“Ultimately, the endurance of Finney’s story and the concept of ‘pod people’ can be attributed to the fact that it’s not a metaphor for any one fear, but rather dozens.”
In the Vague Visages Writers’ Room on Facebook, freelancers were asked to comment about their favorite Halloween flicks.
Mike and Anya submitted this draft on August 25, 2017 — one day before Tobe Hooper passed away at age 74.
“More than a stage play, the high concept and tonal spasms make ‘Before We Vanish’ feel like an adaptation of a cult manga.”
“The characters play games, they play with toys — these tangents feel directionless but thematically resonate as a wandering need to reaffirm identity.”