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I’m putting forward the idea that (most) Horror films have their own variation of the 3 Act Structure. As I have discussed in previous entries on the 3 Act Structure most movies work on the premise that a protaganist is confronted with a problem that they have to solve and by doing so learn [...]
ACT 1 – SET UP
Mr. Fox and his wife, Mrs. Fox, are caught in a trap as they steal chickens from a farm. As they hear the Farmer approaching Mrs. Fox tells her husband that she is pregnant and if they ever get out of this situation she wants him to go [...]
Horror films tend to differ a little bit to other films when applying the three act structure. In the following summary of the fabulous horror An American Werewolf in London it is evident that the figure of David does not have the same character arc of a hero in a comedy or thriller who [...]