42- #DLMChallenge “It Follows”

For #42 of the #DLMChallenge #365moviesin365days on March 28th I watched: It Follows. There’s little question as to why people followed this film as it grew in distribution.

The film follows (no pun this time) a young woman who comes across a demonic monster after sleeping with the man who was once haunted by it. If it sounds like a metaphor for STDs, then you’ve understood my subtle hint. This film however lays it on thick. BUT!

This does not make it any less of a film. It’s smart, creepy, and has a soundtrack evocative of the classic John Carpenter films (something with which I’ve been intimately acquainted recently).

The crazy part is that without much violence, and nudity only for disgusting visuals, the film is pretty clean for a horror film. Many other horror movies get away with murder at a PG-13 rating, while this one is barely an R.

Watch it if you love horror movies. You may not like it, but that’s okay, because this movie is worth the watch.

The Main Crew:

Cinematographer:  Mike Gioulakis  (John Dies at the End, Camp X-Ray)

Written and Directed by: David Robert Mitchell (The Myth of the American Sleepover)

The Main Cast:

Maika Monroe (The Guest, Labor Day)

Keir Gilchrist (It’s Kind of a Funny Story, United States of Tara)

Jake Weary (Pretty Little LiarsZombeavers)


Follow me on Twitter to keep up with my #DLMChallenge @GuyOnAWire

And to learn more about the DLM Challenge— Click here.

-Jamie

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