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After watching a movie with your children or students, we encourage parents and teachers to look for education opportunities to teach with movies. Here are a few discussion topics that can help with lesson plans or teaching in the home.
Did the movie make you jump? What makes movies scarier for you—outright, in your face scary images on the screen or more subtle themes that linger in your mind after the movie? Why are so many people attracted to horror movies?
Is there a link between movies that dwell on the afterlife and religious beliefs? Why is the afterlife nearly always depicted as a frightening place? Why are “ghosts” often evil? What do these repeated themes say about our views of religion and the possibility of a life hereafter?