How old are you? 0 9 0 4 00-14 15-25 26-35 36+ Rather not say
What is your preferred genre(s) of film? (up to 3) 1 4 4 0Drama Comedy Action Romance 5 12 1 Sci-Fi Horror Other (Person chose Sport)
What is your preferred sub-genre of horror? (up to 2) 0 1 1 8Body Horror Monster Horror Natural Psychological 3 4 1 Slasher Zombie Other (person chose comedy)
What is the most important aspect of a horror film to you? (up to 2) 0 0 0 0 Scares Plot Characters Suspense 0 0 0 Music Dialogue Other (person chose gore)
Do films featuring demons/rituals etc. appeal to you? 10 3 Yes No
I gave them the initial idea, then asked if it appealed to them. 12 1 Yes No
Reasons given for the ritual questons.Yes:• Interesting theme.• Causes suspense.• Causes suspense.• Likes the supernatural theme.• It’s usually a scary theme.• The theme interests them.• When done well, it’s interesting.• They usually have a psychological aspect to them.• They’re scary.• Demons are frightening.• If they’re relevant to plot, they’re interesting.No:• Too scary.• Too unrealistic.
Reason given for plot question.Yes:• Interesting, if handled creatively.• Mysterious and interesting.• The plot sounds interesting.• Likes the idea of the storyline.• Would keep the audience intrigued.• Rituals are interesting.• Good plot device.• Usually involves psychological horror, which is interesting.• Good plotline.• Character sounds relatable.• Plotline sounds interesting.No:• Rituals can seem fake.• Didn’t like demon/ritual films.