What we fear and who we think will save us from those fears speak to deeper psychological, spiritual and emotional planes of existence. Horror films make us rethink our surroundings and remember that there are darker underbellies of society that we would be better than not to avoid. Setting the …

Survey of Film Genres A good place to start in the study of film is a survey of some key genres that define the medium, in this case: The Gangster Film, The Suspense Thriller, The Western and The Romantic Comedy. These genres span the course of cinema’s history from the …