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The horror! The horror!

by chrryblssmninja
Horror movies I’ve seen and remembered. Some of them are not good movies by any means, but might have one strong scene or idea. I also maintain a separate list called Zombies and other infection horrors. The Changeling: I actually felt disappointed by this movie, but it does have good acting, great atmosphere and use of P.O.V. camera, and well-appointed production. Most of all, it gives an interesting spin on the ghost story when the ghost provides a possible threat to political power. 2/5/2012 I’ve seen TrollHunter, but I consider it more of a fantasy adventure rather than horror, because its tone is more of an exciting (and excited) … Read more

Horror movies I’ve seen and remembered. Some of them are not good movies by any means, but might have one strong scene or idea.

I also maintain a separate list called Zombies and other infection horrors.

The Changeling: I actually felt disappointed by this movie, but it does have good acting, great atmosphere and use of P.O.V. camera, and well-appointed production. Most of all, it gives an interesting spin on the ghost story when the ghost provides a possible threat to political power.

2/5/2012
I’ve seen TrollHunter, but I consider it more of a fantasy adventure rather than horror, because its tone is more of an exciting (and excited) journey rather than an immersion in dread. (12/9/2013: The Finnish Rare Exports has a similar fantasy feel.)

10/19/2012
I just watched Witchfinder General but consider it more of a drama in horror dress, despite the themes of futile heroism and humans wreaking horror.

10/27/2012
The only outward horror aspect within the New Year’s “Christmas Carol” drama The Phantom Carriage is the ghastly figure of Death. However, towards the end of the movie, another type of horror emerges: not simply the horror of death, but the horror experienced by a helpless witness to people dying or turning into monsters, being unable to change (or even being an unwitting catalyst for) terrible events.

10/15/2013
The Lyda Borrelli-starring films on this list, Malombra and Rapsodia Satanica, are classified as “diva” melodramas with horror-leaning supernatural or psychological elements. I include them because they can be viewed as horror films at an angle, especially in the relations of the protagonists’ minds and bodies to death.

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