul><ul><li>What Ever Happened to Baby Jane (1962) </li></ul><ul><li>Dr Terror's House of Horrors (1965) </li></ul>
  6. 6. During the 1970s <ul><li>The Last House on the Left (1972) </li></ul><ul><li>The Exorcist (1973) </li></ul><ul><li>The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974) </li></ul><ul><li>Dark Star (1974) </li></ul><ul><li>The Omen (1976) </li></ul><ul><li>Carrie (1976) </li></ul><ul><li>Assault on Precinct 13 (1976) </li></ul><ul><li>Halloween (1978) </li></ul>
  7. 7. The 1980’s <ul><li>In the 1980s, most films were called slasher films. </li></ul><ul><li>Most 1980 horror films received sequels. </li></ul><ul><li>Poltergeist in 1982 was followed by two sequels. </li></ul><ul><li>The sequels to Halloween and Friday the 13 th in (1980) </li></ul><ul><li>A Nightmare on Elm Street in (1984) were the popular face of horror films in the 1980s </li></ul>
  8. 8. The 1990’s <ul><li>There were few notable original horror films released and even fewer worthwhile sequels. </li></ul><ul><li>Films that were called New Nightmare such as In the Mouth of Madness, The Dark Half, and Candyman were part of a mini-movement of self-reflective horror films. </li></ul><ul><li>Each film touched upon the relationship between fictional horror and real-world horror. </li></ul><ul><li>Candyman examined the link between an invented urban legend and the realistic horror of the racism that produced its villain. </li></ul>
  9. 9. In the New Millennium 2000-now <ul><li>A particular sub-genre was the type of horror with its emphasis of torture, suffering and violent deaths. For example: </li></ul><ul><li>Final Destination (2000), </li></ul><ul><li>House of 1000 Corpses (2003) </li></ul><ul><li>Wolf Creek (2005) </li></ul>
  10. 10. Hyperlinks to Websites <ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/horror_films </li></ul><ul><li>www.horrorfilmhistory.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://usersites.horrorfind.com/home/horror/realm/history8.htm </li></ul>

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