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  Film - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Film is a term that encompasses motion pictures as individual projects, as well as — in metonymy — the field in general.
Stock widths and the film format for images on the reel have had a rich history, though most large commercial films are still shot on (and distributed to theaters) as 35 mm prints.
Film preservation of decaying film stock is a matter of concern to both film historians and archivists, and to companies interested in preserving their existing products in order to make them available to future generations (and thereby increase revenue).
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 Australian Horror Films List
Not a horror film, but in its theme of small-town suspicion and its depiction of the hounding of a foriegn 'outsider', the Pole, for an axe murder he didn't commit, it is confronting and suspenseful.
A gory 'stalk-and-slash' horror thriller in which a woman is tormented by nightmares of bloody murder, having been traumatised as a child when her mother was killed in a car accident the girl herself caused.
The film's episodic structure doesn't generate much tension — the film is intended more as a character study and an exploration of the powerlessness people feel when faced with the threat of nuclear destruction.
www.tabula-rasa.info /AusHorror/OzHorrorFilms2.html   (4525 words)

 List of horror films - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Films in other languages should be listed under their English titles exclusively, if they have no given English title their original title may be used.
Quella villa accanto al cimitero The House by the Cemetery
The Offspring (aka From a Whisper to a Scream)
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_horror_films   (897 words)

 Film Genres
Horror films are designed to frighten and to invoke our hidden worst fears, often in a terrifying, shocking finale, while captivating and entertaining us at the same time in a cathartic experience.
Musical/dance films are cinematic forms that emphasize full-scale scores or song and dance routines in a significant way (usually with a musical or dance performance integrated as part of the film narrative), or they are films that are centered on combinations of music, dance, song or choreography.
All films have at least one major genre, although there are a number of films that are considered crossbreeds or hybrids with three or four overlapping genre (or sub-genre) types that identify them.
www.filmsite.org /genres.html   (1456 words)

 Horror movies and films - Plot summaries - Best horror movies and films
Horror film director Wes Craven read about a young man who was scared to death by his dreams.
Horror films come in all shapes, sizes and levels of gore.
Below is a list of horror films that cover all time periods and appetites and taken together, form the basis for the ultimate horror film collection (plus, they are some of our faves).
www.socreepy.com /movies.html   (214 words)

 Classic-Horror Review of The Frighteners (1996)
A marvelous blend of horror, humor and incredible special effects, The Frighteners is one of the better films of 1996, and certainly falls into any "must see" list of horror films from the 90's.
For at least the first 40 minutes of the film, few relationships between characters are what you'd expect.
Not that they are that bad in themselves--films don't have to be completely unpredictable, shun conventions, or even avoid archetypes and cliches for me to like them, but the acceptance of genre norms in the second half is a bit out of character and deposits you in another, slightly less enjoyable aesthetic space.
classic-horror.com /reviews/frighteners.shtml   (856 words)

 Box Office Prophets: BOP's 50 Favorite Horror Films: Introduction
The history of the horror genre is a lengthy one, as humans of societies throughout time appear to have nearly always taken pleasure in scaring the living bejesus out of each other.
In film, this tendency towards terror is almost as old as the medium itself, as evidenced by the devils and skeletons present in the movies of Melies and the early film versions of the still-classic stories Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (1908) and Frankenstein (1910).
A list of the top 50 of all time, as voted by the members of the site, follows this piece in all its ghastly glory, and the result is a relatively representative cross-section of the genre's history.
www.boxofficeprophets.com /lists/horror.asp   (691 words)

 Horror Movies List   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Searchable list of science fiction, fantasy, and horror movies and TV shows that were based on works of fiction.
Below is a list of horror movies that I have watched through...
List of the scariest films on video including a brief synopsis of each film and purchase information.
www.bloodsoaked.net /horror-movies-list.html   (179 words)

 Box Office Prophets: BOP's Top 50 Underappreciated Recent Films: Introduction
Since we're a passionate bunch about movies and by definition this list is made up of underdogs and underachievers, it probably would have been easier for people to pick their favorite children rather than leave one of their favorite films off this slate.
There were twice as many nominees submitted by our voters for this list, as compared to the recent horror films list.
In the list that follows, they're going to let you in on their secrets, but these are too good to keep under wraps.
www.boxofficeprophets.com /lists/underappreciated.asp   (660 words)

