There’s Someone Inside Your House (Brice 2021)

There’s Someone Inside Your House (Brice 2021)

We thought we could finally be done with Wan, but we ended up watching one he co-produced. Still conservative in ideology, the film does show some advances in diversity and representation. Could this be a shift in the baseline expectations of inclusion in horror films and if so what does that mean for the genre?

Also, we definitely have to give the film its due accolades for the intriguing and innovative title.

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There’s Someone Inside Your House (Brice 2021)

TOPIC INDEX – There’s Someone Inside Your House  (Brice 2021) (times are approximate) 

0:30 – Introductions

4:15 – Movie discussion begins
5:00 – overall takes – NO SPOILERS
6:00 – societal fears
8:00 – punishing racism
9:30 – Marshall doesn’t get it
14:00 – new horror genre fears
22:00 -who dies and why
25:00 – secrets
26:30 – research methods
39:00 back to societal fears
42:00 – women and gender roles
44:00 – or James Wan’s involvement
50:00 – streaming compared to direct to video
53:00 – progress and not with gender and sexuality
59:00 – characters
1:02:00 – filmmaking and plot movement
1:23:10 – grading the film using the Collective Nightmares Evolving Rubric of Social Responsibility

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