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Here are the top ten articles for the Horror Movies Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!
1. Women Portrayed In Horror
A look at how women are portrayed in the horror genre, from the negative to the positive. Also, a look at positive horror heroines and the explotation of women in slasher horror.
2. Horror Movie Character Development
What makes a good character in a horror movie? What makes us remember their performance over others? What creates empathy towards a character and why are all these things so important to the genre films? If we don't care about the characters then why would we care about the movie?
3. Psychological horror
What is psychological horror, and how does it differ from slasher or splatter horror? I take a look at that, and some of the best psychological horror movies, including ´The Silence of The Lambs´, ´The Ring´ and ´Rosemary´s Baby.´
4. Prom Night 2008 review
A look at the new horror ´Prom Night´ starring Brittany Snow, supposedly based on the eighties slasher movie of the same name, although all they have in common is name and event.
5. Motherhood and horror - Alien
A look at how women hero´s are portrayed as mother figures or androgynous to save the day in ´Aliens´, ´Terminator 2: Judgement Day´ and ´Alien.´
6. The Strangers film review
A look at the recent thriller/horror starring Liv Tyler and Scott Speedman as a couple being tormented in their home by three masked strangers. Was it based on real events?
7. Open Water 2: Adrift movie review
A look at the 2006 movie ´Adrift´ which has been named a sequal to ´Open Water.´
8. Horror movies and Splatter movies
What is the difference between genuine horror movies and splatter movies? If horror is used to scare and haunt, why are we seeing more and more torture porn from Hollywood, what audience does it serve, and what is it's message?
9. The Entity movie review
Review of the horrific true story of Carla Moran, played by Barbara Hershey, who is sexually attacked and beaten by a ghost in ´The Entity´ (1981)
10. Wrong Turn 2: Dead End Movie Review
Sequal to ´Wrong Turn´, this is a very good and very different approach to the story. Starring Erica Leerhsen, Texas Battle, and Henry Rollins as they battle against mutant inbreeds on a reality T.V show.
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