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Two Companies Could Pay You $ 1,300 To Watch Horror Movies This Halloween: NPR


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Two Companies Could Pay You $ 1,300 To Watch Horror Movies This Halloween: NPR

A cosplayer dressed as Pennywise from “It” poses during the Comic Con festival in 2017 at the Grande Halle de la Villette in Paris.

Bertrand Guay / AFP via Getty Images

Ready to make some scary money?

Two companies are each offering $ 1,300 to a viewer willing to watch 13 horror films. – this Halloween season.

Promotion on DISH Network will require a fan to watch a dozen Stephen King adaptations of A Baker, The brilliant To This To Misery.

The satellite television company will equip its chosen subject with a “survival kit” consisting of a blanket, popcorn, candy and Stephen King accessories. They will also receive a Fitbit to track their heart rate during the Scary Movies.

“Once you’ve watched all 13 movies and recorded your report, we’ll pay you $ 1,300!” Spend it the way you want. Just avoid a certain Colorado hotel! The network warned, referring to the grim setting of The brilliant.

In a separate deal, the FinanceBuzz website announced that it was hiring a horror heart rate analyst to watch a compilation of low and high budget movies.

Movies on the list include the 1999 Found Pictures classic The Blair Witch Project as well as more recent titles such as Paranormal activity, A quiet place, and Get out.

This viewer also gets a Fitbit for recording his heart rate during movies, skipping fears and all. The website says it wants to determine if there is a correlation between a horror movie’s budget and how “scary” it is.

“More often than not, horror movies are scary because of their history… not the budget of the production studio,” FinanceBuzz said. “Some of the most spectacular slasher movies and terrifying thrillers have been made with a silly change from the superhero sequels and well-known franchises.”

The financial bonus is definitely an incentive, but if you are not selected for any of the contests, remember that you can still watch these movies just for fun.

As Jack Torrance, the deranged caretaker of The Shining’s Overlook Hotel, once wrote, “All work and no play makes Jack a boring boy.


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