Tag Archives: Horror Movie Cleanse

Horror Movie Cleanse: Themes

Why Are Kids So Scary? A theme is an idea that recurs in or pervades a work of art or literature, and that includes film. Themes of movies include redemption, fate, sacrifice, and vengeance just to name a few. What did I … Continue reading

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Horror Movie Cleanse Top Five

My Top Favorites Sleepaway Camp The thing about this movie that sets it apart from other eighties horror films is definitely the ending. In the last frame of the movie, Angela is completely naked revealing that she is actually a … Continue reading

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To B-Movie Or Not To B-Movie?

In this post we define what makes a film a B-movie and we put the 2006 slasher film “Hatchet” to the test. Continue reading

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Horror Movie Cleanse: It Comes At Night

The following is in response to the film It Comes At Night, written by Trey Edward Shults and starring Joel Edgerton, Christopher Abbott, and Carmen Ejogo. It Comes At Night is the story of a family and their experiences in loss when the world … Continue reading

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Horror Movie Cleanse: Open Grave

The following is in response to the film Open Grave, written by Eddie Borey and Chris Borey and starring Sharlto Copley, Thomas Kretschmann, and Josie Ho. This film from 2013 is filled with action from the moment the main character wakes up in an huge pit—an … Continue reading

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Horror Movie Cleanse: Honorable Mentions

Hello again fellow bloggers and internet-searchers. A month ago I started a series in which I watched horror films and posted a response every day of March. I have been having so much fun and I am not ready for … Continue reading

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Horror Movie Cleanse: The Witch

The story kicks off when Tomasin, the eldest daughter of William and Katherine, is playing pickaboo with her infant brother Samuel. When Tomasin opens her eyes, Samuel is gone. In this scene, writer and director Robert Eggers seems to be saying to the audience, “pay attention.” You don’t want to be like Tomasin and close your eyes for a moment; who knows what you’ll miss. Continue reading

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