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Killtoberfest 5 – #3: The Exorcist

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“Do you know what she did, your cunting daughter?” Faith is a battlefield, and war is Hell: The Exorcist. The most important moment in William Friedkin’s 1973 horror blockbuster happens entirely off-screen, yet drives most of the rest of the plot. No, I’m not referring to Regan’s …

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Killtoberfest 5 – #2: Get Out

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“Why us? Huh? Why black people?” In Danse Macabre, about the 1975 horror film The Stepford Wives (to which Get Out is certainly a spiritual successor), Stephen King wrote: “Men, the film says, do not want women; they want robots with sex organs.” Get Out answers a similar question by …