Well, first time back at the theatre in over 2 years. Yay, I guess. Didn't hit me till on the drive back that this was the first recreational activity outside my home that I had taken part in since the pandemic hit the states. Coupled with almost crippling social anxiety, I honestly didn't think I would go back. Sort of glad I did, but I could feel it poisoning my experience as I was sitting in the theatre. It's a…
I haven't been in a good headspace to write lately. I'm really just writing to put forth an online personality that I hold dear (who might be taking a permanent hiatus from YouTube). I feel like I have been engaging with a lot of people about our online social structures and all the intricacies that come with it.
There are a lot of withered souls out there. Isolation has really taken a toll on some of us along with online…
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
Gatekeeping has become a very common practice within film circles. It's the act of saying something along the lines of, "You're not a film fan, unless you like these films". You've heard it before or something similiar if you've spent much time on film forums. Nowhere is it more common than within the horror community. Constant infighting about classic horror vs "elevated horror", legitimacy of jump scares, objectively speaking about what is actually scary vs what isn't (groan), etc. I…