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What is it which people like about psychological/parano... - 28/11/2013 9:14:00 PM   
Jack_Orton96

 

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I genuinely do not get the hype and why people would like to sit and watch these types of films!

To anyone who does like them, or not like them, then please tell me why. Thanks!
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RE: What is it which people like about psychological/pa... - 28/11/2013 9:45:36 PM   
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Is there any particular reason why you have an issue with these films? Or examples of the films?

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RE: What is it which people like about psychological/pa... - 28/11/2013 9:56:36 PM   
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I just really don't understand what people like about them and would really like to hear off people what it is they like about them which makes them watch this type of genre.

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RE: What is it which people like about psychological/pa... - 29/11/2013 12:18:50 PM   
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that style of genre is scarier than a gorefest, playing on the audience's fears with real skill.

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RE: What is it which people like about psychological/pa... - 29/11/2013 12:55:10 PM   
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Because I love horror and want to be scared by it. A good slasher flick will always go down well, but supernatural horror actually frightens me to the bone.

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RE: What is it which people like about psychological/pa... - 29/11/2013 9:01:44 PM   
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quote:

ORIGINAL: Jack_Orton96

I genuinely do not get the hype and why people would like to sit and watch these types of films!

To anyone who does like them, or not like them, then please tell me why. Thanks!


I dont get the appeal either.I like a good horror flick , preferably slashers like Halloween because what makes them scary is that there actually are psychos like that out there.

With supernatural horrors, they just simply arent scary because well, its all nonsense.

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RE: What is it which people like about psychological/pa... - 29/11/2013 10:05:42 PM   
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Psychological horror covers a lot of ground. What exactly are you talking about?

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RE: What is it which people like about psychological/pa... - 29/11/2013 10:13:56 PM   
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Psychological horror covers a lot of ground. What exactly are you talking about?


I was targeting pretty much paranormal horror in my last post.I just dont believe in it so therfore i dont find it scary.When i first saw the trailer for The Conjuring and the inevitable '' BASED ON A TRUE STORY! '' credit came up, i just rolled my eyes.

Psychological horror can be interesting and in fact quite scary if done well.Again, when this focuses on serial killers it can be quite frightening as they are all too real.

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RE: What is it which people like about psychological/pa... - 30/11/2013 11:40:00 AM   
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I find they help me with my homework.

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RE: What is it which people like about psychological/pa... - 30/11/2013 12:17:16 PM   
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ORIGINAL: Cool Breeze


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Psychological horror covers a lot of ground. What exactly are you talking about?


I was targeting pretty much paranormal horror in my last post.I just dont believe in it so therfore i dont find it scary.When i first saw the trailer for The Conjuring and the inevitable '' BASED ON A TRUE STORY! '' credit came up, i just rolled my eyes.

Psychological horror can be interesting and in fact quite scary if done well.Again, when this focuses on serial killers it can be quite frightening as they are all too real.


I guess that's the great thing about film - people have completely different interpretations.

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RE: What is it which people like about psychological/pa... - 3/12/2013 9:23:11 PM   
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ORIGINAL: Cool Breeze


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Psychological horror covers a lot of ground. What exactly are you talking about?


I was....



Not you. OP. They didn't come back.

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RE: What is it which people like about psychological/pa... - 5/12/2013 12:02:40 PM   
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They've probably written their Essay by now.

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RE: What is it which people like about psychological/pa... - 5/12/2013 2:22:07 PM   
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ORIGINAL: rich


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ORIGINAL: Cool Breeze


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ORIGINAL: rich

Psychological horror covers a lot of ground. What exactly are you talking about?


I was....



Not you. OP. They didn't come back.



start with hitchcock.

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