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Are horror films winding down for retirement?

By Ben Hamilton  

I’m afraid of loud noises. Sudden loud noises in particular: balloons, fireworks, champagne corks. As afflictions go, it’s pretty mild. I just have to avoid all special occasions. But it sets the bar at a certain level for horror films—if a film scares me more than a bursting balloon then it’s doing very well; if it tops a champagne cork then we’re…

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