The Ingredients For Good Horror

The Autopsy of Jane Doe

‘The Autopsy of Jane Doe’ [Credit: IFC Midnight]

The key to uncovering what it is that makes a perfect horror film is to perform an autopsy on our own psyche; exploiting our primal instincts, dissecting the very foundations of human fear and finding new ways to project them further.

In this Movie Pilot piece I argue that the ingredients for good horror can be found through self-dissection. Have a read and see if you agree.


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