The function of myth I’m analyzing (regarding Joseph Campbell’s functions of myth) is the Sociological function. This particular function is characterized by a way of life that is introduced to the audience, or reader, that teaches what behaviors are acceptable and which aren’t, and what might happen if you deviate from these rules or laws.
In practice, the X rating was such a mess, especially in those early days, that I’m not exactly going to blame anyone for fighting against it. Especially since a lot of the arguments for making the movie X rated were pretty unfair.
As someone who spent my early adulthood watching NC-17 horror movies (mostly thanks to Rob Zombie), it’s very interesting to look back at the controversy surrounding The Exorcist (1973).
I think pigeonholing The Sixth Sense as that movie where the guy was dead all along is kind of unfair. Yes, this is how the movie ends. However, that’s not really what the movie is about; not in the way that The Village is really about its twist ending. I honestly think the ending is the least interesting part of the Sixth Sense.
I recommend strongly that you stick to Bram Stoker’s version of events. If not for it’s ending, then the true character and deceitful nature of the Vampire Lord. All of which are lacking in this book.
For fans of horror comedies, Horns (2013) is a must see. Our main character waking up one morning to see horns growing out of his head in a religious town, the entirety of which is convinced he murdered his girlfriend, would probably harm his defense, but this proves not the case for Ig.
According to director Johannes Roberts, the upcoming 2021 Resident Evil film will be titled: Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City. The setting of Raccoon City portrays a vital role. The film will be a reformation of the first two Resident Evil games and provide an origin story.
I Still Know What you did last summer review. Does this remake justify its own existence, or was the original more than enough?