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Video: Gothic Doubles in Halloween (2018)

Hi, everyone! Just to reiterate, in between art and academic projects, I also write and talk about themes of Gothic horror, in cinema and other media. From time to time I uploaded videos on Youtube, so if you wish to hear about Gothic stuff from me, following my channel, there, is the best way to do so.

On that note, here is my latest video, the use of Gothic doubles in David Gordon Green's Halloween (2018):



The original 1978 Halloween featured doubles; however, the 2018 installment "doubles" its palimpsest to instill the updated Haddonfield with a compounded sense of death. This affect is part of the space's overall history as something infused with legends, replicas, and symbolic relics. All of these factors, in turn, reach out of the past, by which to intimate would-be destroyers and authority figures, in the present.

Give it a watch and pass it along if you enjoyed it. Comments are always appreciated!


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