By Julian Hanich
Hanich seems at worry on the videos – its aesthetics, its event and its pleasures--in this thought-provoking examine. taking a look at over a hundred and fifty varied movies together with Seven, Rosemary's child, and Silence of the Lambs, Hanich makes an attempt to respond to the ambiguity of why we take pleasure in movies that thrill us, that scare us, that threaten us, that surprise us –affects that we in a different way desperately desire to avoid.
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Cinematic Emotion in Horror Films and Thrillers: The Aesthetic Paradox of Pleasurable Fear (Routledge Advances in Film Studies) by Julian Hanich