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John Carpenter’s horror classic is not about what you think it’s about. By Tracy Moore.
Title is more than a little creepy
Imagine a dude wrote an article 'Everything I know about women I learned from "The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants"'
I mean... have you spoken to any men since watching a horror movie about paranoia?
That's the other thing: this movie is about paranoia in general. You can superimpose any theme on top of that because mass paranoia in the 20th century has many examples to draw from
So the fact that someone projected masculinity paranoia specifically, then used is The Reference Point for relating to all things male of all men... well, like I say creepy af
This is one woman’s reflection on a masterpiece of horror in her own terms. Might we put away our paranoia and compose ourselves? Unless, of course, there is something to fear, meaning ’tisn’t about paranoia after all.
The movie is about paranoia
I am perfectly composed
You are - as always - missing the point
Sure, pal. Take it easy. Nobody’s trying to take your paranoia away from you. Now, I don’t agree it’s all about paranoia, because their fear is so justified. You can find people that think it’s about paranoia too. Or the clothes, or the keys, or games. Me, I think it’s about the other.