Sam Raimi - How Does Horror Comedy Work?

In theory, combining horror and comedy may seem odd, since the two genres are by nature are designed to elicit entirely different responses from the audience. In this video essay, Patrick (H) Willems takes a look at what happens when two of the most visceral genres combine to create a new genre—Horror Comedy.

Video Essay by: Patrick (H) Willems

Genre Style & Conventions

Sam Raimi: Style & Technique

Horror Comedy

Sam Raimi