“Where do they get these ideas?” you cry as you try to hide from the screen (or, alternatively, cringe at the lame attempt to scare you). Well, you know how in movies some guy says his name is John after seeing a urinal? Creators work essentially like that -- often, when they want to scare you, they show you something that scared them once. Does it work? Sometimes it does, sometimes it doesn’t. We’ll let you decide which is which on this list.

Apes freak out TIM BURTON and he tried to capture what makes them so disturbing to him when he made Planet of the Apes. They scare me. he said. They may smile at you and look cute but beneath the surface is a darker behavior.

Source: Wired

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