To the problem of attraction of horror films



The paper is devoted to very interesting problem – problem of attraction of horror films. The authors disclose the reasons of appeal of horror films from the different viewpoints: viewpoint of physiology, viewpoint of Kierkegaard’s philosophy of fear, viewpoint of psychoanalytic theory and viewpoint of the philosophy of postmodernism.

General Information

Keywords: horror; fear; cinema.

Journal rubric: Philosophy and culturology

Article type: review article

For citation: Antipov M.A., Irushkina E.O., Gusak K.S. To the problem of attraction of horror films. Sociosfera = Sociosphera, 2012. no. 2, pp. 26–29. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)

Information About the Authors

M. A. Antipov, Penza State Technological Academy, Penza, Russia

E. O. Irushkina

K. S. Gusak



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