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    What makes a film scary to you? Is it jump scares? Is it gore?

    Personally, I love horror films. What I can't stand though is jump scares. They get me every time, even when I'm expecting them :laugh:

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    (Original post by chelseadagg3r)
    What makes a film scary to you? Is it jump scares? Is it gore?

    Personally, I love horror films. What I can't stand though is jump scares. They get me every time, even when I'm expecting them
    I find most horror films aren't actually scary, but are absolutely hilarious.
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    im not scared of the actual things but its just those f**king jump scares that scare the s*** out of me i have to cover my face with my hand when i know ones about to pop up
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    (Original post by markovchain17)
    im not scared of the actual things but its just those f**king jump scares that scare the s*** out of me i have to cover my face with my hand when i know ones about to pop up
    Same :laugh:
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    I've watched horrors all my life so seem to find a lot of them predictable now. I can almost guarantee when a jumpy scene will appear, when there will be a false positive scene (eg nothing will pop out and scare us despite the build up) and all that kind of jazz. Its brilliant when I don't see anything coming but sadly, few horrors have that now

    I do love psychological horrors. Paranormal horrors are my favourite but like I said, a lot of them have become quite predictable. Suspense is the biggest thrill to me when watching a horror of any type.
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    Why would you want to watch a horror movie? Why would you WANT to be scared? Fear is borne out of perceived danger to your life, something all (normal) humans are programed to avoid.

    I wonder what must've gone wrong in the childhood of people who actually enjoy this ****. But with Britain having the highest divorce rate in Europe, I guess it makes sense you lot have a lot of screwed up people...
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    (Original post by TitanicTeutonicPhil)
    Why would you want to watch a horror movie? Why would you WANT to be scared? Fear is borne out of perceived danger to your life, something all (normal) humans are programed to avoid.

    I wonder what must've gone wrong in the childhood of people who actually enjoy this ****. But with Britain having the highest divorce rate in Europe, I guess it makes sense you lot have a lot of screwed up people...
    How ridiculous :laugh:
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    I don't like gore. Seeing depictions of throat slitting makes me uncomfortable. I also don't like possessed little girls.

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    Suspense and high pitched music
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    None of them are actually scary.
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    (Original post by Illimitable)
    None of them are actually scary.
    Sinister is
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    (Original post by saraxh)
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    That movie was so bad. I don't even know why everyone liked it so much.
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    (Original post by Mvine001)
    I find most horror films aren't actually scary, but are absolutely hilarious.
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    (Original post by Mvine001)
    I find most horror films aren't actually scary, but are absolutely hilarious.
    Enough said.
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    The Babadook was pretty scary?
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    They're scary if you knew that they were based on a true story
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    watching one in the dark makes it 2378765 times scarier than it would be during the day
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    (Original post by Illimitable)
    Enough said.
    What do you mean
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    (Original post by Mvine001)
    What do you mean
    Basically means that I agree with you.
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    (Original post by Illimitable)
    Basically means that I agree with you.
    Oh. OK
 
 
 
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