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What Makes a Horror Movie Scary?

In a special Halloween edition of ‘Ringer PhD,’ we examine the terrifying tricks that have made recent horror flicks so successful at the box office

Citing recent blockbuster thrillers like A Quiet Place alongside horror classics like The Exorcist and The Shining, Sean Fennessey takes a closer look at the cinematic elements used to prey on our psyches and create memorable and terrifying movie moments.