Philippe Met | Studying horror

As reported in Omnia, Philippe Met of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses his course Horror Cinema, which covers “provocative, graphic, transgressive” films from around the world. “We can safely assume the vast majority of those who enjoy these movies are not sick people,” he says, “so the purpose of the course is to decide what draws us to this spectacle and what is the value behind the spectacle of these films? Is it a unique way for us to grapple with these issues and impulses?”

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