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Discuss the Appeal of Horror Movies

Summary: The horror movie genre over the past few years has remained economically profitable and thrillingly popular, particularly in Asia. True aficionados of the horror genre understand why this is so: The horror movie jolts into the realm of the unfamiliar, which deeply terrifies us; appeals to all races, nationalities, and cultures; is surprisingly moralistic; and offers the greatest level of versatility among all movie genres.
The horror industry has been virtually dominating Asian cinema over the past few years, overshadowing any other genre in consistency of production and consequent box-office reaping. Countries like Japan, South Korea and Thailand have tapped on this market, fuelling their local film industries and clearly profiting from the appeal that horror movies have over audiences globally. Yet, even as we look beyond the economic profitability of this genre, we will discover far more reasons why this genre of films has remained thrillingly popular. From secret witch covens to the Hungarian fan club of the immortal Nosferatu, throngs of people infest cinemas for their share of head wrenching, gut spilling and certainly eye popping experiences. These true aficionados of the horror genre separate themselves from typical horror philistines (mainly teenagers out for a quick thrill ride). They are the intelligentsia that truly know what make horror movies tick.

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