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    Imprisoned in Disgust: Roman Polanski's Repulsion.Tarja Laine - 2011 - Film-Philosophy 15 (2):36-50.
    Noël Carroll has suggested that scary films scare because our emotions are structured by the disgusting and dangerous properties of the films’ monsters. By contrast, this essay argues that some scary films scare through more direct means than can be explained by entertaining in thought, say, the impure properties of Count Dracula. It is the film itself that disgusts and frightens, by ‘taking over’ the spectator so that their consciousness of the film is ‘contaminated’ by the ‘spirit’ of horror. In (...)
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    The Diving Bell and the Butterfly as an Emotional Event.Tarja Laine - 2010 - Midwest Studies in Philosophy 34 (1):295-305.
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    Traumatic Horror Beyond the Edge: It Follows and Get Out.Tarja Laine - 2019 - Film-Philosophy 23 (3):282-302.
    Within cinematic horror, trauma as a concept has often been used as an allegorical strategy to work through collective anxieties. This article on It Follows and Get Out strikes another note. It argues that, by their aesthetic qualities, both films are rendered traumatic in their affective orientation, both toward the cinematic world and toward the spectator. It analyses the two films through trauma as an affective-aesthetic strategy that puts emphasis on the edge of the frame as well as on the (...)
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