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  • Gothic literature - myths, legends, monsters, ghosts etc What happens when one tampers with the laws of nature German expressionism was designed to make cinema more artful - had an “anti-realist aesthetic”. In line with modernist art of the time. Nosferatu was Dracula story re-worked. Hollywood horrors had monsters as central subject.
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    1. 1. A History of Horror Movies <ul><li>19th Century Literature </li></ul><ul><li>Mary Shelley, Bram Stoker etc </li></ul><ul><li>German expressionism </li></ul><ul><li>The Cabinet of Dr Caligari (1919) </li></ul><ul><li>Nosferatu (1922) </li></ul><ul><li>Hollywood Horror - 1930’s </li></ul><ul><li>Dracula, King Kong, Frankenstein </li></ul>
    2. 2. Things from Other Worlds! <ul><li>The Thing From Another World (1951) </li></ul><ul><li>Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956) </li></ul><ul><li>1960’s - A return to gothic horror </li></ul><ul><li>Hammer Horror </li></ul><ul><li>Cheaply made - used “gore” to shock </li></ul>
    3. 3. Significant Developments <ul><li>Hitchcock’s Psycho (1960) </li></ul><ul><li>The monster is not supernatural </li></ul><ul><li>Night of the Living Dead (Romero, 1968) </li></ul><ul><li>The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (Hooper, 1974) </li></ul><ul><li>Halloween - John Carpenter (1978) </li></ul><ul><li>The slasher / stalker sub-genre </li></ul>
    4. 4. 1980s Horror <ul><li>Body Horror </li></ul><ul><li>Sex & Violence </li></ul><ul><li>“ Video Nasties” </li></ul><ul><li>An American Werewolf in London, Return of the Living Dead, Fright Night </li></ul><ul><li>Affectionate mocking of the genre </li></ul>
    5. 5. 1990s Horror <ul><li>Modern renderings of classic horror </li></ul><ul><li>Big-budget Hollywood productions </li></ul><ul><li>Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, Bram Stoker’s Dracula, Interview With The Vampire </li></ul><ul><li>The Blair Witch Project (1999) </li></ul><ul><li>Supposedly a new direction for the genre </li></ul><ul><li>HORROR , THE FILM READER - EDITED BY MARK JANCOVICH (IN FOCUS) </li></ul>
    6. 6. Halloween Facts & Figures <ul><li>Made in 1978 </li></ul><ul><li>John Carpenter’s 1st horror movie </li></ul><ul><li>Low-budget </li></ul><ul><li>Shot in California </li></ul><ul><li>Not an immediate box-office hit </li></ul><ul><li>Word-of-mouth made it popular </li></ul>

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