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Friday, 31 December 2010

RM - Deconstruction of Sorority House Massacre

Sorority House Massacre (Carrol Frank, 1986)
Link to imdb
Budget and Takings not announced on imdb
Looks like Halloween opening
Long opening shot 1 min +
Eerie music – heartbeat noises – suspenseful
Blue tint usedLooks like a low budget film due to the opening credit with blood splatters
Medium close up, mid-shot, two-shot used – sets audience up for flash back.
High angles used.
Eerie music again – Villain?
Footsteps and shadow of person used builds up the tension.
Camera tracks through a hallway
Shot-to-shot used
Close up of guy dying – audience can hear a scream and can only see a closed door.

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