 Horror films that I saw in the cinema - Anchor Bay Entertainment UK
This is a list of horror films that i saw at the pictures.
the first horror film i saw at the movies was the exorcist in 1975 and (i know it's not horror) but i saw enter the dragon in the same year !!...zanner.
Most fun horror outing was to the Scala for a spaghetti-splatter all-nighter - featured "The Beyond", "Shock", "Demons" (worked much better in a theatre than initially on vid), "The Bird with the Crystal Plumage" and "House by the Cemetery"...
www.anchorbay.co.uk /forum/showthread.php?t=2820   (593 words)

 List of films - Wikiquote
Wallace and Gromit in The Curse of the Were-Rabbit
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 New Zealand Horror Films List
PC: Oasis Films and the NZ National Film Unit, in conjunction with the NZ Film Commission.
They wish to save their village from the Black Death by braving the industrial horrors of the twentieth century and restoring the cross on a great cathedral.
The film starts well, but loses pacing as it goes along, distancing the viewer through an often confused presentation of narrative elements.
www.tabula-rasa.info /AusHorror/OzHorrorFilms3.html   (457 words)

 Rotten Tomatoes Forums - Raymond Casta - your top ten or so horror films
Raymond, you strike me as the most knowledgable and passionate horror film lover here, although there are others out there I have seen who know their stuff as well, you know who you are.
Opening stretch of the film is structured as a documentary, and we are faced with the question as to what happened to the four filmmakers who ventured to the Amazon to make a documentary on cannibalism.
It was Craven's answer to the Vietnam war, and the ending resorts to a cold and empty carnage at the end on both sides of the coin: the family and the sadists that have murdered their daughter.
www.rottentomatoes.com /vine/showthread.php?t=486939   (3855 words)

 Horror In Crime Films   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
We defined "horror" in last month’s Horrorwood article (Horror in the films of David Lynch) as something that instills "painful and intense fear, dread, or dismay" in the viewer.
In a crime film, the good guy is usually a member of the Criminal Justice community, preferably a policeman.
So we’re looking for films that instill painful and intense fear, dread, or dismay and have a policeman or someone of a similar occupation, as a hero.
www.horror-wood.com /crime.htm   (1379 words)

 Hammer Horror Films   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
This list includes Hammer horror films starting from the early 50's.
Horror Films are unsettling films designed to frighten and panic, cause dread and alarm, and...
Mailing list dedicated to the discussion of cult British horror films.
www.bloodsoaked.net /hammer-horror-films.html   (202 words)

 The Most Horrific Films In Cinematic History
The film noir character of this film was present from start to finish, with Karloff working as a body snatcher to supplement his pitiful income as an Edinburgh cabbie.
While the fly-human mutant (portrayed by Al(David) Hedison) was definitely creepy, the scene that secures a place on the horror list for this film is that of the tiny fly, trapped in a cobweb, with a wizened human head and mutated arm, who cries,"Help me," as he is about to be devored by a spider.
This lesser-known horror classic features a mad Japanese scientist who has transmogrified his wife into a horrible creature, his brother into a monster, and an American reporter into a 2-headed entity (who first has an eye growing out of his shoulder) which ultimately divides into a pair of creatures.
www.rense.com /1.cinehorror/most.htm   (757 words)

 Australian Horror Schedules MAY..
Was not picking up films from the horror genre (it is great for personalizing your own TV guide to an extent..
But many horror films list as thrillers and sometimes guides do not list genres at all).To get them to appear on the weekly/daily Email was almost impossible unless I listed 3000 horror titles and hoped one might show up..
The vampire film that was released in the shadow of Lost Boys..
www.fortunecity.com /lavendar/plan9/338/HP/htv.html   (863 words)

