I think of horror films as art, as films of confrontation. Films that make you confront aspects of your own life that are difficult to face. Just because you’re making a horror film doesn’t mean you can’t make an artful film.
– David Cronenberg
Certainly the deepest horror, as far as I'm concerned, is what happens to your body at your own hands and others.
-- Wes Craven
I feel the horror audience is a great audience, and I would ideally make a movie that would give them as much energy as they're willing to give to the picture.
-- Sam Raimi
Film is such a powerful medium. It's like a weapon and I think you have a duty to self-censor.
-- Peter Jackson
In films murders are always very clean. I show how difficult it is and what a messy thing it is to kill a man.
-- Alfred Hitchcock