There are various techniques that can soften the fear factor of a scary film: from talking about it to providing facts that contextualise the plotline.
Four spine chillers and a slapstick zombie comedy film to get you back out from behind the sofa.
Proper horror should be more than just monsters and suspense.
What is it that makes films about sharks so popular?
Horror loves evil twins and doubles because of concepts like the uncanny and otherness. They also provide memorable images for movie makers.
From Dundee to Dublin, horror spectaculars are springing up like zombies from the dead.