Beyond the Multiplex: "Halloween," gore and the art of the horror film

The best scary movies relish suspense and atmosphere, but the latest horror films are grosser than that.

Published October 26, 2007 10:23AM (EDT)

Salon's Andrew O'Hehir remembers "The Haunting" and other great horror films that use atmosphere and suspense to capture an audience. This week's "Beyond the Multiplex" explores the gruesome state of current American horror.

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