Intrigues, thrill, tension – all this can be applied to thrillers. It is considered, that the first creator of a thriller film was Alfred Hitchcock. This director could make the audience feel thrill, he was a master of controlling peoples’ emotions and made brilliant masterpieces which are still popular and have good reviews by critics these days.
At this point, you can find the following subgenres of the main one: mystery films, horror movies, detective stories, psychological films, and thrillers with elements of sci-fi. However, the main genre – thriller – gives all these subgenres one thing which makes them special, and it is suspense. It makes viewers to watch such films having a feeling of uncertainty and thrill.
Thriller as a genre is intensively developing nowadays for directors use new technologies to increase that feeling of suspense. A well-made thriller can easily frighten the audience and stun people. If it happens when you are watching a thriller movie, be sure it is a good one.