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On Horror Movies as escapism...

I think I finally understand why people escape into horror films. Life is really complex. There are many factors that could end your life or well being in any moment in any way. The thing is, we are fed so much information and told so many falsehoods, we don't really know who the real enemies are. Often times by the time we figure out what's hurting us the most it's far too late. Horror movies present you with a clear cut enemy. A focal point of fears and hatred. This enemy is your scapegoat. It's fantastical to think that there will be an evil so bad that everyone agrees it's bad. Whether or not the characters survive is superficial. Fear is personified in a tangible form. even if the characters are clueless to the forces, it's still more clear cut than the dark forces in reality. the dark forces we dont see until its too late.