Long before horror practitioners tapped the terrifying aesthetic of fog in films like The Mist and The Wolfman, the misty moors of Wuthering Heights were the domain of moaning spirits and weeping specters. There’s something about fog that taps into something primal, a universal human anxiety about what lurks within thick vapors.
Big thanks go out to our friends at Horror-Fix.com who put the infographic below on our radar. It’s an awesome, at-a-glance exploration of fog’s importance in films. It covers the main uses of fog and mist, as well as what the phenomenon represents; it includes excellent examples of fog in cinema and the “Mistiest” movies ever! Any guesses?
The infographic was created by the folks at VapingMan.co.uk. of Give it a look-see and let us know what you think in the Comments section!