Tag Archives: horror

The One That Got Away

The virginal Final Girl is one of the most famous and easily recognizable tropes in the horror genre. Whenever this character type comes up in conversation, I usually recommend the hilarious, but accurate Behind the Mask.

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“The Thing” – Storyboard Vs. Film

If you haven’t figured it out through previous posts of mine, I’m fascinated by the ingenuity and brilliance of film directors and the people they work with. I’m biased, but I do think that film is by far the most challenging and rewarding of the arts. It’s one of the only art forms that can easily transcend societal barriers. The only other art I’d consider to have such an effect is music, but what’s unique about cinema is that it’s inclusive of all art forms. You will find that the fine arts, music, photography, and writing all play an integral role in the creation of a quality film.