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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. The Original Video Nasty Banned List
The full list of ´video nasties´ and the 39 movies that were prosecuted and banned in the UK.
3. Snuff Movies
An exploration of the movies connected with the urban legend of films featuring the actual death of the protagonist, purely for the viewers ´pleasure.´ Truth or Fiction?
4. Haunted House Movies
Haunted houses have been in horror since horror began; here, I take a look at some of the best throughout the years, and there have been a lot of brilliant ones. See if your favorite is here...
5. The Popularity of Horror Films
Do you ever get embarrassed for liking horror movies? Or are you made to feel that horror films aren't an art form worth respect? Read on to find out what horror movies really do, and just why they're so popular.
6. Music in Horror Movies
A look at why music and musical scores are so important to the horror genre and in horror films.
7. Why do people watch horror?
Having been asked many times what sort of individual watches horror in a derogatory tone, I take a look into some of the reasons many fans watch horror movies, both on a psychological level and visceral level. Not to mention just for the thrill of being scared.
8. Sexism in Twilight
Many people have described the 'Twilight' series as not only sexist, but racist too. I take a look at the three main characters and see just how correct these claims are.
9. 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.´
10. Women portrayed in the horror genre
The third instalment of how women are portrayed in the horror genre. This time looking at Regan from ‘The Exorcist’, Nancy from 'A Nightmare on Elm Street', Sarah Conner from the 'Terminator' movies and Ripley from 'Alien.'
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