Gore in horror anything has the uncanny ability to gross people out. It causes most people to look away in disgust, but inevitably, it keeps us glaring at such scenes with an uncontrollable urge not to look away.
While it continues imbedding terror and fright deep into our souls, the
sight of blood has always been something we were taught to avoid with extreme prejudice.
Keeping us glued to the excessive amounts of red liquid that stream from opened torn flesh are the results of our own apatites for pain. Seeing these types of things fascinates us to the point of causing our vivid imaginations to remember such scenes even when our eyes are closed.
Gore is a part of horror that will never be extinguished. It is the core of most things in horror, and I for one am grateful for the horrific visions that the writers who produce them release into our everyday lives.
I for one have seen my share of bloodied events, whether they are in films or in real life, whether they happened to an actor or to our own body, the chance to see an actual victim is present in every tick of a working clock. From the tiniest cut that seeps blood and continues without letting up, to the widest open gash that pours from within our skin, blood is everywhere.
The sight of an open muscle or the intestinal ropes that come slithering out of our bodies tells us that there is no return from such a wound? The thought of things that are too late to change the outcome and dooming us to endure the pain of breathing in our last seconds of air before we are gone forever is what causes people to fear getting injured...