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Final Destination 5: Are we dead yet?

I spent a whole chapter of my Master’s dissertation in Film Studies discussing how the term “torture-porn” is an eye-catching, hyperbolic phrase that should be swapped out for “torture horror.”  Which is to say, I’m not an exaggerating ninny anytime some gore hits the screen.  Final Destination 5, however, does make that term “torture porn” come to life in unsettling ways. Continue reading