A report on Horror film

Max Schreck as Count Orlok in the 1922 film Nosferatu. Critic and historian Kim Newman declared it as a film that set the template for the horror film.
Depiction of the usage of mirrors in horror films.
Bela Lugosi in Dracula (1931), a film noted as inspiring a wave of subsequent American horror films in the 1930s.
George A. Romero's Night of the Living Dead (1968) led to what Newman described as a "slow burning influence" in independent and thoughtful horror films in the 1970s.
Some cast and crew members of The Blair Witch Project (1999), one of the highest grossing horror films of the 1990s.
Park Chan-wook, the director of Thirst (2009), one of the many varied Korean horror films from the early 21st century.
French director Julia Ducournau (centre) won the Palme d'Or for horror film Titane. She is pictured with actors Agathe Rousselle and Vincent Lindon, who star in the film, at the 2021 Cannes Film Festival.
Jörg Buttgereit in 2015. Buttgereit was described by Kai-Uwe Werbeck as "arguably the most visible German horror director of the 1980s and early 1990s"
Still from Dario Argento's Suspiria (1977). Curti described the film as developing an "artistic rebirth" and "irrational dimension" to the Italian gothic from its "set pieces to the color and the music."
Filmmaker and composer John Carpenter, who has directed and scored numerous horror films, performing in 2016.
Cannibal Holocaust (1980) uses a found footage style.
Still of Madhubala in Mahal (1949), considered one of the first Indian horror films.

Film genre that seeks to elicit fear or disgust in its audience for entertainment purposes.

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Max Schreck as Count Orlok in the 1922 film Nosferatu. Critic and historian Kim Newman declared it as a film that set the template for the horror film.

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The Innocents (1961 film)

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1961 psychological horror film directed and produced by Jack Clayton, and starring Deborah Kerr, Michael Redgrave, and Megs Jenkins.

1961 psychological horror film directed and produced by Jack Clayton, and starring Deborah Kerr, Michael Redgrave, and Megs Jenkins.

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A key point of dispute between Clayton and screenwriter William Archibald was whether the children (pictured) were conduits for malicious spirits, or the phenomena was the invention of the protagonist's mind
Cinematographer Freddie Francis painted the edges of the lenses for interior night scenes to allow for a more closed-in, claustrophobic sensibility
Editor Jim Clark manually crafted elaborate cross dissolves in post-production, merging as many as four images in a single frame

It was selected by The Guardian as one of the 25 best horror films ever made.

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The Faculty

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The Faculty is a 1998 American science fiction horror film directed by Robert Rodriguez and written by Kevin Williamson.

The Cohen-produced horror film I Was a Teenage Frankenstein

Herman Cohen

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The Cohen-produced horror film I Was a Teenage Frankenstein

Herman Cohen (August 27, 1925 – June 2, 2002) was an American producer of B-movies during the 1950s, and helped to popularize the teen horror movie genre with films like the cult classic I Was a Teenage Werewolf.

Italian film Suspiria (1977) and its 2018 remake have both been described as artistic horror films for their stylistic cinematography.

Art horror

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Italian film Suspiria (1977) and its 2018 remake have both been described as artistic horror films for their stylistic cinematography.

Art or arthouse horror (sometimes called elevated horror) is a sub-genre of both horror films and art-films.

Blumhouse Productions

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American film and television production company founded in 2000 by Jason Blum and Amy Israel.

American film and television production company founded in 2000 by Jason Blum and Amy Israel.

It is known mainly for producing horror films, such as Paranormal Activity, Insidious, The Purge, Split, Get Out, Happy Death Day, Halloween, Us, and The Invisible Man.

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Insidious (film series)

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Insidious is a series of American horror films created by James Wan and Leigh Whannell.

Bob Clark

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American film director, screenwriter, producer, and actor.

American film director, screenwriter, producer, and actor.

Then transitioned into the horror genre in the early 1970s.

Comedy horror

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Literary, television, and film genre that combines elements of comedy and horror fiction.

Literary, television, and film genre that combines elements of comedy and horror fiction.

While comedy horror films provide scares for audiences, they also provide something that dramatic horror films do not: "the permission to laugh at your fears, to whistle past the cinematic graveyard and feel secure in the knowledge that the monsters can't get you".

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Beyond the Black Rainbow

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The interior and exterior of the Bloedel Floral Conservatory was used numerous times in the film
Barry Nyle descends into the black liquid as he starts his 1966 psychic journey.

Beyond the Black Rainbow is a 2010 Canadian science fiction horror film written and directed by Panos Cosmatos in his feature film debut.

Stanley (1972 film)

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Stanley a 1972 American horror film directed and produced by William Grefé, about a Seminole Indian and a Vietnam veteran who uses his collection of pet snakes to take revenge on his enemies.