In this episode, Jared and Riley talk polls, Halloween, and the Oscars.
Jared and Riley are here to break down each episode and provide ‘Scream’ fans with a recap of all episodes (6) by each night they premiered. They discuss overall impressions, best/worst moments, favorite lines, and predictions.
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.
The piece is glued together by Michael Abel’s haunting score, which is orchestrated all throughout. It, alone, will make your skin crawl. Beyond the music and the cast, it’s Peele’s key framing, and consistent intercutting, that make for a delicate, yet insightful text about the way we view ourselves and the “other.”
Happy Death Day 2U is a worthy sequel to its predecessor and solidifies why this franchise has the cult following that it does.
A common misconception occurs when discussing certain aspects of genre films, particularly in the suspense/horror…
Every single crew member on the set of ‘Psycho’ contributed to the success of the project, especially Bernard Herrmann’s insistent, eerie score, Saul Bass who primarily worked on storyboards, and Anthony Perkins who brought his polished theatrical performance style to the big screen.
Despite interesting room designs, the script lacks wit and execution. And that ending?