History Headscratchers / TheCabinInTheWoods

3rd Jul '16 2:04:56 PM wusch
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*** The total loss thing is most likely just there for the sake of talking about it and evaluations to make it easier to compare the sacrefices with each other. You could even call what we had in the movie close to a sucess, as the Virgin ''almost'' kills the Fool shortly before sunrise. But in the end, almost doesn't count.




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** Well, most likely because that would have simply been boring.
19th Jun '16 12:50:49 AM Mufascar
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** The Harbinger refers to the titular Cabin as 'The Buckner place' so I'm assuming the Black Room is always the Black Room.
17th Jun '16 6:48:37 AM owlyoudoin
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** It's specifically mentioned by the Controllers that the sacrifices have to choose. One of them says flat out that "They have to choose how they die". The whole story is that these teenagers are being punished for their transgressions. They're being manipulated into these transgressions, yes, but that's close enough for the Ancient Ones.
14th Jun '16 11:17:08 AM WildeOscar
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*** LiveActionTV/MysteryScienceTheater3000 has pretty much covered parodying that genre as much as possible.
9th May '16 3:25:45 AM erforce
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** How do we know that the Ancient Ones will rise if not sated, and if they rise, they will "destroy" the world? Presumably, because it happened before. Since we are here, then, it's not like ''total'' world destruction. After all, [[TheTerminator SkyNet]] is never able to ''totally'' destroy all organic life. Not even humans. But they do manage to pretty much "destroy" the world.

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** How do we know that the Ancient Ones will rise if not sated, and if they rise, they will "destroy" the world? Presumably, because it happened before. Since we are here, then, it's not like ''total'' world destruction. After all, [[TheTerminator [[Franchise/{{Terminator}} SkyNet]] is never able to ''totally'' destroy all organic life. Not even humans. But they do manage to pretty much "destroy" the world.
20th Apr '16 12:29:08 PM erforce
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*** Yeah, because everyone is going to believe a 9 year old when she says her classmates were killed by a ghost. If this universe represents all horror movies then there’s your answer, in most horror movies, including sequels, people is amazingly skeptical and don’t believe monsters exist, nor they believe the survivors' story. We have several tropes about it; ArbitrarySkepticism, ScullySyndrome, WeirdnessCensor, HollywoodAtheist, etc. And no, I doubt they kill the survivor girl, to some extend is possible that the “urban legend” that born after the survivor tells her story feed the myth and the coming of new victims. Something similar of how NightmareOnElmStreet movies work.

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*** Yeah, because everyone is going to believe a 9 year old when she says her classmates were killed by a ghost. If this universe represents all horror movies then there’s your answer, in most horror movies, including sequels, people is amazingly skeptical and don’t believe monsters exist, nor they believe the survivors' story. We have several tropes about it; ArbitrarySkepticism, ScullySyndrome, WeirdnessCensor, HollywoodAtheist, etc. And no, I doubt they kill the survivor girl, to some extend is possible that the “urban legend” that born after the survivor tells her story feed the myth and the coming of new victims. Something similar of how NightmareOnElmStreet ''Franchise/ANightmareOnElmStreet'' movies work.
18th Apr '16 11:12:17 PM Luppercus
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*** Yeah, because everyone is going to believe a 9 year old when she says her classmates were killed by a ghost. If this universe represents all horror movies then there’s your answer, in most horror movies, including sequels, people is amazingly skeptical and don’t believe monsters exist, nor they believe the survivors' story. We have several tropes about it; ArbitrarySkepticism, ScullySyndrome, WeirdnessCensor, HollywoodAtheist, etc. And no, I doubt they kill the survivor girl, to some extend is possible that the “urban legend” that born after the survivor tells her story feed the myth and the coming of new victims. Something similar of how TheNightmareOnElmStreet movies work.

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*** Yeah, because everyone is going to believe a 9 year old when she says her classmates were killed by a ghost. If this universe represents all horror movies then there’s your answer, in most horror movies, including sequels, people is amazingly skeptical and don’t believe monsters exist, nor they believe the survivors' story. We have several tropes about it; ArbitrarySkepticism, ScullySyndrome, WeirdnessCensor, HollywoodAtheist, etc. And no, I doubt they kill the survivor girl, to some extend is possible that the “urban legend” that born after the survivor tells her story feed the myth and the coming of new victims. Something similar of how TheNightmareOnElmStreet NightmareOnElmStreet movies work.
18th Apr '16 11:10:39 PM Luppercus
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****Yeah, because everyone is going to believe a 9 year old when she says her classmates were killed by a ghost. If this universe represents all horror movies then there’s your answer, in most horror movies, including sequels, people is amazingly skeptical and don’t believe monsters exist, nor they believe the survivors' story. We have several tropes about it; ArbitrarySkepticism, ScullySyndrome, WeirdnessCensor, HollywoodAtheist, etc. And no, I doubt they kill the survivor girl, to some extend is possible that the “urban legend” that born after the survivor tells her story feed the myth and the coming of new victims. Something similar of how TheNightmareOnElmStreet movies work.
18th Apr '16 11:01:10 PM Luppercus
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** You’re missing the point entirely. The movie clearly establishes that the “old fashion way” was human sacrifice, a practice that was common to basically all human cultures in the world.
18th Apr '16 10:13:47 PM Luppercus
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***Yes, according to [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yGz2xdQa1ho Good Bad Flicks it was The Faculty]] and I agree in the logic behind it.
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