Cinema in Cinema – When Movie Characters Watch Horror on the Big Screen. Looking at those films that went to the cinema. horl.uk/3pfngL2#horrorfans #article #horror #horrorarticle #cinema
There’s something strangely meta about film character’s sitting in a movie theatre. Whilst film imitates life in many ways, there’s a strange disconnection when we see certain actions, such as a character reminding us that we are watching a film. And you get this feeling when you spot someone in or coming out of a cinema. It’s borderline fourth wall breaking, and yet thrilling at the same time. There’s something special about the magic of cinemas being caught in the glamorous light of a camera lens. Me, the thrill often comes from spotting the film that characters are watching, especially when that film is of the horror persuasion. And that is where we have landed for this article, a little list of movies that dropped their cast of at the cinema, to watch a scary movie. From romantic comedies, to comic book action films, there’s always room for a little horror!