What Makes a Horror Movie Scary? | Ringer PhD | The Ringer

What it is about horror movies that makes them so scary and so successful at the box office? Discussing recent blockbuster thrillers like A Quiet Place and horror classics like The Exorcist and The Shining, Sean Fennessey highlights five key techniques used to prey on our psyches and create memorable and terrifying movie moments.

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Horror Conventions & Techniques