Looking back at three films (The Night of the Hunter, House, and The Texas Chainsaw Massacre), this essay proposes a new way to read horror politically, moving away from allegories of “horrible content” in favor of an attention to the horrors of form and how “secondary” background details assert themselves.
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Research Article| June 01 2011
Sunset with Chainsaw
Film Quarterly (2011) 64 (4): 28–33.
Evan Calder Williams; Sunset with Chainsaw. Film Quarterly 1 June 2011; 64 (4): 28–33. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/FQ.2011.64.4.28
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