A QUIET PLACE: 6 Story Lessons that Apply to Every Genre

This article originally appeared on Medium. It is reprinted here with permission. by Angela Bourassa (@angelabourassa1) Fair warning: there are spoilers ahead. I never go see horror movies. Never. I wait until they’re available to buy or stream, and then — only if I’m incredibly intrigued by the concept — will I watch a horror movie in the middle of the afternoon... Continue Reading →

Vampires, Sharks and Zombies, Oh My!

by Shant Yegparian (@shantyegparian) Ever since George Romero's classic zombie films such as Night of the Living Dead and Dawn of the Dead, Spielberg's Jaws, and even Hollywood's golden age with multiple tales of Nosferatu, we've seen filmmakers pull inspiration from these classics. What's great about monster films is that audiences already know the legends... Continue Reading →

The Horror Genre is KILLING It (Literally)

by Shant Yegparian (@shantyegparian) Don't Breathe, one of the newest horror flicks to hit screens, has racked in over $75 million in the U.S. box office alone. When it first came out, Don't Breathe held the number one spot in the box office for two consecutive weeks, beating out its competitor, Suicide Squad, and almost doubling... Continue Reading →

Why Horror Screenplays are Always In Demand

by Shant Yegparian Have you ever wondered why distribution companies like Blumhouse Productions continuously release two or more new horror movies every month? Or ever thought about the multiple new horror releases that show up on V.O.D. platforms on a weekly basis? Out of all the different genre films that come out, horror is the one... Continue Reading →

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