What's #1?

Discussion in 'Reader Polls' started by AceRimRat, Oct 30, 2001.

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Why you watch horror movies!

  1. Scares! (Thrills, chills, etc.)

    3 vote(s)
    18.8%
  2. Gore galore!

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  3. Sex and nekkid people!

    1 vote(s)
    6.3%
  4. Great acting (seriously...)!

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  5. Atmosphere, cinematography, "the look"!

    6 vote(s)
    37.5%
  6. Great directing (whoever you think it is)!

    1 vote(s)
    6.3%
  7. The kill scenes (creativity, SFX, etc.)!

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  8. Cause you're a sick, twisted #*$@ (*grin*)!

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  9. Other (post away...)!

    5 vote(s)
    31.3%
  1. AceRimRat

    AceRimRat Guest

    This is from a thread over in "General" about the T&A in F13 V. And it gives me an idea...

    What is the #1 factor in horror movie enjoyment/selection? In other words, when you go to/rent a horror movie, what do you want to see most?
     
  2. skinnypuppy6

    skinnypuppy6 Guest

    I like all of the above in horror films Gore is good sleaze is good but you gotta' have a story too but if its sick and offensive it's awsome!
     
  3. keith70

    keith70 Guest

    I voted for the kill scenes. I love it when they get a cool special effect. Like the girl getting shot in the Beyond.[​IMG]
    Or the double killing in Suspiria[​IMG]
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  4. I want horror movies to Scare me & the people I'm with!!!! That gets my vote!
     
  5. slinker

    slinker Un-Holy Force.

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    I voted for atmosphere, with this comes tension and scares and these are easily the basis for a great horror movie...apart from that i also love obscene sleaze and gore but this is not so important, just a bonus!!! hehe
     
  6. Vamp

    Vamp Guest

    I voted for scare... It's not too easy to scare me, but I love the movies that do. Everything else is just an extra next to the scare factor.
     
  7. rhett

    rhett Administrator

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    Since I have seen way too many horror movies to really get scared of them anymore, I usually just watch for Atmosphere now. A guilty pleasure is watching early-mid 80's films, with the bad acting and ridiculus clothing and hair styles. I am a huge "scope" fan though, so if a horror movie is shot in 2.35:1 I usually lap up the cinematography and enjoy the film on a technical level much more than I would if it was shot flat. I would be lying if I said I never liked gore and some T&A, but those are never the main reasons for me watching a horror movie

    Good poll Ace!
     
  8. Hellbilly

    Hellbilly Active Member

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    great poll

    i voted for the other option, which in my case means that i voted for "all". i just couldn't choose. i think it always depends on in what kind of mood i am when i buy/rent a video/dvd. if the movie is from Cronenberg or Lynch however, i'll buy it anyway no matter what...
     
  9. Yowie

    Yowie Hologram

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    Definitely atmosphere. -Without it you have nothing, you wouldn't shiver, and it wouldn't be horror.
     
  10. thrashard76

    thrashard76 Guest

    A t m O s p h e R e

    The key to a well done movie. 100%
     
  11. Mark Relford

    Mark Relford Chairman of the Bored

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    Re: great poll (Word!)

    I agree with Hellbilly. It depends on my mood. I love serious, thought provoking horror and nightmarish visions on film. Sometimes, I feel like checking my brain at the door and watch horny teens getting whacked. I need that balance in horror.

    Ace, your favorite poll will be up in a few days...:D
     
    Last edited: Nov 2, 2001
  12. bigdaddyhorse

    bigdaddyhorse Detroit Hi-on

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    I voted other, but would have clicked "all of the above" if possible. I also agree with Rhett about the "scope" 2.35 movies. It's just awesome to see John Carpenter movies for real now, after growing up on shitty pan and scan versions. I love dvd for this more than anything, but commentaries and deleted scenes are a good touch too.
     

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