Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.



Published on

  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this


  1. 2. What makes a good thriller? <ul><li>Thrillers should give the audience a high level of anticipation, uncertainty, surprise, anxiety and/or terror. </li></ul><ul><li>Thriller films tend to be, gritty and fast-paced. </li></ul><ul><li>Literary devices such as red herrings, plot twists and cliff-hangers are used a lot in Thrillers. </li></ul><ul><li>A thriller is villain-driven plot, whereby he presents obstacles that the hero must overcome.. </li></ul>
  2. 4. <ul><ul><ul><li>The aim for thrillers is to keep the audience alert and on the edge of their seats. The hero in these films is set against a problem – an escape, a mission, or a mystery. No matter what sub-genre a thriller film falls into, it will emphasize the danger that the hero faces. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>The tension with the main problem is built on throughout the film and leads to a highly stressful climax. The cover-up of important information from the viewer, and fight and chase scenes are common methods in all of the thriller subgenres, although each subgenre has its own unique characteristics and methods. </li></ul>