The Youth of Today Do Not Find John Carpenter's Halloween Scary
While scouring the wire for news for you cats, we came across an interesting tidbit over on Yahoo! Movies concerning a "study" done with millennial subjects who reveal that they don't find the John Carpenter classic Halloween scary.
According to the site: Halloween just didn't do it for most of our millennial subjects in the scare department. In response to an overarching question asking to rate the film's "scariness" on a scale of 1-10, the film registered a meager 5.4 rating. The highest single rating it got? A 7.5. The lowest, a 2.
"It was extremely corny," said Ryan Eclarin, a senior English major at UCLA. "I found it immensely more comical than scary."
Jason Serio, 21, a business major at Glendale Community College, echoed Eclarin's sentiments that the film is unintentionally funny. "It was one of the LOL-worthiest movies I have seen in a while."
There are some differing opinions as well from students who did enjoy it, but it begs a question... Have we as a whole become jaded and desensitized? Or maybe the kids polled were just your usual know nothing asshats? A bit of both maybe? Head on over here to read the whole article and let us know how you feel below. Did the film scare you? Does it still? Sound off!
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