Sometimes 3D technology is used in films that are often unsettling and rely on scaring the audience through a portrayal of their worst fears and nightmares. They are included in a genre that generally aims to create a feeling of fear, panic, alarm, and dread for the audience – the horror film.
Their plot usually centers on the arrival of an evil force, person, or event. Sometimes horror movies include mythical creatures such as ghosts, vampires, and zombies. All this is a wonderful pretext to include some exquisite 3D graphics and 3D models. Traditionally, horror films incorporate a large amount of violence and gore into the plot. Using 3D technology, many of the special effects become memorable. Though it has its own style, horror films often overlaps into other genres, such as fantasy, thriller, or science-fiction genres. Some of the most interesting mixes use 3D visuals.
Cool horror movies in 3D
Final destination – A guy dreams his friends death and his own death, further on. Dreams come true sometimes.
Saw – Some people are held hostage by a psychopath, who is set on teaching his victims the value of life by putting them into demented life or death games.
My Bloody Valentine – A guy returns to his hometown on the tenth anniversary of the Valentine’s night massacre that claimed the lives of 22 people, strangely to find himself suspected of committing the murders.
Horror movies include several sub-genres such as: Comedy-Horror (Examples: Beetlejuice, Zombieland, Shaun of the Dead), Teen-Horror (Examples: I Know What You Did Last Summer, Scream, Texas Chainsaw Massacre), Monster-Horror (Examples: Aliens, Godzilla, Creature from the Black Lagoon), Slasher (Examples: Halloween, My Bloody Valentine, Black Christmas), Supernatural-Horror (Examples: The Exorcist, The Ring, The Omen) and Zombie-Horror (Examples: Night of the Living Dead, Shaun of the Dead, 28 Days Later )
The newest sequels of them are widely taking advantage of the coolest effects available out there, in the 3D world. Some of them are actually making history; such is the case of SAW 3D, for example.
Saw 3D was shot entirely in RealD 3D using the system called SI-3D digital. For making a final decision and choosing 3D, Burg and asked to view a minute of the original Saw film rendered in 3D. On the sets and traps were designed to take advantage of 3D. Saw 3D was Greutert’s first time directing a 3D film.