Either way, Rob Zombie has changed horror over the past decade + ..
I still recall the weird and vibrant feeling I got in theaters when I went to see HOUSE OF 1000 CORPSES.. it was a feeling that rattled me to my core—less the movie’s grotesque scenes but more the people surrounding me cheering on the artsy death scenes..
Nonetheless, Zombie is coming back with 31.. this teaser poster was revealed today .. Zombie has said in an email to BLOODY DISGUSTING that the movie will be for hardcore fans who want blood and gore.. And brutal..
But do we want brutal anymore?
I never cared for the Zombie horror films.. They are amazing in their ability to convey fear, and certainly have been effective in gaining cult following..But isn’t brutal so 2000 and late?
The SAW franchise went overboard and the shock value wore off.. Sure there’s a crowd that still wants as much torture as they can get to fill a day or a movie, but the bigger majority seems to be shifting towards a more methodical and intelligent horror—one that uses scare tactics and creative fright as opposed to gratuitous blood ..
Or maybe I am just misjudging the whole horror scene, which would not be the first time..
I was most interested in reading the BLOODY DISGUSTING comments thread to see what other horror fans wanted. And didn’t.