White is a surprisingly popular color in horror, appearing everywhere from slasher films to psychological thrillers. But what does it mean? Find out more.
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The Meaning of Black in Horror
Black: the single most iconic color of horror. Found everywhere, used all the time. But what, exactly, does it mean?
The Meaning of Pink in Horror
From Carrie to It Follows to Jennifer’s Body, find out how horror uses pink to create uniquely “girly” horror
The Meaning of Purple in Horror
Purple may not be a common color in horror, but when it does make an appearance, it’s hard to ignore. Find out what it means when you see purple in horror.
The Meaning of Yellow in Horror
From The Yellow Wallpaper to that trope of kids in horror wearing the same yellow raincoat, yellow follows horror wherever it goes. Here’s why.
The Meaning of Orange in Horror
From Halloween and Day of the Dead to ritualistic fire scenes in cult horror, the color orange has a unique role in the horror community. Learn more.
The Meaning of Red in Horror
From Edgar Allan Poe to Belgian cannibal horror Raw, red has a unique role in horror. Read more to see what it is.