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Supernatural horror genre Supernatural-Horror – When we use devices or themes which goes against the natural world. This when things happen that no one can explain as to why they happen. This involves individuals having different abilities such as having super powers that other cannot have. It can also be gruesome when the killer starts to kill their victims and ghosts can be included in this sub-genre. There are themes such as demonic powers, witchcraft and afterlife that are included to make the genre much more supernatural other than having it all horror with gruesome killing. They include symbols that are easily noticed that can be placed under the different theme categories. These are symbols that are usually included in this sub- genre as it links to demonic things to occur during the movie. -Devil’s trap -Angel ward

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  1. 1. Supernaturalhorror genreSupernatural-Horror When we use devices or themes which goes against the natural world. Thiswhen things happen that no one can explain as to why they happen. This involves individuals havingdifferent abilities such as having super powers that other cannot have.It can also be gruesome when the killer starts to kill their victims and ghosts can be included in thissub-genre.There are themes such as demonic powers, witchcraft and afterlife that are included to make the genremuch more supernatural other than having it all horror with gruesome killing. They include symbolsthat are easily noticed that can be placed under the different theme categories.These are symbols that are usually included inthis sub-genre as it links to demonic things tooccur during the movie.-Devils trap-Angel ward
  2. 2. History of Supernatural horror:This genre has been rooted to the folklore andreligious traditions that has something to do withdeath, afterlife and evil that is embodied in thedevil.These were all shown in stories of witches,vampires, ghosts and werewolves.The very first film that was associated with thisgenre was mainly linked to the horror genre and itwas Manoir du diable in 1896.From the eighteenth century many films has beenproduced which has a mixed genre of bothsupernatural and horror.Films such as Tamara 2005 was a horror mixedwith supernatural. Later films such as Paranormalactivity which was produce in 2009 with a strongsupernatural theme to it.However, films such as The Conjuring andAnnabelle has been produced in 2013/2014
  3. 3. Le manoir du diable 1896This is a French film that was directed byGeorge Mlis which runs for 2 minuets.The translation of the film title is TheHouse of the Devils.Released at Theatre Robert Houdin inParis from this film the horror genre hasbeen created.Plot:Large bat that flies into a medieval castleand the bats wings start to change intoMephistopheles.Demons produce skeletons, ghosts andwitches from the cauldron. Summonedunderworld cavaliers holds a crucifix upwhich makes Satan vanish in blast ofsmoke.Tamara 2005It is an American horror film that wasdirected by Jeremy Haft, this moviesrunning time is 98 minuets.Released by City Lights Pictures aManhattan based production company.Plot:An unattractive/intelligent girl is pickedon by other students in her school and wasset up by them to be filmed at a motelthinking shes going to be meeting up witha teacher she has a crush on.They have a fight and she dies fromhitting her head on a table corner, shecomes back a seductive girl takingrevenge through witchcraft.Box office - $206,871