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edited 14th Jun '15 9:40:54 AM by SeptimusHeap
* YellowPeril: Villain trope, as well as stereotyping Asians.
edited 12th Apr '13 6:50:13 AM by Nohbody
edited 12th Apr '13 5:37:14 PM by Thecommander236
edited 13th Apr '13 11:37:55 AM by Adannor
edited 13th Apr '13 9:52:52 PM by Willbyr
edited 14th Apr '13 7:35:28 PM by Willbyr
- Jerry Dandridge from Fright Night (2011) stands in stark contrast to the original film's charming and even likable monster. The film opens with Jerry having slaughtered a family, including the teenage son, out of suspicion the boy was spying on him. Jerry reveals himself to be a savage predator who kidnaps and feeds on people, keeping them locked up in his private larder. When Charlie Brewster tries to rescue a woman Jerry held hostage, Jerry had been toying with them both and had already turned her, letting her die in the sunlight solely to mess with Charlie. He's more than happy to tear the throats out of innocent bystanders and turns Charlie's girlfriend into a vampire in front of a helpless Charlie, and later mocks him as he makes out with her. While Dandridge in the original held a certain elegance, the remake's version is nothing more than a savage, sadistic predator.
edited 14th Apr '13 9:03:23 PM by Paireon