Black guy dies first.
1:) No he didnt. Just goes to show your attention span and comprehension.
2:) Get off your ass and write a screenplay/story with black leads.
3:) Only racist here is you, I dont know what other point you are trying to make.
Black characters are not even the majority of 1st deaths in horror, so you really have no idea what you are talking about. All you have done is pick up on a myth, used by a few films, as comedy! and then spouted it out as a trope.
See point 3.
Even if I'm far off and you are not a SJW; can you blame me with such an insightful OP?
See point 1.
I laugh at the fact that people who point *beep* like this out, people like Obama who cry racism at the drop of a hat, they are keeping racism alive just as much as total ignorant bigots are.
What? I blame the Bush family. Fool me once, you can't fool me again.share
I completely agree with your views on this subject rupert-ian..share
Man you're projecting a lot your own pent up emotions on the op.share
He didn't die, plus, he had the best-paying job of anyone in the movie. the 2 folks in the house didn't even seem to have jobs.share
So we are going to pull this bullcrap card. So it has to be a white person killed first so black people don't make it a racist issue. Really?! Grow up! So white people can feel the same as your feeling now, if they (white people) get killed in every movie and be a white racist thing and ask When will a black person get killed first?...cause us white people are tired of getting killed first in every movie. Really...when will this bullcrap end? I mean...really?!share
good point, aclockwork_oranges71 :)share
Hilarious that people are so offended. Black guy dies first is a horror movie trope! I'm not saying a good one, but it's meaningful for the OP to mention it.share
Yes, it did used to be a horror movie trope/cliche that the black person in a horror film would die first. Pointing this out isn't racist, it's just a damn fact. Tired of white people hollering that bringing up the topic of racism or even pointing it out, is racist. No, the hell it isn't, and you better look up the meaning of racism if you're silly enough to think that it is. In fact, there used to be a site called Black Horror Films (started by a black man) that made fun of this particular trope by reviewing films that used it. It used to crack me up sometimes---don't know if it's still around,though.
Also the brother in this film dosen't die, either--get your facts straight.
this reminds me of a horror (forget the name) where a group of people go (caving?) underground and there's a scene where it teases that the black guy is gonna die first, but survives. i was cheering for his survival, till like 5 minutes later he actually does die. i couldn't stop laughing my a$$ off lolshare
The electrician did NOT die first. In fact, whether he lived or died was left unanswered. If he did die from his injuries, it was not shown onscreen and he did not die on the property. He was the first one to be attacked, though. The husband discovered the electrician, injured, and shouted at his wife to call an ambulance. The following scene was of the husband yelling at someone over the phone, explaining that it almost killed his electrician and to just send someone to fix it.
The first character to die onscreen was Harry Lewis, the visiting couple's son. He was drinking, drugging and sexing up his girlfriend. Those are no nos in a horror movie. Damn fool kids never learn. I added a spoiler tag in case you were actually watching a different movie. Your post would imply that this is the case.
Some homage films are over-saturated with cliches. This film took those cliches and twisted them into something darkly humorous and refreshing, yet familiar. I thought it was very close to brilliant.
This so called cliche where "the black guy dies first" is false. I have been an avid fan of horror movies for over 40 years. I am hard pressed to name any horror film besides Spider Baby where this is true. I don't often watch a film with the sole intention of picking out all the cliches or making up faux cliches. Perhaps I have missed a movie or two where "the black guy dies first". Feel free to enlighten me with a list of horror movies where this faux trope actually happens. Otherwise, the need to check that box is muckrakish.
You will find much more enjoyment watching movies if you quit looking for stuff to complain about and just pay attention to what is going on in the movie.
No time for the old in-n-out, love, I've just come to read the meter.
The following scene was of the husband yelling at someone over the phone, explaining that it almost killed his electrician and to just send someone to fix it.Exactly this ^^^ share
Well said, sirshare