Go Back   Horror.com Forums - Talk about horror. > Horror.com Lobby > Horror.com General Forum

Reply
 
Thread Tools
  #21  
Old 10-18-2003, 11:55 AM
avenger00soul's Avatar
avenger00soul avenger00soul is offline
Cryptkeeper
 
Join Date: Sep 2003
Location: Kentucky
Posts: 4,363
Send a message via AIM to avenger00soul Send a message via Yahoo to avenger00soul
Just checked out your site. Vampires, Crackheads, Pirates, and Ninjas huh? Sounds...interesting. Haha.
__________________
"You think that when you die you go to heaven. You come to US!."
Reply With Quote
  #22  
Old 10-18-2003, 07:01 PM
pbenvin's Avatar
pbenvin pbenvin is offline
Evil Dead
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Location: Michigan, USA
Posts: 105
Send a message via Yahoo to pbenvin
The tagline "Based on true events" or "Based on a true story" is used by the makers of the movie to get people in the seats and up the realism. The Coen brothers used it for Fargo, the original TCM used it as well as the "remake," and numerous others since the beginning of film making. When you see the word "BASED," you should automaically asume it is a very loose interpretation of certain events. Like others have said before, the TCM flicks, as well as Psycho, are based on the murders of serial killer Ed Gein. Naturally, when we think it's a true story, we tend to become more emotionally tied into it. Shit, just look at the stir it caused when Blair Witch came out. Everyone I knew thought it was real.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -8. The time now is 11:14 AM.