Appreciation & Enjoyment

When I watched Akira, I didn’t like it. I didn’t hate it either, but there just wasn’t any enjoyment to be had for me. Yet, despite my lack of enjoyment, I still think it’s a good movie. Why is this so? Continue reading “Appreciation & Enjoyment”

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On the Topic of “Horror”

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There seems to be this common misconception that horror’s sole purpose is to terrify its audience, typically with the idea of making them jump in reaction to something startling. But horrors won’t scare everybody, and if you look back on a lot of classic horrors, they’re snore-fests for today’s audience (excluding Japanese movies, because what the fuck Japan? You’re too good at horror).

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