50 Horror Films. The must-sees, those that changed the genre by Roger Hauser

By Roger Hauser

Frequently the horror looks with out knocking. This striking choice provides quite a few classics, all- time masterpieces and cult movies identified simply via specialists. take pleasure in this beautiful horror menu and get ready to tremble.

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However, many consider that Bran Stoker’s Dracula and Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein lack both the dark magic they had in the 1930s and the gothic appeal they had in the 1950s. • Out of Program Horror can spread across every aspect of human behavior and cinema is not excluded. It is not surprising that distinctive features of horror are concealed in films belonging to other genres. In the ‘rarities’ listed below we can see certain features of horror films not apparent in the past, disguised in other styles or even unexpectedly presenting the opposite face to that expected.

Horror elements are slowly introduced: a tooth stashed in the wall, people standing motionless, frozen stares through the window. The film proposes memorable shots depicting the mystery of paranoia, so subtlety done that laughter or terror both seem credible. • - 29 - The Omen (USA, 1976) Richard Donner Kathy gives birth to a dead baby and her husband replaces it with an orphan. As time goes by, the identity of the unknown child will leave them in dismay. To create a dark and gloomy atmosphere is something relatively frequent; however, what is more complex is to increase it skillfully to the point of rendering it unbearable.

It was appreciated, although, even if unusual, perfection does not need re-interpretations. Roger Hauser 50 Horror Films : the must-sees, those that changed the genre and those that made history . - 1a ed. - Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires : Music Brokers, 2014. E-Book. ISBN 9789873788376 1st. edition Cooltura Cover Design: Federico Dell’Albani / Music Brokers Art Dept. Internal Design: Ana Paula Giunta / Music Brokers Art Dept. No part of this publication (whether in hardcopy or electronic form) may be reproduced or transmitted, in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without the prior written consent of the publisher.

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