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Horror Hybrids

  1. 1. Horror Hybrids and Sub Genres By Si â n, Nicole, James and Adam
  2. 2. What is a Sub Genre? <ul><li>Genre is defined as “category of artistic, musical or literary composition characterized by a particular style, form or content.” </li></ul><ul><li>A Sub genre can be any of the above. It is a category of works that forms a specific class within a larger genre. </li></ul>
  3. 3. What are some of the Sub Genres of Horror? <ul><li>Comedy </li></ul><ul><li>Extraterrestrial </li></ul><ul><li>Monster </li></ul><ul><li>Teen </li></ul><ul><li>Slasher </li></ul><ul><li>Supernatural </li></ul>
  4. 4. Comedy Horror Films <ul><li>Comedy , more specifically comedy horror (a.k.a. horror comedy ) is a sub-genre of horror films that combines horrific elements with comedic. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Slasher Horror Films <ul><li>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 &quot;slasher&quot; 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. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Supernatural Horror Films <ul><li>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. </li></ul>
  7. 7. What is a Horror Hybrid? <ul><li>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. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Examples of Horror Hybrids <ul><li>Deadlands – A cross between Western and Horror </li></ul><ul><li>Alien – A cross between Sci-fi and Horror </li></ul>

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