 The Film-Lover's Check List: Richard Scheib's Highest-Rated Horror Films   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Richard Scheib runs an excellent website devoted to rating and reviewing science fiction, horror, and fantasy films, which can be found at http://www.moria.co.nz/.
He rates films on a scale of zero to five stars, with five being the best and zero being the worst.
Presented here is a list of the horror films he has given five stars, which are "masterpieces," four stars, which are "very good," and four and a half stars, which are in-between.
rinkworks.com /checklist/list.cgi?u=bradbowen&U=sirgawayn&p=scheibhorror   (119 words)

 list of horror films - 2nd horror   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Horror Reader is devoted to horror literature, not horror films, but IGN's list of the best horror films of 2005 deserves mention because of its impeccable taste and impressive range.
Horror Classic Films :: When you can't resist a classic horror film...
Also included is a list of cast and credits for his horror films and an extensive bibliography.
horror.otesleds.info /dir8/list-of-horror-films.html   (617 words)

 AFI's 100 YEARS...100 THRILLS
The 100 most thrilling films were selected by a blue-ribbon panel of leaders from the film community, including film artists (directors, screenwriters, actors, editors, cinematographers, visual effects artists, stunt men and women and make-up artists), critics and historians.
In late 2000, AFI distributed a ballot with 400 nominated films to a jury of 1,800 leaders of the film community.
American Film: The film must be in the English language with significant creative and/or financial production elements from the United States.
www.afi.com /tvevents/100years/thrills.aspx   (875 words)

 Amazon: Listmania! - View List "10 Quality horror films."   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The classic horror film, Psycho is Hitch at his finest, very scary and one of the greatest films of all time.
Black and white film that is extremely scary due mainly to the fact that all of the "freaks" are real.
The most gruesome on the list, the originality of this film cannot be beat!
www.amazon.com /10-Quality-horror-films-/lm/3HEHYB3O1SD8T   (389 words)

 The Eastern Progress - Halloween night filled with fright
I want to offer you a list that is not typical, but incorporates the classics and some that you probably never heard of before.
This is a lesser known horror film, but the scares are plentiful.
This film may seem boring to a modern movie audience, but if you stick through it, you will be in for a treat.
www.easternprogress.com /home/index.cfm?event=displayArticlePrinterFriendly&uStory_id=4eb5c20e-d037-4d64-8b14-ec6fa968ba4b   (678 words)

 Horror Films: The Decline of Fear
For one thing, it signaled a new crop of horror films and monsters, and things meant to frighten.
Contemporary horror films feature serial killers, psychotics, or creeps which, let's face it, are generally no different than someone we might bump into on the street.
As a child this was one of the scariest films I had ever seen.
www.filmmonthly.com /Behind/Articles/Horror/horror.html   (802 words)

 Horror Flicks On The Black Hand Side -Cinema Views
Also, here is a list of Horror films for Halloween, and as you can see the definitions here are a bit elastic.
PITCH BLACK -- In the original film to Vin Diesel’s epic and hoped for “Chronicles of Riddick” franchise, this introduces the super criminal who leads a band of colonists to safety when a planet goes into a period of darkness when night creatures come out to slay.
This is notable because it was the first film where Pam Grier kept her clothes on.
www.blackwebportal.com /wire/DA.cfm?ArticleID=2443   (1830 words)

 E-gor's Chamber of TV Horror Hosts — List of Names starting with C
He was a member for many years of Bil Cardille's ensemble cast on the weekly horror film double-feature that was a mainstay of Tri-State Area television.
His featured horror host was a character called Vincent Hedges, and he was a ghoul of the Zacherley type, complete with cape and tuxedo and waxed-down hair.
Horror's Erotic House of Idiots was directed by Paul Scrabo and written by Scrabo and actress Brinke Stevens, who has a cameo in the film.
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 Horror films on DVD. A selection of horror movies on region 2 DVD.
Also remember the new release, the special offer, the best selling lists and the pre-orders pages.
In this film from director Danny Boyle and writer Alex Garland, a powerful virus is unleashed on the British public following a raid on a primate research facility by animal rights activists.
Amid the unbearable heat of New Orleans, the air thick with desire and unspeakable horror, Louis encounters Lestat.
www.vistadvd.co.uk /horror-film-dvds.asp   (1031 words)

 Any fans of Asian Horror Films here? - Movie-List Forums
I'm a huge fan of movies, in particular horror films.
I'm a big horror movies fan too, but I haven't seen many Asian horrors.
I just watched the original and you might find particular interest in knowing that they are coming out with an american version this summer with IMO an a-list cast of actors.
www.movie-list.com /forum/showthread.php?p=98111   (290 words)

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