This is the second installment on the article series that explores the trend of Asian horror and how it affected the horror industry overall. What can Western writers and authors learn from the new wave of interest in horror from the East? What are other aspects of horror we can learn?
The horror genre in America has plummeted in popularity in the previous decades. Sadly, the genre’s popularity has seen much hardship since the 1970s. America used to be the leader in the world when it came to horror cinema and fiction, but it seems today that you are more likely to find a foreign film that will be more frightening and more suspenseful than anything American.