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Scary Movies And Why We Love Them


Scary Movies And Why We Love Them Americans love to be scared. We often flock to the cheesiest horror movies and we gravitate to stories about aliens, monsters and human experiments gone wrong. Denizens of the Mad Monster Party know about this love of all things scary and they are bringing the massive convention to Charlotte. Nearly two dozen stars of major horror films; stars like Linda Blair, Rutger Hauer and Brad Dourif will be in attendance. We'll talk about our love of horror and monster movies and why we like to be frightened. It's a scary edition of Charlotte Talks. Guests Dr. Jonathon Crane - Film and Theatre Professor, UNC Charlotte and Author of Terror and Everyday Life: Singular Moments in the History of the Horror Film Matt Brunson - Film and Entertainment Editor, Creative Loafing Charlotte Michael Plumides - Local Horror filmmaker, creator of Ghost Trek Conor McCullagh - Makeup and Fx artist and winner of the SyFy channel Face Off Competition