Do they make scary movies anymore?

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  1. Dino

    Dino Active Member

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    Impressed that you refer to The Thing as "Carpenter" instead of "original." Most people think that one was the original.
     
  2. ImJustKCClone

    ImJustKCClone Well-Known Member

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    Nothing impressive there...I'm almost as old as the original with James Arness! ;)
     
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    mcblogerson Well-Known Member

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    My worst nightmare plays out in a scene of Brokeback Mountain and Deliverance.
     
  4. cyrocksmypants

    cyrocksmypants Well-Known Member

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    I just watched Cabin in the Woods. While I wouldn't call it a horror movie (although it's classified as that) and it didn't scare me whatsoever, I still rather enjoyed it. It was a good shot at the horror movie fans who get so angry if a horror movie doesn't end exactly how they expect it to. Loved the message of the movie.
     
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    Cyclones_R_GR8 Well-Known Member

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    I just think a lot of it has to do with growing up. I enjoyed Insidious and the Conjuring but once they are over I am over it. Stuff that scared me when I was much younger isn't going to do it anymore.

    One of the things that gets me is so many people feel the need for some comic relief in a horror movie to break the tension. I am just the opposite, I want tension to build and build until you get one little sound or movement and you jump like a little sissy.
     
  6. cyrocksmypants

    cyrocksmypants Well-Known Member

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    Same here. I'd prefer overwhelming dread throughout an entire movie as opposed to false calm from comic relief.
     

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