That’s What Horror Movies Look Like Without Special Effects

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Looper created this amazing video which shows us how the scariest horror films look like without special effects. They feature unedited scenes from The RingThe Conjuring 2 and many more.

Traditionally, horror isn’t a genre that depends on digital trickery. Taking a practical approach is often not only cheaper, but more effective when it comes to unnerving an audience—and horror movies rarely enjoy the freedom of a big budget, especially when the big studios aren’t involved. Advances in technology in recent years have made convincing visual effects far more accessible, however, to the point that even low-budget productions can take advantage. Green screens are now commonplace on horror sets—and if you strip away all the special effects, what you’re left with isn’t very scary at all…