The Negative Impressions Horror Movies Can Leave On Individuals
Saturday, November 6, 2021, By Sophie Gomprecht
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Kendall Phillips, professor of communication and rhetorical studies in the College of Visual and Performing Arts, was quoted about horror films in Deseret News, Hindustan Times, and Hindustan Times video.
In the story for Deseret News, Phillips discussed how horror movies may provide a bad impression on those considering enacting violence. He said, “Once you start getting into the head of, you know, the sociopath, the anti-social person, the revolutionary, that’s when we suddenly think that this image of violence can be inspiring to the wrong kind of people.”