By Peter Fraser
the writer concludes that our innate dread of evil and the significant of warding it off are the main mechanics of the horror adventure. motion pictures lined contain Vampyr (1932), The Mummy (1932), The Thing (1951), Night of the Demon (1957), The Wicker Man (1973), The Exorcist (1973), Halloween (1978), Ringu (1998) and Pan’s Labyrinth (2006).
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