My formula for a slasher film is this;
2. relish/ repel
4. Screw you, killer
5. Come Uppance
I need to empathize with the hero or heroine.
I need to relish in enough of the evil the villain does but equally be scared of and repulsed by the killer.
I need a victim to die that I was rooting for their death.
I need a victim to die that I am upset they were killed, getting me to root for the comeuppance the hero or heroine doles out on the killer.
The hero needs to dole out justice to the killer.Recommend0 Simily SnapsPublished in