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Video Essay Examines The Role Of Christianity In Horror Movies

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Video looks at how Christianity has been co-opted by horror movies.


Ever since the box-office success of The Exorcist, horror movies have integrated religion into their storylines. In Hollywood, that means Christianity, and in particular Catholicism, a sect that lends itself particularly well to a visual medium.

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A new video essay by Renegade Cut takes a deep dive into Hollywood horror movies portray Christianity in an almost propagandist manner while painting other religions as something to be feared.





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