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Scary movies that aren't scary anym Feb. 25th, 2013 @ 04:10 AM Reply

anymore.

I'd say Friday the 13th or Nightmare on Elm Street or any of the classics. For some reason I didn't really get scared aside from the jump scares....or is that the point?


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Response to Scary movies that aren't scary anym Feb. 25th, 2013 @ 04:13 AM Reply

Old horror movies. New effects in newer horror movies makes the old ones seem like a huge comedy.

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Response to Scary movies that aren't scary anym Feb. 25th, 2013 @ 04:14 AM Reply

scary movies never scared me im not retarded

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Response to Scary movies that aren't scary anym Feb. 25th, 2013 @ 04:15 AM Reply

At 2/25/13 04:13 AM, LiquidFire wrote: Old horror movies. New effects in newer horror movies makes the old ones seem like a huge comedy.

i dunno about that

there is no recent film that compares to nosferatu


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Response to Scary movies that aren't scary anym Feb. 25th, 2013 @ 04:16 AM Reply

The grudge used to scare the shit out of me as a kid, but I now find it extremely funny. The stairs scene especially.

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Response to Scary movies that aren't scary anym Feb. 25th, 2013 @ 04:21 AM Reply

At 2/25/13 04:15 AM, Sekhem wrote: there is no recent film that compares to nosferatu

This.

Newer films usually only go for loud noises, jump scares, and gore. Shock horror fades quickly, but creepy atmospheres and suspense will stick with you for ages. There's nothing like the old classics.


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Response to Scary movies that aren't scary anym Feb. 25th, 2013 @ 04:24 AM Reply

honestly a big thing in horror is subtlety, which unfortunately Hollywood doesn't grasp correctly and the ones who do, know that a movie like that won't be able to compete with explosion summer blockbuster in space 2.

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Response to Scary movies that aren't scary anym Feb. 25th, 2013 @ 04:24 AM Reply

At 2/25/13 04:14 AM, undowenEd wrote: scary movies never scared me im not retarded

Watch Highlander 2 sometime.

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Response to Scary movies that aren't scary anym Feb. 25th, 2013 @ 04:27 AM Reply

I remember watching Lion King as a kid. It scarred me deeply, so vicious and brutal it was. O_o

As for scary movies, I don't think I watched any scary movies that really scared me. Maybe I was dulled by scary games like Doom and Silent Hill when I started watching scary movies, those two were some frightful experiences when I started playing them!

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Response to Scary movies that aren't scary anym Feb. 25th, 2013 @ 05:10 AM Reply

At 2/25/13 04:10 AM, Wegra wrote: anymore.

I'd say Friday the 13th or Nightmare on Elm Street or any of the classics. For some reason I didn't really get scared aside from the jump scares....or is that the point?

Have you ever watched Hostel? It's not that scary, but I'm interested if it would make you cringe.

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Response to Scary movies that aren't scary anym Feb. 25th, 2013 @ 05:24 AM Reply

Most scary movies after you watch them are not scary anymore.


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Response to Scary movies that aren't scary anym Feb. 25th, 2013 @ 05:48 AM Reply

Child's Play is silly nowadays. Tom Holland's films generally are.


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Response to Scary movies that aren't scary anym Feb. 25th, 2013 @ 06:08 AM Reply

I watched Castaway a long time ago and the airplane scene scared the fuck out of me.

but I never really watched many scary movies.


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Response to Scary movies that aren't scary anym Feb. 25th, 2013 @ 08:16 AM Reply

Friday the 13th isn't scary anymore. Freddie and Jason used to be spooky when I was younger, but now...I just get a good laugh or two whenever they kill somebody on film.


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Response to Scary movies that aren't scary anym Feb. 25th, 2013 @ 08:24 AM Reply

At 2/25/13 04:14 AM, undowenEd wrote: scary movies never scared me im not retarded

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Response to Scary movies that aren't scary anym Feb. 25th, 2013 @ 08:27 AM Reply

At 2/25/13 04:10 AM, Wegra wrote: anymore.

I'd say Friday the 13th or Nightmare on Elm Street or any of the classics. For some reason I didn't really get scared aside from the jump scares....or is that the point?

Either you have seen them enough, they are that ingrained in the popular psyche, you aren't enjoying them in the right environmental conditions, you have watched too many Horror movies or culture has changed.

Probably all of them. I don't get scared from movies either. The jump scenes aren't supposed to be the scary parts, they are really for writers who are not talented enough to make a slow burn. It is supposed to be the atmosphere that does it.

Still, if we want to get into it, the original Horror, the Gothic novels, they often weren't scary. Indeed, the very first of these works - The Castle Of Otranto is not scary, just camp.


