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Introduction

Joshua Grimm

in Devil’s Advocates: It Follows

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325581
eISBN:
9781800342354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325581.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter begins with a description of film director David Robert Mitchell's recurring nightmare when he was 10 years old of being slowly followed by something that could adopt multiple ... More


It Follows

Joshua Grimm

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325581
eISBN:
9781800342354
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325581.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Amid a recent resurgence in horror films, David Robert Mitchell's It Follows stands out as a particularly bold entry, a horror fan's dream come true that sparked a renewed creativity. Pulling a ... More


‘A Hint of Joy Before it All Goes to Hell’

Joshua Grimm

in It Follows

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325581
eISBN:
9781800342354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325581.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses how David Robert Mitchell repeatedly listed John Carpenter as one of his main influences. It describes the opening scenes of Mitchell's It Follows on a tree-lined suburban ... More


‘I Need Water!’

Joshua Grimm

in It Follows

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325581
eISBN:
9781800342354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325581.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses how the best horror films say something about complicated gender politics, nationwide policy decisions, reaction to a significant event, or any issue that deserves more ... More


The Monster Function

Adam Charles Hart

in Monstrous Forms: Moving Image Horror Across Media

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780190916237
eISBN:
9780190916275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190916237.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Chapter 5 begins the second part of the book, “Scary Monsters (and Super Creeps).” Whereas the first part focused on the sensational address and direct stimulation of the horror viewer, gamer, and ... More


‘I Can’t Do This’

Joshua Grimm

in It Follows

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325581
eISBN:
9781800342354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325581.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses the easy classification of David Robert Mitchell'sIt Follows that most closely falls into the slasher subgenre with its crop of teen characters. It explores the open universe ... More


Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop: Deconstructing The Entity

Joshua Grimm

in It Follows

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325581
eISBN:
9781800342354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325581.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on how David Robert Mitchell's It Follows stands out from its horror brethren through ingenious design and use of the entity. It explains Mitchell's preference to use a ... More


Where Goes the Neighbourhood?

Joshua Grimm

in It Follows

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325581
eISBN:
9781800342354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325581.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter looks at one of the reviews of David Robert Mitchell's It Follows from a local paper in Detroit, which describes the film's surroundings as disorienting but well-suited to the local ... More


Path to Victory

Joshua Grimm

in It Follows

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325581
eISBN:
9781800342354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325581.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter investigates the final scene of David Robert Mitchell'sIt Follows as the ultimate conclusion for whomever is tethered to the entity. It reviews the entity that possesses the ability to ... More


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