Patricia Pisters
Professor of Media Studies, University of Amsterdam

Patricia Pisters is a professor of media studies at the University of Amsterdam. Her most recent book is Filming for the Future: The Work of Louis van Gasteren (2015).

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From Psycho 1960 by Alfred Hitchcock. Photo by Archive Photos/Getty.

Film and visual culture

It’s not just your imagination. Horror films are much more scary than they were in the past. Here’s how they do it

Patricia Pisters