Posts in Textbook Horror
"Hymen Holocaust": 'Cherry Falls' and the Myth of the Sacred Virgin

Since the fifties, teen culture has often revolved around an active rejection of the values and morals of the past generation. As horror movies suggest, when it comes to sex that rejection can be a matter of life or death.

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Facing the Millennial Mortality of 'It Follows' and 'Happy Death Day'

In the halcyon days of your teenage years and early twenties, it’s easy to believe that you may just live forever - no matter how hard you party or who you piss off in the process. But as these two modern horrors conclude, death catches up to all of us eventually. Sometimes literally.

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