Why We Crave Horror Movies Name: Institutional Affiliation: Why We Crave Horror Movies The author argues that people love horror movies because they those movies help them have an innocuous release valve for those inner demons hiding inside their bodies. King argues that everybody, including those who are not in the asylum, is mentally insane, and points out an example of how people find themselves talking to themselves (King, 1981). Moreover, he argues that horror movies are like roller coasters, which human beings use to have fun. Although King’s article is quite enjoyable to read, I do not believe that horror movies can help humans maintain their sanity (King, 1981). From a personal...