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Author's Note: 10 Horror Films That Changed the Genre

I'm a huge horror fan, and it was a real pleasure to research and write this one. Horror fans have strong opinions about their favorite movies, and it was hard to trim this list down to 10, so I'm sure some readers are going to disagree with a few choices. It was interesting to see how the changes brought about by one horror film can pave the way for another horror film to come along and change things again. "Night of the Living Dead" probably doesn't happen without "Blood Feast" happening first. "Scream" makes no sense without two decades of slasher movies to play off of, starting with "Halloween."

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