Discuss Slender Man

I heard the studio really fucked this one up. It was going to be a hard R but after one of the fathers from one of the girls IRL started complaining about it the studio lost its nerve and cut it down to a PG13 and left many things on the cutting room floor. Thats why it just seems like it makes no sense what so ever. I suggest if anyone is interested in this they wait for an R or directors cut on DVD. But since its getting slammed so badly that probably wont even happen.

Another(could have been)great horror film ruined by the dreaded PG13 bitch slap. Shame.

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So true. And if you think about it this even makes no sense at all. IRL it has been teenage girls involved in the (attempted) murder and the studio has nothing better to do than put this out with a PG13, so teenagers can watch it, too??? That is like being a dry alcoholic and someone tells you that the free job at the liquor store might be the best opportunity for you... hmm

Funny side note. My wife and I went to see The Meg, a fun summer flick. She went to the bathroom and heard a bunch of teen girls talking about Slender Man and one of the girls says 'Id let Slender Man eat my ass.'...yes, this is the type of people the studios are pandering to. Fuck hardcore horror fans....Slender Man eating ass is the new thing to aim for...

Not a surprise when they went to see a tame PG13 shark movie that was intended to be a hard R and directed by Eli Roth in the first place. Think about it, the biggest shark on screen so far in movie history and the only scary thing about it was the PG13 label itself.


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