Violence As A Cheap Conflict Drug
In discussing The Following, Todd VanDerWerff writes about violence & wanting “to be only cool moments”: “Violence becomes a kind of cheap conflict drug, and the show’s writers keep trying to get hit after hit. The effect wears thin, particularly for those familiar with horror movies, who will see every single twist coming.”
Tagged as: 2010s, blood, crime, detectives, disappointment, horror, Kevin Bacon, law enforcement, murder, police procedurals, screenwriting, serial killers, The Following, tv, violence, writing
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