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The Cabin in the Woods (2012, Drew Goddard)

I see it all now, it’s a plot. A plot — all those slasher movies. You know the ones. You don’t even have to watch them to become a scholar of their tropes. 1,242 more words

2010s

Deconstructing a Subgenre – The Cabin in the Woods (2012)

Writer’s note: I’m going to go into minor spoiler territory here.  This is a movie I highly recommend going into cold, knowing as little as possible.  526 more words

Review

Film Studies essay #1: Gender, Sexual Politics and Social Mobility

Explore the different ways in which people are represented in your 3 main texts.

At first glance, Drew Goddard’s The Cabin in the Woods appears to be simply another example of a genre film which employs negative stereotypes in stock characters alongside gratuitous violence, both of which are recognised as tropes of the horror genre. 718 more words

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Movie Review: The Cabin in the Woods

Horror films don’t fly with me.

There are a few reasons for that. I highlighted some of them during my overview of You’re Next. For those who haven’t gotten to read that, one of the main problems I have with horror films is that they are so predictable. 1,541 more words

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The Cabin in the Woods

The Cabin in the Woods (2012)
95 min – Horror | Mystery | Thriller – 13 April 2012 (USA)

Five friends go for a break at a remote cabin in the woods, where they get more than they bargained for. 27 more words

Horror

Jessica Chastain and Kristen Wiig to Join Matt Damon in Ridley Scott's 'The Martian'?

Jessica Chastain and Kristen Wiig look to both be joining Ridley Scott’s next film, The Martian.

I’m a big fan of both actresses. Chastain grabbed my attention, like many others, with an amazing turn in Zero Dark Thirty as well as Lawless. 162 more words

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