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Genre Change: Horror Versions of Non-Horror Films

The horror genre’s culinary equivalent is the mushroom. If you like it, you love it. If you don’t like it, you’re repulsed by it and probably won’t go anywhere near it. At best, you might put up with mushrooms (or horror films) for the sake of a date. But you won’t enjoy it. As for me, I love mushrooms and wish they were in every dish I ate. Here are some non-horror dishes that I’ve given a new flavor by adding mushrooms. Er… I mean, horror.

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11 Food Items that Altered Character Arcs


It’s amazing what can set a plot in motion. For instance, as was detailed recently at filmhaze, The Godfather was set in motion by Sonny’s question during the meeting with “The Turk” Solozzo. “You mean to tell me the Tattaglias will guarantee our investment?”, he asks. This sets everything else in motion that leads Michael, the protagonist, into becoming Don Michael Corleone. But these events don’t just happen for the protagonist. Most (all?) primary characters have a character arc that takes them from point A to point B and then point C. And in several cases, food is what sparks them along in their character arc. Here are some examples: Continue reading

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