IT FOLLOWS Review

Posted: March 30, 2015 by Blaine Grimes in Uncategorized

MV5BMTUwMDEzNDI1MF5BMl5BanBnXkFtZTgwNzAyODU5MzE@._V1__SX1394_SY660_I’m guest reviewing the new film It Follows, which is already being called the best horror film of the year, over at Reel World Theology. Here’s a snippet:

Like so many horror movies before it—Halloween, Friday the 13th, Invasion of the Body Snatchers and The Thing, to name a few—Robert David Mitchell’s It Follows is about sex, which, of course, has very specific connotations in the genre and is replete with concomitant baggage. The trope is one with which we’re all familiar: two teenagers engage in premarital sex and are subsequently murdered by the monster or knife-wielding psychopath; but unlike its predecessors, who were largely content to let sexual politics serve as a plot-progressing subtext, It Follows puts them in the driver’s seat.

Click here to read the rest, and be sure to check out all the great stuff they’re doing at Reel World Theology!

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