Because the nature of these films is often distant from the, arguably, “traditional” sense of cinema (classical Hollywood cinema, or CHH), viewership can be challenging, and sometimes even isolating.
Horror, as a genre of film, posits filmmakers to reveal the cruelty of a situation, especially regarding social issues, and provides a safe space in which audiences are invited to spectate and digest information simultaneously. In the examination of social issues in horror films, many will find that the important themes are present beyond the surface. A viewer must be willing to see through the blood and the gore, to look over the pile of bones, and pick apart the skin to analyze the role in which intersectionality has in the scope of horror as a genre, and cinema as a discourse.
Tom was kind enough to take some time out of his busy schedule to answer some more interview questions. He talks independent filmmaking and how much he admires Will Forget, both as a person, and as a gifted actor.
A common misconception occurs when discussing certain aspects of genre films, particularly in the suspense/horror…
This time, Jared and Riley are counting down their favorite TV shows, songs, and movies. They also discuss some upcoming 2019 releases on their radar.
Golden Globe nominations, Kevin Hart, and more.
Jared and Riley are back for another podcast episode. They touch on Stan Lee’s ever-lasting legacy, how bad they are at working, and why The Walking Dead shouldn’t exist any longer.
Jared and Riley talk the latest news from Hollywood, mainly Marvel and DC, but also catch up on some life events. Catch the episode here, or on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, and Spotify.