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Response to Scary movies that aren't scary anym Feb. 25th, 2013 @ 08:29 AM Reply

At 2/25/13 04:13 AM, LiquidFire wrote: Old horror movies. New effects in newer horror movies makes the old ones seem like a huge comedy.

I disagree with this. CGI is less realistic than animatronics. Then flip side, of course, is that animatronics can be used to great effect in Horror Comedies (Braindead, Bad Taste, Evil Dead II, etc.).


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Response to Scary movies that aren't scary anym Feb. 25th, 2013 @ 09:51 AM Reply

I used to find Nightmare On Elm Street scary. When I was like....5 or 6. Ended up not wanting to watch it while I was a kid and avoided it til I was around 12 or 13. Then i ended up watching all of the movies and was okay with em.

even laughed at some of the really stupid deaths.

Other than that I can't say I've ever been scared of any other "scary movies".
Hell my sister drug me along to go see some movie with her an a friend of hers and her friend was scared in the seat next to me and I started to laugh a bit and she punched me!


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Response to Scary movies that aren't scary anym Feb. 25th, 2013 @ 09:56 AM Reply

To be honest, I never found Friday the 13h to be that scary. Gory? Yes. Gruesome? Yes. But never really that scary.

Nightmare on Elm Street did "suspense" way better than Friday the 13th, so I'd place Freddy ahead of Jason in terms of "scariness".

But nothing competes with Halloween I and II when it comes to suspenseful, awesome classic horror movies. I've seen Halloween I dozens of times, and can predict all of the screams and jump scares, but certain scenes still freak me out - like this one:

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Response to Scary movies that aren't scary anym Feb. 25th, 2013 @ 09:56 AM Reply

The majority of scary movies, to me, aren't scary anymore. I recently watched "Seed of Chucky" and laughed at how I was scared by it back in the day.


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Response to Scary movies that aren't scary anym Feb. 25th, 2013 @ 10:47 AM Reply

At 2/25/13 04:14 AM, undowenEd wrote: scary movies never scared me im not retarded

Really? I get only scared a little, but I still keep my mind open to that it is just an movie and they have special effects, why anyone would be retarded if he gets scared while watching a scary movie? Just, I can laugh at it... Perhaps you're not retarded, but not intelligent enough to use grammar.


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Response to Scary movies that aren't scary anym Feb. 25th, 2013 @ 10:48 AM Reply

At 2/25/13 04:10 AM, Wegra wrote: anymore.

Implying they once were.


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Response to Scary movies that aren't scary anym Feb. 25th, 2013 @ 11:58 AM Reply

I find it funny that usually find things that is not marketed as horror scarier than actually horror movies. Maybe it is because it got that extra element of surprise or something when something scary actually does happen. Because sure a jump scare will always catch you off guard, but when Simba ventures into a elephant burial ground it is a little "what the fuck just happened with my kids movie?".

Also that fucking monkey toy from Toy Story 3!

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Response to Scary movies that aren't scary anym Feb. 25th, 2013 @ 12:24 PM Reply

I don't care much for the jump scare that so many movies goes for. Psychological thrillers are often much scarier, which is why some of the scenes from the shining still gives me chills.

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Response to Scary movies that aren't scary anym Feb. 25th, 2013 @ 12:45 PM Reply

I don't usually watch horror movies.
They just don't scare me.
I've experienced ghosts before so the ghost horror movies seem like a joke.

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Response to Scary movies that aren't scary anym Feb. 25th, 2013 @ 01:22 PM Reply

none of them are scary when you are older

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Response to Scary movies that aren't scary anym Feb. 25th, 2013 @ 02:06 PM Reply

Modern and classic horror movies have both lost their touch for me. Modern ones rely too much on jump scares which I just find boring and older ones are awesome but not scary. (I love Evil Dead)


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Response to Scary movies that aren't scary anym Feb. 25th, 2013 @ 02:41 PM Reply

Saying modern horror is bad is insane when you have films like Kill List and Berberian Sound Studio coming out. Kill List destroyed me in the cinema, not traditionally "scary" but oppressively tense and stressful.

I find that's the sort of horror that works best. The sort of horror where everything looks fine, but there's always a niggling sense that something is going to go horribly wrong very soon and there's nothing anyone can do to stop it.


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Response to Scary movies that aren't scary anym Feb. 25th, 2013 @ 02:46 PM Reply

IMO, there's no such thing as a scary movies. So-called "jump scares" don't count. That's just startling you and playing with your reflexes.


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Response to Scary movies that aren't scary anym Feb. 25th, 2013 @ 02:59 PM Reply

IT, definitely.

It's more funny than it is scary.


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