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The Movie ' The Forest '

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The movies. A place where everyone comes to see entertainment on the big screen. Going to the movies has become very common in American culture. Sometimes though movies can be more than movies; they become events which can pull you in and make you feel like you are a part of the movie. No movies do that better than horror movies, which could have you sitting at the edge of your seat in one minute, then have you cowering back in your seat the next minute. I experienced a horror movie like that, it pulled me into the movie and made me feel everything the main character felt. The movie is called The Forest. The movie uses effective scare tactics such as creepy environment, jump scares, and psychological horror. The Forest is about a woman going to find her twin sister who got lost in a forest. But it is not just any forest the sister got lost in, it is the Aokigahara forest in Japan which is also called the suicide forest because of the high amounts of suicides committed in the forest. The movie is able to utilize the inherent creepiness in the forest, to keep the movie suspenseful and full of tension. Throughout the movie the forest is eerily quiet and all you hear is the crunching of twigs under the protagonist feet or the sound of the wind rustling the branches of the trees. All these sounds keep you at the edge of your seat, wondering when the first ghost or ghoul will pop out. Since there is no real music, and no signs when a jump scare could happen you are left
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