Blurring the Lines:
Contemporary Mainstream Horror

Modern horror not only transcends the use of traditional "monsters"--it also incorporates elements of other movie genres such as comedy, drama, sci-fi, and fantasy. We wanted to examine the evolution of horror movies in the '80s and '90s, so we chose five films that we feel best represent this phenomenon.

[Charlotte Yeomans & Jennifer Young]

Witches of Eastwick (1987)
Army of Darkness (1992)
Just Cause (1995)
Scream (1996)
Devil's Advocate (1997)

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