Why do we love being scared?Posted: 31st of October 2014 by
Horror movies are always popular and Halloween sees them in droves on all major TV channels – there’s even a whole channel dedicated to Horror. Some say that it’s because when the bad character cops it we enjoy watching, others that it’s a chemical thing - the main hormone released whilst watching scary films is dopamine and it turns out some people may get more of a kick from this dopamine response than others do.
Anyhow, here are some movie ideas for Halloween – not all scary!
Shaun of the Dead
Simon Pegg tries desperately to win his girlfriend back whilst fending off the living dead.
Ed: “Don’t forget to kill Philip”
A gun toting tough guy, two sisters and a shy teenager join forces to protect against a zombie breakout.
Columbus: “I avoided people like they were zombies before they were all zombies. Now that they are all zombies... I kinda miss people.”
An all-girl caving trip goes horribly wrong when they become trapped underground, hunted by hideous creatures.
Rebecca: [while Sarah is looking through the camera, with night vision on] “oh, fuck it! Hello!”
Rebecca:” Is there anybody there!”
[Sarah points the camera at Beth, Crawler behind her]
Dawn of the Dead (1978)
Two SWAT team members, a reporter and his TV executive girlfriend seek refuge in a shopping mall from an epidemic of zombies.
Francine Parker: “What the hell are they?”
Peter: “They're us, that's all, when there's no more room in hell.”
A family staying in an isolated hotel in the winter suffer the effects of an evil presence – Jack Nicholson terrifies
Jack Torrance: “Heeere's Johnny!”
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