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2013: The Year for Fear

2013 so far has seen a number of horror films released that for once do not disappoint horror genre fanatics. Those that are truly enthusiastic about being scared during films and entertainment have had many broken promises from film creators, claims such as ‘the scariest horror of all time’, ‘you will be truly scared’, have been made and sadly have not delivered. This year there have been several releases that have come with the same claims, the difference being that the horror fest that was promised become a reality and audiences left film screenings feeling truly terrified.

2013 The Year for Fear

This year there have been several releases that have come with the same claims, the difference being that the horror fest that was promised become a reality and audiences left film screenings feeling truly terrified.

True horror fans will fully embrace the excitement which surrounds a long-awaited film, consider Halloween to be their preferred holiday and look to costumes4less.com to help them recreate their favorite horror film characters and have an overwhelming need to be haunted by events on the big screen.

There is, therefore, a great amount of pressure on film producers and scriptwriters to develop something that will fulfill the audience’s needs and be recognized as one of the all-time scariest and shocking films in history.

2013 has been a successful year for the horror film genre and there are a number of films that have been able to affect an audience in the desired way and securing a place in the horror film genre.

Directors have turned to different formats to produce films, in much the same way the old classics such as The Birds and Psycho were produced. Films are currently playing on the fears and insecurities of the audience and are focusing less on the blood and gore that turns a supposed horror film into a teen slasher movie, a format that has been overdone and now no longer has a high level of impact.

The psychological aspects of a film and the way it plays on emotions and uncertainty makes for a winning formula and the top horror films released this year does just that…The Conjuring This is certainly the scariest film of 2013, it has had rave reviews and audiences have been genuinely affected by experiencing the film.

It is full of twists, turns, and shocks that play on each of our fears and insecurities. The idea of having angered spirits living within a home and turning against the family is a classic idea but The Conjuring has combined a favored concept with modern technology to make it feel truly frightening.

It is unlike any other film of its kind and has been the biggest success of 2013 with many supporting the directors claims of being truly harrowed by the movie.

MamaThis has to be one of the cleverest films of the year, it leaves the audience thinking about the film for days after and feeling haunted by what they have seen.

It is something that is talked about, thought about, and taken in for periods of time after watching. At times, the plot may be a little too unrealistic but again the fear, which surrounds spirits combined with the addition of vulnerable children, makes the film haunting and plays on our biggest fears.

The ending is far from expected and a combination of fear, sadness, and great thought means Mama has captured the audienceCarrieThis is one of the most famous films of all time and Carrie has undergone a modern day transformation in the hope of terrifying the audience all over again. A child having the ability to control and manipulate the world around her is a worrying prospect and the events of the film show that you are never entirely sure of what the people around you are capable of.

First time around the film captivated audiences and the same is expected again when the remake is released within the next month.

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