^ Two words: torture porn.
When The Exorcist was re-released into theaters, the younger people in the audience laughed at it.
I love classic horror films. The new stuff isn't horror, it's torture porn. It's an attempt to see just how bloody and graphic as they can. Story isn't important, just bring on the severed chests with the heart hanging out, with dogs eating it. That's what passes for horror films these days.