The most intriguing aspect of Stephen King’s renowned novel It, has always been the coming of age story that is at the forefront of the narrative. This particular theme was elevated with Andy Muschietti’s 2017 film adaptation, which focuses on the core group of characters as children. His follow up
The Final Girl is one of the most recognizable tropes in the horror genre, especially in the revolutionary subgenre, the slasher film. Not only has the final girl evolved dramatically over the years, but there are a few theories attempting to explain the underlying meaning behind the sole survivor’s role.
Possession movies are a dime a dozen, relying heavily on Catholic iconography and belief to create stories about the power of faith. While a good possession film is really good (here’s looking at The Exorcist), they rely heavily on hegemonic ideas about religion. Enter, The Vigil, Keith Thomas’ directorial debut
Spoilers ahead! In The Love Witch’s campy, technicolor universe, there’s little more to live for than love. At least, that’s what protagonist Elaine Parks claims in her many voice-overs to the audience throughout the course of the film. After being emotionally abused and taken for granted by her ex-husband, Jerry,