It Follows: Horror in a Straight Line

  It Follows: Horror in a Straight Line by Ben Dalton “It Follows (2014), directed by David Robert Mitchell, owes its genius to the simple violence of the straight line. When the film’s protagonist Jay (Maika Monroe) is followed–mercilessly, anonymously, slowly–by an unexplained force, it is the straight line that choreographs this following. Assuming various arbitrary human forms, the It advances directly towards … Continue reading