100 Words Or Less: On ‘It Follows’

It Follows

By having its boogeyman be a personification of STD’s that slowly stalks its victims, It Follows is a successful horror movie about Pepé Le Pew. Which is interesting, not only because we need more gritty reboots of Looney Tunes, but because slasher movies have always been about sex as a subtext. By making it the actual primary plot, we now have an alternative method of teaching kids about safe sex. It’s a much more effective method of promoting abstinence than Catholicism.

 

 




Tim Gaydos

Author: Tim Gaydos

Tim is a contributor for Robot Butt and is not hosting a parasitic xenomorph inside him, so just don't worry about it, ok? You can disagree with his opinions on Twitter @timthinksthings.

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